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Adult Children: Law and Child Support

adult children: A provincial court agreed and the Ontario government plans to change the law, according to Toronto Star. Rick Madonik / Toronto Star By Laurie Monsebraaten Social justice reporter Sat., July 8, 2017 The provincial government will table an amendment to Ontario's Family Law Act this fall to give adult children with disabilities access to child support, the Star has learned. Coates launched a constutional challenge claiming Ontario's law discriminates against children with disabilities. The move comes in the wake of a provincial court decision Friday that ruled the law unconstitutional after a Brampton single mother's fight to win child support for her 22-year-old disabled son. As soon as the house is sitting again, we will be able to table an amendment to the bill, the source said. The Ontario government will be moving forward with an amendment to include adult children with disabilities in the Family Law Act, to essentially mirror the federal Divorce Act, said the government source, who added the province has been working on the change since last fall. ( As reported in the news.