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Appeal decision details support obligations for those standing in loco parentis

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 @ 12:29 PM | By Terry Davidson

A recent East Coast appeal decision is a reminder that while one may not be a child’s biological or adoptive parent, familial facts may dictate they must stand in loco parentis and pay support.

This is what experts had to say about the June 29 Prince Edward Island Court of Appeal decision in A.S.A. v. E.A.U. 2018 PECA 16, where a man was ordered to pay support for a child now grown and in university, even though he is not the biological or adoptive father.

The Appeal...