43-1402. Child support; liability of parents.

The father of a child whose paternity is established either by judicial proceedings or by acknowledgment as hereinafter provided shall be liable for its support to the same extent and in the same manner as the father of a child born in lawful wedlock is liable for its support. The mother of a child shall also be liable for its support. The liability of each parent may be determined, enforced, and discharged in accordance with the methods hereinafter provided.

Source:Laws 1941, c. 81, § 2, p. 322; C.S.Supp.,1941, § 43-702; R.S.1943, § 13-102; R.S.1943, (1983), § 13-102.