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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 13. Dispositive Instruments and Ancient Writings [1330 - 1331]
  ( Article 13 enacted by Stats. 1965, Ch. 299. )

1330.
  

Evidence of a statement contained in a deed of conveyance or a will or other writing purporting to affect an interest in real or personal property is not made inadmissible by the hearsay rule if:

(a) The matter stated was relevant to the purpose of the writing;

(b) The matter stated would be relevant to an issue as to an interest in the property; and

(c) The dealings with the property since the statement was made have not been inconsistent with the truth of the statement.

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

1331.
  

Evidence of a statement is not made inadmissible by the hearsay rule if the statement is contained in a writing more than 30 years old and the statement has been since generally acted upon as true by persons having an interest in the matter.

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

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