Cal. Civ. Code § 1644

Current through the 2021 Legislative Session
Section 1644 - Word understood in ordinary and popular sense

The words of a contract are to be understood in their ordinary and popular sense, rather than according to their strict legal meaning; unless used by the parties in a technical sense, or unless a special meaning is given to them by usage, in which case the latter must be followed.

Ca. Civ. Code § 1644

Enacted 1872.