Family Code 218 is not law yet. It will become law on January 1, 2015. What is it? Simply put, Family Code 218 is intended to overrule a decision called Marriage of Boblitt, which was decided in February of 2014 by the California Court of Appeal in Sacramento.
Leave it to those Northern California types to come up with this decision, right?
First, let’s look at some important background information to understand how we got here.