California Civil Code Section 2849

CA Civ Code § 2849 (2017)  

A surety is entitled to the benefit of every security for the performance of the principal obligation held by the creditor, or by a co-surety at the time of entering into the contract of suretyship, or acquired by him afterwards, whether the surety was aware of the security or not.

(Enacted 1872.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018