SEC. 93-13-3. Award of guardianship where parents are separated; limitation of mother's liability.
In case the father and mother live apart the court may award the guardianship of a minor to either parent, and the state where the parent having the lawful custody resides, shall have jurisdiction to determine questions concerning the minor's guardianship: Provided that the provisions of this section shall not in any manner impose upon the mother any greater liability than is now imposed by law to support, maintain and educate her children.
SOURCES: Codes, 1930, Sec. 1864; 1942, Sec. 400; Laws, 1922, ch. 266.