CHAPTER 1 - General Provisions | Califonrnia Code of Civil Procedure - CCP | Section 501.
501. A person may not be imprisoned in a civil action for debt or tort, whether before or after judgment. Nothing in this section affects any power a court may have to imprison a person who violates a court order.
(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 1516.)Section: 501
Last modified: July 19, 2016