My ex filed for a modification for child custody / child support. We both have Joint custody me being the primary. I was served with a summons. The paper says I have 30 days to respond. How can I prolong that another 30 days and can I do it without legal representation? I am at transitional center... Read more »
You have to respond in 30 days. Just respond as best you can. You need to provide the court with an address so you can get notices. The response doesn't have to be fancy. Just file a response in plain english addressing the allegations and make sure your address is noted. It must be filed with...Read more »
In the state of Georgia if I sign my parents all rights away well I still have to pay child support I am court ordered to pay but my daughter is not legitimize so I don’t get to see her in the mother wants me to sign my rights away
You will still have to pay child support unless she is legally adopted by a stepfather. If you go through the legitimation process you will have legal rights to her and be able to visit her. You may want to consult with an attorney about filing for legitimation. This is not up to the mother, as...Read more »
my son is in jail currently in douglas cty georgia, his wife served him with divorce papers in jail, asking for child support, him to cover all insurance (medical, dental, life) and him to pay anything not covered by insurance, but also saying she wants him to agree to zero contact with the child .... Read more »
I am legally divorced from my ex wife. we have joint legal custody, and she has physical custody, this is how our divorce decree is written out. We have our 10 year old son each 50% of the time. She makes $100,000, her wife make near that, and i make $38,000. I want physical custody of our... Read more »
Filed Aug 17th ..Havent got a court date since we filed and its been over a month. Now cps is calling a meeting and dna test tomorrow. Child was place w maternal uncle by cps bc mother is mentally unstable to say the least and abuses drugs. She has an older sister as well, that doesn't belong to... Read more »
Without knowing all the facts of the case it's difficult to answer such a question. Most attorneys offer a free consultation. You should consider consulting with an attorney who can review the facts of your case in detail and present you with the options. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558...Read more »
My divorce was final early last year, and I got custody of my 4 kids. I decided not to file for child support due to my ex wife only getting around $1750/month in VA disability. Since then, she's gotten her disability increased and now gets $3600/month. She also received back pay of over $25k.... Read more »
Originating state is FL. Mother has custody of all children now living in GA.Father pays support via Income Deduction from employer in AL. He is in arrears. One child moved to AL with her father. Father wants CS and Custody modification and has filed in GA. Do original FL CS and Custody orders... Read more »
That isn't enough information. In order to calculate child support, you need both parties' incomes, day care costs, education costs, medical costs, insurance costs, deviations if either party has additional children or support obligations, sports costs, extracurricular costs, tutoring, etc....Read more »
We have never had any contact with the child at the request of her mother. She also requested 5 years ago that my husband allow her husband to adopt because he is the only father she knows. He agreed it was in her best interest and we never heard anything else about it. Recently within the last... Read more »
My bf’s child’s mother is seeking TANF, which is seeking to put him on child support. She has a medical condition that CAN prevent her from working, but she can still work, she just doesn’t want to. She admitted (via text message) that she doesn't want him involved with his baby but keeps... Read more »
Filing a modification of child support is more detailed than just presenting a child support worksheet and addendum. It often requires the exchange of updated financial documents. You should consider at least consulting with an attorney to discuss your options.
My ex husband is in the national guard reserves. He quit one job and started a new one. He did not report it. Somehow Ga started taking child support out of his monthly drill check but it's not even half of what he is supposed to pay. I reported his new job on my case once I found out where he... Read more »
I filed for child support in October 2018, in Georgia. They lost the DNA test, I had to take him back again, prolonging the process.....and they are just now finalizing it, IN JULY, I haven’t received any payments... Read more »
You should be working with an attorney on this so that it is handled correctly and promptly. You should consult with an attorney who can help you going forward. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com
She was served with papers to show up for a contempt of court charge but left Georgia and moved to another state. Several years passed with nothing being done and this past year moved back with her new husband. They both work with her family under the table and I provided all the information I... Read more »
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