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If a man marries a woman with 2 minor children from a previous

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If a man marries a woman with 2 minor children from a previous relationship, and after6 years divorces the woman, is the man liable to pay child support for these children?

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Only if that man legally adopted those children (or those children are biologically his).

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A man has no statutory obligation to provide any type of child support to step-children. Only biological or adopted children would he have this type of obligation to.

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