mother's pension


mother's pension
A means whereby mothers who are without means of support for their children may maintain the family relation not subject to the disgrace attendant on support furnished under the poor law; a provision for the payment of a definite sum, to be fixed by some public agency or court, for the mother and each child, leaving the mother free to spend the money in her own way. State ex rel. Stearns County v Klasen, 123 Minn 382, 143 NW 984.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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