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3 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Support and Divorce for Georgia on
Q: Our divorce says child support ends when child turns 18 or graduation high school My son is graduating high school soon

do I have to get a modification or can I just stop paying the amount since he is my only child

Terri Herron
Terri Herron answered on Aug 17, 2018

Once your child graduates high school or turns 18, whichever happens last, you can stop paying child support if there are no other children under the same child support order. Otherwise, you will need to file a modification if your Order did not account for the older child graduating (a step down... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Georgia on
Q: If my 3 children were born before I married their father, does the marriage legitimize him as the father?

Our divorce was finalized in 2011 and I have requested for an emergency change in custody due to his mental state and the kids being scared of him. Wondering if the custody agreement in place was even able to happen since I had them all before we got married. We were not even married 1 year... Read more »

Terri Herron
Terri Herron answered on Aug 16, 2018

If you married the Father subsequent to the children being born and the children are his biological children then yes. The children were legitimated by the subsequent marriage. If you are needing assistance modifying the visitation from the Divorce Decree, please don't hesitate to contact an... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Child Custody for Georgia on
Q: My husband has inform me that he has been texting a lawyer to get advice should I be doing the same thing?
Terri Herron
Terri Herron answered on Mar 3, 2018

You definitely should retain Counsel if you are wanting to file for a Divorce or if you believe your Husband will file for a Divorce. Once the Divorce word is presented in a marriage, that is a red flag to begin preparing, because despite what your spouse is stating to you, he may be preparing and... Read more »

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