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§52‑4.  Earnings and damages.

The earnings of a marriedperson by virtue of any contract for his or her personal service, and anydamages for personal injuries, or other tort sustained by either, can berecovered by such person suing alone, and such earnings or recovery shall behis or her sole and separate property. (1913, c. 13, s. 1; C.S., s.2513; 1965, c. 878, s. 1.)