Columbus, GA asked in Child Support for Georgia

Q: I live in Georgia and my childs father (non custodial) lives in Alabama.

He paid child support for July in August after getting a delinquency letter and has yet to pay for August. Supposing he doesn't pay this month, what enforcement action will take place? He is self employed and did not provide work details in his paperwork. We are coming up on 36 months and I am starting to think he is going to try to have the order modified and say his business has suffered a loss due to covid.

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Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw
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  • Powder Springs, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: If he does not pay August’s child support payment, you can file a contempt action through the court.

We wish you well.

-The Upshaw Law Firm, (770) 240-0922.

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

A: You file for contempt if he doesn't pay. There isn't a 36 month rule regarding modification, so he can file at any time if there is a change of circumstances.

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