Sample Objections to Statement of Decision in Divorce in California
This sample objection to statement of decision for California divorce is filed pursuant to California Rule of Court 3.1590(g) on the grounds that the statement of decision fails to explain the legal and factual basis of the decision as to each of the principal controverted issues at trial as required by Code of Civil Procedure section 632, and on the further grounds that it incorrectly lists legal conclusions instead of ultimate facts. The sample has been revised and updated as of January 2016, is 11 pages and includes brief instructions, a memorandum of points and authorities with citations to case law and statutory authority and proof of service by mail. The author is a freelance paralegal that has worked in California and Federal litigation since 1995. Note that the author is NOT an attorney and no guarantee or warranty is provided.