Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Georgia

Q: who gets child support if grandmother has temporary custody but she lives with me

my daughter lived with my mom age 2-14 but lives with me an has since last year july 2020. her dad pays child support but we dont get it. they keep giving it to her and she dont even speak to my child anymore at all.

2 Lawyer Answers
Ellaretha Coleman
Ellaretha Coleman
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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: If there is a current order of support which shows that your mother has custody, you will need to modify that order so that you have custody and are then entitled to receive the support.

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

A: It sounds like the situation has changed so the child support order needs to as well. You need to seek a modification to the order. Consult with an attorney regarding the proper course of action.

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