Hahira, GA asked in Child Support for Georgia

Q: If a judge has already signed off on the child support what is the least amount on time they mother can go back formore

Father's job changed a month after judge signed child support when can mother go back for more and what constitutes as a substantial change in income ie $2.00/hr $5.00/hr more

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Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards
  • Lawrenceville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: There is no minimum time to go back; however $5.00 per hour is not going to result in a large increase so it may not be worth it. Once a modification is filed and an order entered, then there is a 2 year window before going back, so it's best to wait until a substantial increase can be proven.

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