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I just got married and my husband pays child support to his sons mother.

Glen Cove, NY |

I see that i have no "direct" legal resposibility. I was just wondering is there a court case where the judge ruled against the mother to collect support from the step parent?

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  1. Best answer

    As the step parent, you are not responsible for the support of your husband's son. The only way that you would ever be responsible for support your husband's son is if you were to adopt him. Otherwise, no, not ever!


  2. I am not aware of such a case; however, I have not had occasion to research this topic recently. If there is one, it would be very, very unusual circumstances.

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  3. there are no such cases.

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