2009 California Civil Code - Section 1556-1559 :: Chapter 2. PartiesCIVIL CODE
1556. All persons are capable of contracting, except minors, persons of unsound mind, and persons deprived of civil rights. 1557. (a) The capacity of a minor to contract is governed by Division 11 (commencing with Section 6500) of the Family Code. (b) The capacity of a person of unsound mind to contract is governed by Part 1 (commencing with Section 38) of Division 1. 1558. It is essential to the validity of a contract, not only that the parties should exist, but that it should be possible to identify them. 1559. A contract, made expressly for the benefit of a third person, may be enforced by him at any time before the parties thereto rescind it.
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