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.
Every jurisdiction, including Georgia, has enacted child support guidelines used by the courts to determine what resources should be considered income for the purpose of calculating a parent’s child support obligation. Most of these guidelines employ the term “income from all sources.” Georgia’s child support guidelines require that the total gross income of both parents […]
The topic of child support has long been a controversial one throughout the state of Georgia. During the past decade, changes have been made to the paternity laws in an effort to make rules more transparent and fair to both parents. However, there are still problems, especially when paternity is an issue. Horror stories involving […]
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