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Old 07-13-2006, 03:49 AM
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Default I am a child seeking legal advice

I am 19 years old, the age of majority in BC. I am seeking advice on whether child support can be given directly to me, the child, if I were move out of my mom's house. Living here is emotionally abusive, and as such, I am considering leaving. My relationship with my dad is such that I cannot live with him. If I were to leave home, would I be entitled to the child support.

Extra info: I am a full-time post-secondary student with a full-time job for the summer (to pay for school, as I am paying for it myself) and will not be working when school begins

Thanks, it's difficult finding forums for people in my situation.
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Old 07-13-2006, 02:30 PM
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childofdivorce,

welcome to the forum

The applicable statute that applies to child support in British Columbia is

The Family Relations Act and also the Divorce Act Canada

The Family Relations Act can be found here

http://www.qp.gov.bc.ca/statreg/stat/F/96128_01.htm


The Divorce Act can be found here

http://laws.justice.gc.ca/en/D-3.4/index.html

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