Step-parents' rights and responsibilities

This fact sheet provides information for step-parents who want to apply for guardianship, custody, or access of or contact with their step-children, and talks about whether step-parents are responsible to pay child support.

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step-parent's rights, custody, guardianship, access, parent's rights, Family Law in BC website