Cal. Civ. Code § 1542

Current through the 2023 Legislative Session.
Section 1542 - Claims not known by creditor at time of executing release

A general release does not extend to claims that the creditor or releasing party does not know or suspect to exist in his or her favor at the time of executing the release and that, if known by him or her, would have materially affected his or her settlement with the debtor or released party.

Ca. Civ. Code § 1542

Amended by Stats 2018 ch 157 (SB 1431),s 2, eff. 1/1/2019.
Amended by Stats 2004 ch 183 (AB 3082),s 28, eff. 1/1/2005