Can you sue your parents for support?

This fact sheet explains under which circumstances and how a child (anyone under 19, or anyone over 19 but with a disability or who is otherwise unable to support him or herself) is entitled to go to court to ask for child support from his or her parents.

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children's rights, rights of teens, child support, Family Law in BC website