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Chapter 452

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  452.160.  Father and mother, parent, child, defined — how construed. — The terms of section 452.150 shall apply to children born out of wedlock and to children born in wedlock, and the terms "father and mother", "parent", "child", shall apply without reference to whether a child was born in lawful wedlock.


(RSMo 1939 § 1527)

Prior revision: 1929 § 1363


Issue of certain marriages legitimate, 474.080

(1968) The Missouri Supreme Court held that the proper construction of Missouri statutory provisions relating to the obligations and rights of parents affords illegitimate children a right equal with that of legitimate children to require support by their fathers. Prior cases to the contrary were expressly overruled. R. . . . v. R. . . . (Mo.), 431 S.W.2d 152.

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