Cal. Code Civ. Proc. § 1861

Current through the 2021 Legislative Session
Section 1861 - Presumption terms of writing used in primary and general acceptation; evidence of local, technical or peculiar signification

The terms of a writing are presumed to have been used in their primary and general acceptation, but evidence is nevertheless admissible that they have a local, technical, or otherwise peculiar signification, and were so used and understood in the particular instance, in which case the agreement must be construed accordingly.

Ca. Civ. Proc. Code § 1861

Enacted 1872.