2017 California Code
Civil Code - CIV
DIVISION 3 - OBLIGATIONS
PART 2 - CONTRACTS
TITLE 1 - NATURE OF A CONTRACT
CHAPTER 1 - Definition
Section 1550.

Universal Citation: CA Civ Code § 1550 (2017)
1550.  

It is essential to the existence of a contract that there should be:

1. Parties capable of contracting;

2. Their consent;

3. A lawful object; and,

4. A sufficient cause or consideration.

(Enacted 1872.)

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