Family Code section 244 - "Precedence of Hearing and Trial"

CALIFORNIA FAMILY CODE

PRIORITY OF HEARING OF EX PARTE TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER PETITIONERS

Family Code Section 244

(a) On the day of the hearing, the hearing on the petition shall take precedence over all other matters on the calendar that day, except older matters of the same character, and matters to which special precedence may be given by law.
(b) The hearing on the petition shall be set for trial at the earliest possible date and shall take precedence over all other matters, except older matters of the same character, and matters to which special precedence may be given by law.

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