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When Do You Need A Guardian Ad Litem?

When a legal issue that comes before the Court involves matters that will affect the lives of children the services of a guardian ad litem is sometimes utilized to ensure that the best interest of the ...
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AT WHAT AGE CAN A CHILD SELECT WHICH PARENT HE/SHE WANTS TO LIVE WITH?

Under Georgia law, once a child reaches 14 years of age, he/she can elect the parent he/she wants to reside with. The election of a child age 14 years or older shall control unless the parent the ...
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CAN I MAKE AN OUT-OF-COURT AGREEMENT WITH MY EX-SPOUSE TO WAIVE CHILD SUPPORT OR REDUCE IT?

After a final judgment and decree of divorce that establishes child support has been entered, ex-spouses may wonder if they are allowed to establish their own private agreements outside of court ...
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IS CHILD SUPPORT AUTOMATICALLY REDUCED WHEN ONE OF THE CHILDREN TURNS 18?

Parents who pay a lump sum child support payment for multiple children may wonder if child support is automatically reduced when one of the children turns 18 and has graduated high school. Under ...
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Impact of Remarriage on Child Support

It is often necessary for Georgia courts to make a determination of the financial needs of a child or children at the conclusion of the divorce. In doing this the main consideration before the court ...
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What Factors Determine Alimony in Georgia?

Georgia, like many other states, allows for alimony payments in the event of a divorce. Alimony is typically awarded based on the financial needs of either spouse. The factors that go into this ...
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What Happens If I Get Behind On Child Support?

It is widely known that missed child support payments could result in jail time if the party is found to be in violation of a court order. For many jurisdictions across the United States this threat ...
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Can I Be Arrested For Not Paying Child Support?

In the state of Georgia it is common knowledge that a person can be arrested because of a failure to pay court ordered child support. All parents have an obligation to financially support their ...
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Can I Receive a Modification of a Divorce Decree?

A divorce decree is the Court's final ruling and judgment order which makes the termination of a marriage official. There are several reasons that modifications of divorce settlements are filed. ...
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