California Civil Code

Sec. § 2948


A mortgage of real property may be made in substantially the following form:
This mortgage, made the ____ day of ________, in the year ____, by AB, of _____, mortgagor, to CD, of ______, mortgagee, witnesseth:
That the mortgagor mortgages to the mortgagee [here describe the property], as security for the payment to him of _______ dollars, on [or before] the _____ day of ________, in the year ____, with interest thereon [or as security for the payment of an obligation, describing it, etc.]
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