Lawrenceville, GA asked in Family Law for Georgia

Q: If I sign away my rights for my child do I still need to pay child support?

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Samantha A Holloway
Samantha A Holloway
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  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: It depends. If there is someone willing to step up and take responsibility for the child as in an adoption, then child support is usually stopped. However, if there isn’t an adoption, your child support obligation will continue.

Homer P Jordan IV agrees with this answer

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

A: Yes.

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV
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  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: If the child is adopted by a stepparent then you won’t have to still pay child support. Otherwise you will still need to pay. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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