California Code, Family Code - FAM § 3800

As used in this chapter:

(a) “Custodial parent” means a party awarded physical custody of a child.

(b) “Deferred sale of home order” means an order that temporarily delays the sale and awards the temporary exclusive use and possession of the family home to a custodial parent of a minor child or child for whom support is authorized under Sections 3900 and 3901 or under Section 3910 , whether or not the custodial parent has sole or joint custody, in order to minimize the adverse impact of dissolution of marriage or legal separation of the parties on the welfare of the child.

(c) “Resident parent” means a party who has requested or who has already been awarded a deferred sale of home order.


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