The Civil Code of the State of California, Volume 1

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H.S. Crocker & Company, book and job printers, 1872 - Civil law
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Contents

Effect of repeal
13
PERSONS n PERSONAL RIGHTS LTL PERSONAL RELATIONS IV CORPORATIONS PAET I
15
Minors who are
17
Status of minors how changed
18
When minor may disaffirm
19
Cannot disaffirm contract for necessaries
20
Powers of persons whose incapacity has been adjudged
21
PART II
23
Maiice not inferred
25
Substantial requisites
31
Certificate of marriage
32
Nullity
34
ARTICLE II
36
Divorce what
37
Causes for divorce
38
Desertion what
39
In case of cruelty where one party leaves the other who com mits desertion
40
Desertion how cured Effect of refusing condonation
41
Habitual intemperance for one year
42
Evidence of condonation
44
Condonation how revoked
45
Divorces denied when
46
Limitation of time
47
Divorce not to be granted by default etc
48
ARTICLE IV
49
allowance
50
Community and separate property may be subjected to support and educate children
51
Such an action subject to revision on appeal
52
Community property
55
Inventory of separate property of wife
56
Filing inventory notice of wifes title
57
Wifes property not liable for debts of the husband but liable for her own debts
58
Courtesy and dower not allowed
59
To be acknowledged and recorded
60
children
62
When husband or wife may bring action for the exclusive con trol of children Decree in such cases
63
When parental authority ceases
64
When a parent is not liable for support furnished his child
65
Wages of minors
66
Consent of child
67
Effect on former relations of child
68
Ward what
70
Jurisdiction
72
Powers of guardian appointed by Court
73
Relation confidential
74
Removal of guardian
75
Guardians discharge
76
Executors may bind
78
Deposit of indentures
79
PAET IV
81
To file articles with County Clerk and Secretary of State and receive certificate Term of existence
82
HOMESTEADS
85
contents
91
All stock may be represented in votes
92
meetings how called
101
Directors may levy assessments
104
CHAPTER III
111
ARTICLE II
119
ARTICLE IV
122
Insurance corporations
127
Payment of subscriptions Capital to be all paid in twelve
130
Railroad corporations
138
To provide n Sinking Fund to pay bonds
139
Certificate of payment of fixed capital stock
140
May cross or connect roads
142
Regulate force and speed
143
Forfeiture of franchise
144
Railroads through cities not to charge fare to and from points therein
145
State lands granted for use of corporations
146
Selections made how proved and certified to
147
Rates of charges
153
4D0 Passengor tickets how issued and to be good for six months
154
Street railroad corporations
155
Wagon road corporations
160
Bridge ferry wharf chute and pier corporations
163
Corporation to obtain license from Supervisors
164
Telegraph corporations lfis
165
Forfeiture for speculating in or owning lands exceeding
169
TITLE XI
178
Religious social and benevolent corporations
182
TITLE XV
190
DIVISION SECOND
197
TITLE I
199
Real property
201
CHAPTER I
204
ARTICLE I
205
Limited interest what
206
ARTICLE III
217
Income what
223
Limitations of chattels real
226
DEFINITION
228
Servitudes attached to land
232
TITLE III
242
Purchasers protected
247
Same
253
Certain sales etc by Trustees void
254
Married women
258
Same
259
When directions of author to be observed
260
Instruments deemed conveyances
261
Fraud
262
Power to dispose of fee 023 Power to revoke
263
llelease of such power
264
Effect of right of selection
265
Defective execution
266
PERSONAL OR MOVABLE PROPERTY Title I Personal property in general II Particular kinds of personal property
267
Collision from breach of rules
273
ACQUISITION OF PROPERTY
279
TITLE III
285
Recording transfers of real property 315
290
Corporation defined 82
292
Form of certificate of acknowledgment by attorney in fact
324
Certificate of authority of Justices in certain cases 1
325
Evidence must prove what
326
Officers authorized to do certain things
327
Recording and as evidence to be governed by then existing laws
328
CHAPTER V
337
Not void against purchaser having notice unless fraudis mutual
338
Same
339
Same
346
Same
347
Costs
348
CHAPTER
349
Mode of selection
350
Revocation by obliteration on face of will
351
Revocation by marriage and birth of issue S64 1299 Effect of marriage of a man on his will
352
208
356
will
366
Share of afterborn child out of what part of estate to be paid
367
Will to pass rights acquired after the making thereof
368
When devises and bequests vest
369
Rules of interpretation
370
Several instruments are to be taken together
371
Harmonizing various parts
372
When ambiguous or doubtful
373
Technical words not necessary
374
Same
375
Words of donation and of limitation
376
When conversion takes effect
377
When cannot be divested
378
Effect of condition precedent
379
Nature and designations of legacies
380
Order of sale in case of an intestate
381
Legacies how charged with debts t
383
Abatement
384
Possession of legatees
385
Satisfaction
386
Provisions as to revocations
387
TITLE VII
388
Same
395
Same
396
Advancements constitute part of distributive share
397
What are advancements
398
Distribution of common property on death of the husband
399
Inheritance by representation
400
Succession not claimed Attorney General to cause to be sold and proceeds deposited
401
Property escheated subject to charges as other property
402
Appropriation must bo for a useful purpose
403
Notice of appropriation
404
Forfeiture
405
TITLE I
413
Obligations joint or several etc
417
TITLE III
424
Performance
430
Partial performance
431
OFFER OF PERFORMANCE Section 1485 Obligation extinguished by offer of performance
436
Offer of partial performance
439
To whom to be made
440
When offer must be made
441
Offer to be made in good faith
442
Ability and willingness essential
443
Performance of condition precedent
444
Title to thing offered
445
Creditors retention of thing which he refuses to accept
446
PAET II
455
Essential elements of contract
456
Essentialsof consent
457
Constructive fraud
464
Actual fraud a question of fact
465
Mistake what
467
Mistake of law
468
Mistake of foreign laws
469
Mode of communicating acceptance of proposal
470
Acceptance by performance of conditions
471
Ratification of contract void for want of consent
472
Object what
473
TITLE II
480
Contracts how to be interpreted
484
vol i
489
Technical words
492
Contract restricted to its evident object
493
Particular clause subordinate to general intent
494
Contract partly written and partly printed
495
Inconsistent words rejected
496
Reasonable stipulations when implied
497
Time of performance of contract
498
Same
499
Exception
501
Restraints upon legal proceedings
502
Exception in favor of sale of good will
503
Contract in restraint of marriage void
504
ALTERATION AND CANCELLATION
510
TITLE I
521
Rights ami duties before delivery
537
TITLE III
555
Depositary must deliver on demand
559
ARTICLE III
568
Obligation of findor
573
Title to property lent
583
Contract cannot be modified by lender
584
Annual rate
586
Interest on judgment
587
Quiet possession
588
Degree of care etc on part of hirer
589
Thing let for a particular purpose 690
590
When hiring terminates
591
Renewal of lease by lessees continued possession
593
Rent when payable
594
Duties of employe for his own benefit
599
ARTICLE II
613
vol i
618

