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Julie Auerbach, Astor Weiss Kaplan & Mandel Julie Auerbach, Astor Weiss Kaplan & Mandel

With the increasing number of individuals other than parents raising children, the question of whether these third parties can incur child support obligations is being presented to the courts.  As a matter of public policy, courts want to encourage the involvement of third parties when either or both parents are unable to care for their children. For this reason, courts have historically been disinclined to impose support obligations on third parties.

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