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County of Tehama et al v. Derek Todd

April 16, 2012

COUNTY OF TEHAMA ET AL., PLAINTIFFS AND RESPONDENTS,
v.
DEREK TODD, DEFENDANT AND APPELLANT.



(Super. Ct. No. FL64944)

The opinion of the court was delivered by: Butz , J.

County of Tehema v. Todd

CA3

NOT TO BE PUBLISHED

California Rules of Court, rule 8.1115(a), prohibits courts and parties from citing or relying on opinions not certified for publication or ordered published, except as specified by rule 8.1115(b). This opinion has not been certified for publication or ordered published for purposes of rule 8.1115.

Defendant Derek Todd brings this pro se judgment roll appeal from a family court judgment that he pay $80 per month in child support for his son.

Because he has failed to demonstrate error, we shall affirm.

FACTUAL BACKGROUND

The limited record on appeal establishes that Todd and Crystal Williams are the parents of one son. The child lives with Williams and, with the exception of a single month, Todd spent no visitation time with his son between August 2010 and April 2011.

At some time prior to May 2001, the County of Tehama filed an action to establish Todd's child support obligation; the complaint is not in the record on appeal. Todd answered, and opposed the County's proposed child support order. He filed an income and expense declaration averring that his only cash income, $661 per month, comes from disability payments.

A child support hearing was held July 21, 2011. The County, Williams and Todd appeared; no reporter's transcript of that hearing appears in the record. The trial court's "Ruling re Child Support" states that, after it conducted an "inquiry," it concluded Todd should receive a "deduction" from his income for the support expense paid for his child from another relationship, and that he must pay $80 per month in guideline child support for his son with Williams.

DISCUSSION

Todd contends the court failed to make the low-income adjustment to his child support obligation contemplated by the applicable statute. A proper application of that adjustment, he argues, would reduce his ...


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