California Civil Code Section 2847

CA Civ Code § 2847 (2017)  

If a surety satisfies the principal obligation, or any part thereof, whether with or without legal proceedings, the principal is bound to reimburse what he has disbursed, including necessary costs and expenses; but the surety has no claim for reimbursement against other persons, though they may have been benefited by his act, except as prescribed by the next section.

(Enacted 1872.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018