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“Duty of support” not limited to court-imposed obligations

Icon Written by CPorterEsq on November 17, 2015 – 8:18 am

When calculating child support in a divorce, a parent might seek to deviate from the standard schedule set out by statute because s/he is already supporting a child from another relationship. But what happens when the support payments aren’t based on a court order? The Court of Appeals ruled recently that the definition of “duty of […]