Skip to main content

California Code, Civil Code - CIV § 1573

Welcome to FindLaw's Cases & Codes, a free source of state and federal court opinions, state laws, and the United States Code. For more information about the legal concepts addressed by these cases and statutes, visit FindLaw's Learn About the Law.

CONSTRUCTIVE FRAUD. ?Constructive fraud consists:

1.?In any breach of duty which, without an actually fraudulent intent, gains an advantage to the person in fault, or any one claiming under him, by misleading another to his prejudice, or to the prejudice of any one claiming under him; ?or,

2.?In any such act or omission as the law specially declares to be fraudulent, without respect to actual fraud.

Cite this article: - California Code, Civil Code - CIV § 1573 - last updated January 01, 2019 |

FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.

Copied to clipboard