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Evidence Code - EVID

DIVISION 10. HEARSAY EVIDENCE [1200 - 1390]

  ( Division 10 enacted by Stats. 1965, Ch. 299. )
  

CHAPTER 2. Exceptions to the Hearsay Rule [1220 - 1390]

  ( Chapter 2 enacted by Stats. 1965, Ch. 299. )
  

ARTICLE 6. Statements Relating to Wills and to Claims Against Estates [1260 - 1261]
  ( Article 6 enacted by Stats. 1965, Ch. 299. )

  
1261.  

(a) Evidence of a statement is not made inadmissible by the hearsay rule when offered in an action upon a claim or demand against the estate of the declarant if the statement was made upon the personal knowledge of the declarant at a time when the matter had been recently perceived by him and while his recollection was clear.

(b) Evidence of a statement is inadmissible under this section if the statement was made under circumstances such as to indicate its lack of trustworthiness.

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