Understanding Georgia Foster Care Adoption Laws

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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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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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Child Custody and Relocation in Georgia

After a divorce, the primary caregiver may decide to relocate. Therefore, a modification of the child custody agreement is required. In the state of Georgia, each case is handled on an individual basis. Although there are several factors under consideration, the exact direction in which the case will go varies depending on which factors are […]

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