Union City, GA asked in Child Support for Georgia

Q: Both ncp and I are located in Ga and he was recently served child support papers. How does he have to respond?

I gave birth to our son at the end of 2019. We ended our relationship in 2020 and he hasn't really contributed financially since then. I opened a child support case in January 2021, how long the does child support process usually take?

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Ellaretha Coleman
Ellaretha Coleman
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: How long the process takes will depend on his response. If he acknowledges paternity right away and is a w-2 employee with regular income, it can be a fairly routine process. However, if he requests a dna test or disputes the presumptive amount of child support requested, that may delay the process.

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