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SECTION 175
Legitimacy of children
Domestic Relations (DOM) CHAPTER 14, ARTICLE 10
§ 175. Legitimacy of children. 1. Where the action for divorce is
brought by the wife, the legitimacy of any child of the parties, born or
begotten before the commencement of the action, is not affected by the
judgment dissolving the marriage.

2. Where the action for divorce is brought by the husband, the
legitimacy of a child born or begotten before the commission of the
offense charged is not affected by a judgment dissolving the marriage;
but the legitimacy of any other child of the wife may be determined as
one of the issues in the action. In the absence of proof to the
contrary, the legitimacy of all the children begotten before the
commencement of the action must be presumed.