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

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Sumner Whitney, 1876 - Civil law - 589 pages
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Page 187 - A holographic will is one that is entirely written, dated and signed by the hand of the testator himself. It is subject to no other form, and may be made in or out of this state, and need not be witnessed.
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 230 - Mistake of law constitutes a mistake, within the meaning of this article, only when it arises from: 1. A misapprehension of the law by all parties, all supposing that they knew and understood it, and all making substantially the same mistake as to the law; or, 2. A misapprehension of the law by one party, of which the others are aware at the time of contracting, but which they do not rectify.
Page 4 - Day," the twenty-fifth day of December, every day on which an election is held throughout the state, and every day appointed by the President of the United States or by the governor of this state for a public fast, thanksgiving or holiday.
Page 230 - Mistake of fact is a mistake, not caused by the neglect of a legal duty on the part of the person making the mistake, and consisting in: 1. An unconscious ignorance or forgetfulness of a fact past or present, material to the contract; or, 2. Belief in the present existence of a thing material to the contract, which does not exist, or in the past existence of such a thing, which has not existed.
Page 37 - ... to the effect that the child shall be adopted and treated in all respects as his own lawful child should be treated.
Page 30 - Either husband or wife may enter into any engagement or transaction with the other, or with any other person, respecting property, which either might if unmarried...
Page 30 - A husband and wife cannot, by any contract with each other, alter their legal relations, except as to property, and except that they may agree, in writing, to an immediate separation, and may make provision for the support of either of them and of their children during such separation.
Page 428 - For the breach of an obligation not arising from contract, the measure of damages, except where otherwise expressly provided by this Code, is the amount which will compensate for all the detriment proximately caused thereby, whether it could have been anticipated or not.
Page 429 - ... the price paid, and the expenses properly incurred in examining the title...

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