CALIFORNIA FAMILY CODE
MODIFICATION, TERMINATION, OR SET ASIDE OF SUPPORT ORDERS
Relief From Orders
Family Code Section 3690
(a) The court may, on any terms that may be just, relieve a party from
a support order, or any part or parts thereof, after the six-month time limit of
Section 473 of the Code of Civil Procedure has run, based on the grounds, and within
the time limits, provided in this article.
(b) In all proceedings under this division, before granting relief, the
court shall find that the facts alleged as the grounds for relief materially
affected the original order and that the moving party would materially
benefit from the granting of the relief.
(c) Nothing in this article shall limit or modify the provisions of Section
11356 or 11356.2 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.
(d) This section shall not be operative if Assembly Bill 196, of the 1999-2000
Regular Session, is enacted and becomes operative.