I filed a petition to change child custody (my ex has primary, I want 50/50 as circumstances have changed). I provided text message screenshots between the two of us that clearly backed up the claims I was making; however, he and his attorney filed a response that said all the screenshots were... Read more »
Don't worry about the lawyer says. First, anything you add to the petition isn't considered evidence. In court, you present the evidence to the judge. But send clear copies of your evidence to the attorney ahead of time. Let the judge decide if your evidence is usable or not. But you...Read more »
I filed for Legitimation and 4 days later child support filed an case. so right now i am currently trying to get them decided on one case instead of two cases but i do not have an child support order already. My question is if we (both parents) have agreed to Joint Physical and Joint Legal Custody... Read more »
If you think your child is in harm or danger, then you shouldn't be ok with joint custody. Presenting a custody case is more than just giving the judge a parenting plan, but more about proving why that is in your child's best interest. Speak to an attorney in your area about your options.
I have 6 children. I'm on child support for only one of them due to the mother lying to me about closing the case before the court date. I provide for all children and with this one child support case it's taking away from me providing for my other children as I used to. Does the fact... Read more »
If the CP still lives in Georgia, the Georgia order remains in tact. The GA CS order can be enforced in the new state. the orders cannot be modified anywhere other than Georgia as long as the CP still lives in Georgia.
We’ve been divorced forever and lived together even during our divorce. Now it’s been 19 years. He cheated. He has a girlfriend. We were living together as husband and wife. Can I take him to court for alimony?
Temporary custody order is 50/50 with each of us having 3.5 days each week. My ex has a lawyer and is asking for full custody saying that I am an unfit parent. I haven’t been perfect, but I am far from unfit. I accidentally got pregnant shortly after our separation by an old friend. He has a... Read more »
So I’ve been divorced for awhile now but I’m confused what to go off of. The child support addendum originally stated that I paid 50% up to $300 per child for homeschool, and I don’t have to repeat payment if my ex decided to hold them back a year. I didn’t know, but my ex marked all this... Read more »
The Georgia code is just one part of what makes up divorce law. There are also hundreds of cases that interpret and clarify the law. If you have a specific question after reading, you may want to ask an attorney.
Correct. The substance of the law hasn't changed -
Only the mother of a child born out of wedlock is entitled to custody of the child, unless the father legitimates the child as provided in Code Section 19-7-22. Otherwise, the mother may exercise all parental power over the child.
binding and contemptible. With that track record I said because he’s broken 3 written agreements that I can understand that we will also not keep a 4th agreement. The 4th agreement was made at his request and now demands I honor this request even though he did not keep the previous three. I could... Read more »
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