California Evidence Code Section 702

CA Ev Code § 702 (2017)  

(a) Subject to Section 801, the testimony of a witness concerning a particular matter is inadmissible unless he has personal knowledge of the matter. Against the objection of a party, such personal knowledge must be shown before the witness may testify concerning the matter.

(b) A witness’ personal knowledge of a matter may be shown by any otherwise admissible evidence, including his own testimony.

(Enacted by Stats. 1965, Ch. 299.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018