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3 Answers | Asked in Child Support and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: Can a part time job be consider a increase of income for the NCP. Will this be included in a child support modification?

Can a IDO apply to two different employers at the same time?

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Feb 26, 2021

Yes, if the part time job led to a change in income it can be included in a modification. You will need to report income from all sources.

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2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody and Divorce for Georgia on
Q: Went through a divorce mediation and was not shown assessment letters from my oldest children’s therapists by my lawyer.

Because he assumed I had seen them which I had not cause one of their grandmothers had picked them up and brought them to the lawyers office. The letters detailed the things they are suffering from especially my oldest daughter. I knew something had happened between the three of them but I had no... Read more »

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Feb 25, 2021

I agree with my colleague, you can try to contest it.

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Georgia on
Q: If my 18 year old wants to move out can her dad and step mom keep her from taking her belongings? Even if she bought it

She lives with her dad and step mom and wants to leave but is scared they will keep her things. Even the clothes and all she bought with her money from the job she worked at.

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Feb 22, 2021

She should be able to take the things that are hers, even if they are things they bought her. If they were given to her then they are hers, and at 18 she’s legally an adult and can make the decision to leave.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Georgia on
Q: Can I recoup money from the custodial parent if I've overpaid Child support? ( Georgia)

He dropped out of school at 17 he will be 20 years old in August of this year (2021) I'm still paying child support. No he is not in college and he does have a job.

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Feb 22, 2021

It’s unlikely that you will get money back. You can, however, take steps to get it stopped right now so you don’t pay any longer.

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Georgia on
Q: My wife is mourning a divorce because I'm on prescription medication that I've been on for 20 years her we only 2 yes ma

We've only been married for two years and we've got a 1 year old daughter

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Feb 22, 2021

It’s not clear what your question is regarding this. You may want to re-post it or consult with an attorney. Most attorneys offer a free consultation.

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Georgia on
Q: I am currently divorcing in GA, initially this started as a pro se uncontested case but we can’t agree on one issue.

My husband has spent the last 2 years living separately from me at a rehab facility that is faith based. He lives and breathes this place, however some situations have occurred and the lack of structure, control and a system in general to confirm the sobriety of these individuals, their criminal... Read more »

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Feb 25, 2021

If you can’t agree on one issue then you do not have an uncontested divorce. You have a contested divorce. As such, it would be a good idea if you consulted with an attorney on the best way to move forward with the proper course of action for the divorce.

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: My wife married 2 times at courthouse in differ states the husband did get married in another state 2 a differ

My got married 2 times at courthouse in 2 different states the husband is married 2 another woman in another state I didnt no she was married till last week we been married since December 2020. Him and my wife bern married over 6/7yrs he's been gone 51/2yrs. The husband has been... Read more »

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Feb 18, 2021

What is the question? If a marriage took place before the divorce was final then it would not be a legal marriage.

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3 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Domestic Violence for Georgia on
Q: My boyfriend has been charged with battery. He wants me to recant. Will I get in trouble? Dcf is involved too.

It’s a second domestic battery charge. He wants me to recant and or tell them I just made it up and it’s not true. DCF is involved. Which is a whole different monster. Can my kids be taken away if I we recant or tell them I lied? Or what consequences could I face? They have photos and statements.

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Feb 18, 2021

I agree with my colleague. From what you are explaining, it sounds like the battery did take place, but he is pushing you to recant your story. That will not protect you or your children, and DFCS may see the situation as such. You should speak with a domestic abuse professional in your area who... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: If the father is paying child support and the mother want allow him to get his child an only allow the child see me when

It’s convenient for her. I’m not allowed to get him unless she’s with us. What do I need to do. Paying child support in Alabama. Child lives in Alabama I live in Georgia

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Feb 16, 2021

Where you married to the mother or have you legitimized the child? If the answer is no to both then you have to legal rights to the child and she can do that. In that case, you will need to legitimize the child. Once you do that you will be able to seek a custody arrangement that will give you the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Small Claims for Georgia on
Q: What can I do this is a serious question the bank has my name and phone number that I took 300 dollars out of a disable

The bank has my name and phone number that I took 300 dollar out of a disable person account but I did not do it but they have my name and phone number she called the law on me and they are investigating it what are the chargers for it I need help

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Feb 16, 2021

At this point you haven’t been charged with anything, correct? See what their investigation turns up and if it still points to you and there are charges involved then you could seek the advice of an attorney for your case.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Georgia on
Q: Help!!My Ex Let's My Son's Who Are 7 & 9 Change There 2 Year Old Twins Brother &Sister.Isnt There A Law Against This??
Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Feb 16, 2021

It’s not against the law for an older child to change the diaper of their younger sibling.

