Gomez v. PerezAnnotate this Case
409 U.S. 535 (1973)
U.S. Supreme Court
Gomez v. Perez, 409 U.S. 535 (1973)
Gomez v. Perez
Argued December 6, 1972
Decided January 17, 1973
409 U.S. 535
Texas law denying right of paternal support to illegitimate children while granting it to legitimate children violates the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. Cf. Levy v. Louisiana,391 U. S. 68; Weber v. Aetna Casualty & Surety Co.,406 U. S. 164.
466 S.W.2d 41, reversed and remanded.