Code Section

Civil Code - CIV

DIVISION 4. GENERAL PROVISIONS [3274 - 9566]

  ( Heading of Division 4 amended by Stats. 1988, Ch. 160, Sec. 16. )
  

PART 1. RELIEF [3274 - 3428]

  ( Part 1 enacted 1872. )
  

TITLE 2. COMPENSATORY RELIEF [3281 - 3360]

  ( Title 2 enacted 1872. )
  

CHAPTER 2. Measure of Damages [[3300.] - 3360]

  ( Chapter 2 enacted 1872. )
  

ARTICLE 1. Damages for Breach of Contract [[3300.] - 3322]
  ( Article 1 enacted 1872. )

  
[3300.]  

 Section Thirty-three Hundred. For the breach of an obligation arising from contract, the measure of damages, except where otherwise expressly provided by this Code, is the amount which will compensate the party aggrieved for all the detriment proximately caused thereby, or which, in the ordinary course of things, would be likely to result therefrom.

(Amended by Code Amendments 1873-74, Ch. 612.)