Cal. Civ. Code § 1578

Current through the 2023 Legislative Session.
Section 1578 - Mistake of law

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.

Ca. Civ. Code § 1578

Enacted 1872.