Maine Revised Statutes

§1552. Obligations of father

(CONTAINS TEXT WITH VARYING EFFECTIVE DATES)
(WHOLE SECTION TEXT EFFECTIVE UNTIL 7/1/16)

The father of a child who is or may be born out of wedlock is liable to the same extent as the father of a child born in wedlock, whether or not the child is born alive, for the reasonable expense of the mother's pregnancy and confinement and for the education, support and funeral expenses of the child. [2005, c. 323, §10 (AMD).]

SECTION HISTORY
1995, c. 694, §B2 (NEW). 1995, c. 694, §E2 (AFF). 2005, c. 323, §10 (AMD). 2015, c. 296, Pt. B, §2 (AMD). 2015, c. 296, Pt. D, §1 (AFF).