Last week on this blog we discussed a case where a non-biological father was ordered to continue paying child support because he had paid it for a significant period of time knowing that he was not the child’s biological father. Although family law issues may seem pretty straightforward, they can actually be fraught with complexities. When it comes to child custody and child support, it is crucial that parents understand their legal rights and how best to protect them, as failing to do so could result in unwanted consequences.