ADOPTION OF CHILDREN
16-1503. Consent of husband and wife necessary. A married man, not lawfully separated from his wife, cannot adopt a child without the consent of his wife; nor can a married woman, not thus separated from her husband, without his consent, provided the husband or wife, not consenting, is capable of giving such consent.
[(16-1503) 1879, p. 8, sec. 3; R.S., sec. 2547; reen. R.C. & C.L., sec. 2702; C.S., sec. 4684; I.C.A., sec. 31-1103.]