Laws, Memorials, and Resolutions of the Territory of Montana Passed at the Extraordinary Session of the Legislative Assembly Convened by Proclamation of the Governor of Said Territory, Begun and Held at the City of Virginia, the Capital
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...an infant is a party he. shall appear by guardian, who may be appointed by the court in which the action was prosecuted, or by a judge thereof, or a probate judge. SEC. 10. The guardian shall he appointed as follows: First. When the infant is plaintiff, upon the application of the infant, if he be of the age of fourteen years, or if under that age upon the application of a relative or friend of the infant. Secmul. Whcii the infant is defendant, upon the application of the infant, if he be of the age of fourteen years, and apply within ten days after the service of the summons; if he be under the age of fourteen, or neglect so to apply, then upon the application of any other party to the action, or of a relative or friend of the infant. SEC. 11. An unmarried female may prosecute, as plaintiff, an action for her own seduction, and may recover therein such daniages, pecuniary or exemplary, as are assessed in her favor. SEC. 12. A father, or, in mse of his death or desertion, the mother, may prosecute, as plaintiff, 'for the seduction of the daughter, and the guardian for the seduction of the ward, though the daughter _or ward be not living with or in the service of the plaintiff at the time of the seduction or aflerwards, and there be no loss of service. SEC. 13. A father, or, in case of his death or deser "Au;ttyot1(1)t"p111'iilx'i: tion of his family, the mother, may maintain an action for the injury or death of a child; and a guardian for the injury or death of his ward. SEC. 14. Where the death of a person not being a minor is caused by the wrongful act or neglect of another, his heirs or personal representatives may main-I gr, c:,": i; 1, n tain an action 'for damages ginst the person' causing dun, 0...
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