California Civil Code Section 1440

CA Civ Code § 1440 (2017)  

If a party to an obligation gives notice to another, before the latter is in default, that he will not perform the same upon his part, and does not retract such notice before the time at which performance upon his part is due, such other party is entitled to enforce the obligation without previously performing or offering to perform any conditions upon his part in favor of the former party.

(Enacted 1872.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018