Understanding Georgia Custody Evaluations

Author: Burton Miller A custody evaluation in Georgia helps a Court determine the best custody arrangement for children. Typically, mental health professionals conduct these evaluations, which are officially called forensic child custody evaluations. A Court may use the evaluations in all types of actions where the children’s best interest needs to be determined, including divorces, […]

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Podcast Episode #1: Obtaining a Child’s Passport During Custody Disputes

In this premiere episode of our legal podcast, we discuss issues surrounding obtaining a passport for a minor child when parents are divorced. Listen now. Podcast Link Transcript of Episode #1: Obtaining a Child’s Passport During Custody Disputes Mary Montgomery: Hello everyone, this is Mary Montgomery of Stearns-Montgomery & Proctor in Atlanta, GA. On today’s […]

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The 2021 Guide to Back Child Support Laws & Arrears Forgiveness

Child support payments are generally awarded to the custodial parent of a minor child to help with expenses associated with raising that child. Georgia law uses a child support calculation that takes into account the income of both parents. The court-ordered child support amount is intended to equal the minimum amount the noncustodial parent would […]

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Three Myths of Child Support in Georgia

For parents, finding reliable information about child support online can be a challenge. While most states’ child support laws are similar, the specifics vary from one state to the next, and it can often be difficult to tell whether a particular resource is up-to-date on the latest guidelines that apply.

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