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Children Born to Unmarried Spouses

Children Born to Unmarried Spouses

A couple who lives together in a marriage-like relationship and has a child together are “spouses” under the law. Learn how this impacts child support and other family law issues.

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People's Law School
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May 2017 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
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other family relationship, child support, step-parent, adoption, personal safety, change of name, Dial-A-Law