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Page 83 - A corporation is an artificial being, invisible, intangible, and existing only in contemplation of law. Being the mere creature of law. it possesses only those properties which the charter of its creation confers upon it, either expressly, or as incidental to its very existence.
Page 83 - Among the most important are immortality, and, if the expression may be allowed, individuality; properties, by which a perpetual succession of many persons are considered as the same, and may act as a single individual. They enable a corporation to manage its own affairs, and to hold property without the perplexing intricacies, the hazardous and endless necessity, of perpetual conveyances for the purpose of transmitting it from hand to hand.
Page 322 - On this - day of - , in the year - , before me [here insert the name and quality of the officer], personally appeared — — , known to me [or proved to me on the oath of - ] to be the president [or the secretary] of the corporation that executed the within instrument, and acknowledged to me that such corporation executed the same.
Page 467 - 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.
Page 88 - The amount of its capital stock and the number of shares into which the same shall be divided.
Page 324 - On this — day of in the year ——, before me (here insert the name and quality of the officer), personally appeared , known to me (or proved to me on the oath of ) to be the president (or the secretary) of the corporation that is described in and that executed the within instrument, and acknowledged to me that such corporation executed the same.
Page 518 - Every one is responsible, not only for the result of his willful acts, but also for an injury occasioned to another by his want of ordinary care or skill in the management of his property or person, except so far as the latter has, willfully or by want of ordinary care, brought the injury upon himself.
Page 223 - By section 35 of the same article, it is, also, provided that "expectant estates are descendible, devisable and alienable in the same manner as estates in possession.
Page 342 - The Legislature shall protect by law, from forced sale, a certain portion of the homestead and other property of all heads of families.
Page 68 - The father of an illegitimate child, by publicly acknowledging it as his own, receiving it as such, with the consent of his wife, if he is married, into his family, and otherwise treating it as if it were a legitimate child, thereby adopts it as such; and such child is thereupon deemed for all purposes legitimate from the time of its birth.

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