Chapter 5. Interest and Costs - California Code of Civil Procedure Section 685.010
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685.010. (a) Interest accrues at the rate of 10 percent per annum
on the principal amount of a money judgment remaining unsatisfied.
(b) The Legislature reserves the right to change the rate of
interest provided in subdivision (a) at any time to a rate of less
than 10 percent per annum, regardless of the date of entry of the
judgment or the date any obligation upon which the judgment is based
was incurred. A change in the rate of interest may be made applicable
only to the interest that accrues after the operative date of the
statute that changes the rate.
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