Is a step-parent entitled to request that the biological father of the child be paid child support?

Ontario, Canada

The following excerpt is from Truong v. Truong, 2012 ONSC 3455 (CanLII):

Barlow v. Barlow, [2003] P.E.I.J. No. 60, is a case where a step-parent argued that the biological father, who was not paying child support, should be required to do so. The court ruled that the mother had no such obligation and that the stepfather could commence an action and seek contribution from the natural father. The court required the stepfather to pay guideline support.

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