The Civil Code of the State of California, as Enacted in 1872: Amended at Subsequent Sessions, and Adaptd to the Constitution of 1879, with References to the Decisions in which the Code was Cited and an Appendix of General Laws Upon the Subject Embraced in the Code (Google eBook)

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S. Whitney, 1876 - Civil law - 589 pages
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Page 5 - Words used in this Code in the present tense include the future as well as the present; words used in the masculine gender include the feminine and neuter; the singular number includes the plural, and the plural the singular; the word "person...
Page 442 - ... accompanied by an immediate delivery, and followed by an actual and continued change of possession of the things transferred, to be fraudulent, and therefore void, against those who are his creditors while he remains in possession...
Page 235 - An agreement for the leasing for a longer period than one year, or for the sale of real property, or of an interest therein; and such agreement, if made by an agent of the party sought to be charged...
Page 83 - Every railroad corporation has power : 1. To cause such examination and surveys to be made as may be necessary to the selection of the most advantageous route...
Page 53 - To divide, withdraw, or in any manner pay to the stockholders, or any of them, any part of the capital stock of the corporation; or to reduce such capital stock without the consent of the legislature; or 3.
Page 429 - For the breach of an obligation not arising from contract, the measure of damages, except where otherwise expressly provided by this Code, Ls the amount which will compensate for all the detriment proximately caused thereby, whether it could have been anticipated or not...
Page 203 - ... if there be no father or mother, then one-half goes in equal shares to the brothers and sisters of the decedent, and to the children of any deceased brother or sister by right of representation.
Page 440 - To stay a judicial proceeding pending at the commencement of the action in which the injunction is demanded, unless such restraint is necessary to prevent a multiplicity of such proceedings; 2.
Page 177 - Every conveyance of real property, other than a lease for a term not exceeding one year, is void as against any subsequent purchaser or mortgagee of the same property, or any part thereof, in good faith and for a valuable consideration, whose conveyance is first duly recorded...
Page 130 - The absolute power of alienation shall not be suspended by any limitation or condition whatever, for a longer period than during the continuance of not more than two lives in being at the creation of the estate, except in the single case mentioned in the next section.

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