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DO I HAVE TO FINANCIALLY SUPPORT MY RUNAWAY TEEN?

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DO I HAVE TO FINANCIALLY SUPPORT MY RUNAWAY TEEN?
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Family Law
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Thank you for using JustAnswer. Not really. That is, a court would not tell you that you have to pay money to your teen directly. If someone else is supporting him/her (such as a family member, friend, etc...) it's possible that a court could order you to pay support to the party that is providing shelter, clothing, etc... But a child does not have an individual claim for financial support. Hope that clears things up a bit. If you have any other questions, please let me know. If not, and you have not yet, please rate my answer AND press the "submit" button, if applicable. Please note that I don't get any credit for my answer unless and until you rate it a 3, 4, 5 (good or better). Thank you, ***** ***** luck to you!
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Did you have any other questions before you rate this answer?
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Should I continue to await your response, or may I assist the other customers that are waiting?
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My apologies, but I must assist the other customers that are waiting. If there's nothing else, please rate this answer. Please note that I don't get any credit for the time and effort that I spent on this answer unless and until you rate it a 3, 4, 5 (good or better) AND press the "submit" button, if applicable. ▼ RATING REQUIRED! ▼ Please don't forget to Rate my service as OK Service or higher. It's only then I am credited.If you feel that I have gone above and beyond in this answer (my average answer is about 10 minutes) bonuses are greatly appreciated. Thank you, ***** ***** luck to you!
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