California Code of Civil Procedure Section 1860

CA Civ Pro Code § 1860 (2017)  

For the proper construction of an instrument, the circumstances under which it was made, including the situation of the subject of the instrument, and of the parties to it, may also be shown, so that the Judge be placed in the position of those whose language he is to interpret.

(Enacted 1872.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018