California Civil Code Section 1214

CA Civ Code § 1214 (2017)  

Every conveyance of real property or an estate for years therein, other than a lease for a term not exceeding one year, is void as against any subsequent purchaser or mortgagee of the same property, or any part thereof, in good faith and for a valuable consideration, whose conveyance is first duly recorded, and as against any judgment affecting the title, unless the conveyance shall have been duly recorded prior to the record of notice of action.

(Amended by Stats. 1989, Ch. 698, Sec. 2.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018