25-2004. District court judgment; grounds for vacation or modification; determination.

The court may first try and decide upon the grounds to vacate or modify a judgment or order, before trying or deciding upon the validity of the defense or cause of action.

Source:R.S.1867, Code § 605, p. 501; R.S.1913, § 8210; C.S.1922, § 9163; C.S.1929, § 20-2004; R.S.1943, § 25-2004.