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Child Custody for Georgia on
Q: I signed a divorce mediation agreement and my lawyer didn’t show me letters from my children’s therapist that showed the

Amount of trauma they had suffered at the hands of my wife, their adopted mother. After the mediation I spoke with the therapist and learned that my oldest daughter has trauma that is very close to ptsd at 15 years old. My lawyer says this isn’t something that I can now bring to the judge and... Read more »

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Feb 12, 2021

You should bring it to the court’s attention immediately so the judge can determine if action will be taken. If you are not working with an attorney for your divorce it would be a good idea to do so.

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: I signed a divorce mediation agreement and then learned that my daughter has trauma that is on the doorsteps of ptsd

The trauma is from the abuse she suffered at the hands of mother. Can a judge hear it or is the agreement binding.

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Feb 12, 2021

You should bring it to the court’s attention immediately so the judge can determine if action will be taken. If you are not working with an attorney for your divorce it would be a good idea to do so.

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: What causes biological parents to be charged with child abandonment? And neglect?
Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Feb 11, 2021

Child abandonment is when a parent has failed to provide shelter, food, or meet the needs of the child for a period of 30 days.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Q: If you are living with your husband or domestic partner and they pass but your name is not on the deed of the home which

is still being paid for, do you have to move out. Or can you continue to pay on the house with the remaining balance

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Feb 9, 2021

If the person is your husband then the home should be considered marital asset and you would be able to stay if you continue paying for it. If you are not married then there could be other issues that arise. You may want to consult with an attorney who can review the facts of your case in detail... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Georgia on
Q: What are the rights of a widow when a spouse dies and no will and they have eight adult children.
Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Feb 9, 2021

The estate would likely go to probate and a judge would make decisions regarding the assets. Consult with a probate attorney who can help you with the process.

3 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Child Custody for Georgia on
Q: What do i do if i do not know my wife's address to send divorce papers.

We have a son together that she has made no effort to contact since middle of Sept 2020. We habe been separated for a year. I got him due to her using drugs right after the separation. I know that most likely an attorney will have to get involved. Id just like to know the quickest way to get this... Read more »

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Feb 9, 2021

You will need to exhaust all efforts to locate her. You can do this through hiring a skip tracer. If you are unable to after doing that then you may be able to divorce by publication. You should work with an attorney who can help you with the proper course of action regarding your case.

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Contracts for Georgia on
Q: If hubby and wife buy a house while they are married and he signs a paper that says if we ever get a divorce wife keeps

The House will that be legit and stand in court for wife to keep the house? Will the paperwork need to be notarized for the court to consider it? Will it even be considered or granted?

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Feb 9, 2021

If they are married and buying a house together then it should likely be considered marital asset and the court would split it, along with the other assets. If you want a prenuptial type of agreement regarding the house, or anything else, you should consult with an attorney who can help you with... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Q: How can I get a malicious custody dispute dismissed when ex has committed abandonment and neglect?
Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Feb 5, 2021

Are you working with an attorney? Your best route at this point is to work with an attorney who can review the facts of your case in detail and help you properly plan to address it.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Georgia on
Q: I have guardianship of two children, can the biological mother take them away?

The mother consented to the guardianship.

The guardianship was ordered recently but the children have been in our care 100% of the past year and 80% of the time before that.

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Feb 5, 2021

This really depends on the facts of your specific case. If this was a temporary guardianship then she could likely still have the ability to terminate that. You may want to consult with an attorney who can review the facts of your case in detail and provide guidance specific to your situation.

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