2011 California Code
Civil Code
DIVISION 4. GENERAL PROVISIONS [3274 - 9566]
ARTICLE 4. Revision of Contracts
Section 3401


CA Civ Code § 3401 (through 2012 Leg Sess) What's This?

In revising a written instrument, the Court may inquire what the instrument was intended to mean, and what were intended to be its legal consequences, and is not confined to the inquiry what the language of the instrument was intended to be.

(Enacted 1872.)

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