California laws of interest to women and children

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Superintendent State Printing, 1912 - 184 pages
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Page 28 - guardian, the court or officer is to be guided by the following considerations: 1. By what appears to be for the best interest of the child in respect to its temporal and its mental and moral welfare; and if the child is of a sufficient age to form an intelligent preference, the court may consider
Page 27 - Effect of adoption. § 228. A child, when adopted, may take the family name of the person adopting. After adoption, the two shall sustain towards each other the legal relation of parent and child, and have all the rights and be subject to all the duties of that relation. [Amended March 30, 1874.] Effect on former relations of child.
Page 24 - father, the [2] mother, and the [3] children of any poor person who is unable to maintain himself by work, to maintain such person to the extent of their ability. The promise of an adult child to pay for necessaries previously furnished to such parent is binding. When a parent is liable for necessaries.
Page 104 - 104 Adultery. § 269a. Every person who lives in a state of cohabitation and adultery is guilty of a misdemeanor and punishable by a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding one year, or by both. [Amended March
Page 110 - INDECENT EXPOSURE, OBSCENE EXHIBITIONS, BOOKS AND PRINTS, AND BAWDY AND OTHER DISORDERLY HOUSES. Indecent exposures, exhibitions, and pictures. 1. Exposes his person or the private parts thereof, in any public place, or in any place where there are present other persons to be offended or annoyed thereby; or,
Page 112 - conviction shall be fined not less than fifty nor more than five hundred dollars, or imprisoned in the county jail not more than six months, or both. [Enacted March 22, 1907.] Selling liquors to minor. § 397b. Every person who sells, gives or delivers to any minor
Page 5 - 45. Libel is a false and unprivileged publication by writing, printing, picture, effigy, or other fixed representation to the eye, which exposes any person to hatred, contempt, ridicule, or obloquy, or which causes him to be shunned or avoided, or which has a tendency to injure him in his occupation. Slander. § 46. Slander is a false and unprivileged publication other than libel,
Page 20 - 1874.] Consideration for agreement of separation. § 160. The mutual consent of the parties is a sufficient consideration for such an agreement as is mentioned in the last section. May be joint tenants. § 161. A husband and wife may hold property as joint tenants, tenants in common, or as community property. Separate property of the wife. § 162.
Page 6 - 5. By a fair and true report, without malice, of the proceedings of a public meeting, if such meeting was lawfully convened for a lawful purpose and open to the public, or the publication of the matter complained of was for the public benefit. [Amended
Page 20 - other, but neither can be excluded from the other's dwelling. Husband and wife may make contracts. § 158. Either husband or wife may enter into any engagement or transaction with the other, or with any other person, respecting property, which either might if unmarried;

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