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25 Jun 2010

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Can a father be held financially responsible for his mentally challenge son of 32?
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The responsibility on a parent to look after a child with a disorder is often a lifelong responsibility. In normal instances the duty of the parent to support a child end at age 18 or once the child becomes self-supporting. However a child with a mental handicap cannot fend for him/herself after the age of 18. I need more facts to advise you properly on this.
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