The Pacific Reporter Volume 131

The Pacific Reporter Volume 131

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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. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...Of Offense. A citizen and resident of another state, who without lawful excuse knowingly permits his child nnder 1(5 years of age to be and remain here in destitute or necessitous circumstances without providing for the support and maintenance of such eh i I1. thereby violates the Desertion Act (chapter loo, Laws of 1911), and may be punished therefor. Ed. Note.--For other cases, see Criminal Law, Cent. Dig. 177-189, 191; Dec Dig. f 97. S. Criminal Law ( 97)--Jurisdiction--Place Of Offense. When upon such charge the father is arrested in another state and, waiving requisition, comes in the custody of an officer, the courts of this state have jurisdiction to try him upon such charge although he has never before been within this state. But when after having thus come he is discharged by writ of habeas corpus by the probate court of the county where the charge was laid, and before having an opportunity to return is rearrested on the same charge, the state has no right to retain and try him for failure to support such child after he (the father) was thus brought here, without showing that after so coming he, without lawful excuse, knowingly failed or refused to furnish such support and maintenance. Ed. Note.--For other casm. see Criminal Law, Cent. Dig. si 177-189, 191; Dec. Dig. 97. 4. Parent And Child ( 17)--Prosecution For Nonbupport--Proof--Nonresident Parent. To render a father liable to punishment for such failure before being thus brought here, it must be shown that he knew or ought to have known the location and condition of his child, or that he had by act of omission or commission permitted him to be and remain here in destitute or necessitous circumstances without providing for his support and maintenance...."
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  • English
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