Child support

At What Age Does Child Support End in Georgia?

In Georgia, parents are generally obligated to support their children financially, even if they do not have custody. The state uses standard Child Support Guidelines to determine how much a parent must pay to the custodial parent.  Child support payments continue until the order is vacated or modified. The support payments can also end if… read more

What Does Child Support Cover in Georgia?

Parents are legally obligated to support their children financially until their children become emancipated. The obligation does not end when the parents divorce or separate. Even when the parents were never married, each parent is expected to provide financially for their child. Georgia has child support guidelines that determine how much each parent should pay… read more

Do I Have to Pay Child Support With 50/50 Custody?

You might. It all depends on the circumstances of your divorce. When you get divorced in Lawrenceville, Georgia, you’ll need to make lots of decisions. If you have children, those decisions could become more complex and emotional. Divorce, child custody, and child support can have a substantial impact on your finances. Seek appropriate legal advice… read more

Child Support Arrears

Except in cases of emancipation, parents have a legal obligation to support their minor children. After a divorce, the noncustodial parent is often assigned a monthly child support payment by the court.  The specific amount of child support designated is based on several factors, including the gross income of each parent. It is designed to… read more