There is no doubt that divorce is complicated. To make matters more complex, the added component of a child, or children, to the legal mix is typically what makes a relatively basic case quite convoluted and take substantially longer. While the reasoning is obvious, it’s important to understand that once your case is resolved, the […]
DCSS has instigated a child support case against me – I don’t know if I am the father. Will I be on the hook for child support?
It would seem that child support is based on an obvious principle: it is the child’s biological father who is the one to pays child support. However, mothers go to DCSS (Division of Child Support Services) offices on a daily basis to establish child support against a Defendant who may or may not be the […]
Issues of custody are always difficult, both for the parents and the children involved. What can make these disputes even more stressful is when the non-custodial parent cannot afford to make child support payments. In these tough economic times, an increasing number of parents fall into the “unable to pay” category, as opposed to willfully […]
Knowing all the ins and outs of Georgia child support and custody laws is difficult to remember during an emotional time like divorce. To help, we have put together a short list of important child custody and child support facts to keep in mind during and after divorce.