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Code of Civil Procedure - CCP

PART 2. OF CIVIL ACTIONS [307 - 1062.20]

  ( Part 2 enacted 1872. )

TITLE 7. OTHER PROVISIONAL REMEDIES IN CIVIL ACTIONS [501 - 574]

  ( Heading of Title 7 added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 1516. )

CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [501- 501.]
  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 1516. )

501.
  

A person may not be imprisoned in a civil action for debt or tort, whether before or after judgment. Nothing in this section affects any power a court may have to imprison a person who violates a court order.

(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 1516.)

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