Step Parents and Child Support


Step-parents are now a common feature in many families in Ontario. Despite their ubiquity, individuals are often unaware of the legal responsibilities which flow from this kind of relationship. Individuals often believe that, when a marriage breaks down, they have no obligation to support their step-children. This confusion demonstrates why contacting a Family Law Lawyer. A lawyer is able to inform their clients of potential claims that can be made against them, in addition to ensuring that their legal rights are protected.

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