Divorce usually leads to significant financial adjustments such as determining child support. Once custody is determined, child support is calculated. Generally, each parent is responsible for a percentage of child support based on the percent of earnings he or she earns for the family.
In the state of Georgia, “Child Support Guidelines” were passed that affect any parent receiving or paying child support. The court considers these guidelines but may adjust them based on your situation. You may have complicated child support calculations if:
Child support in Georgia is calculated using an “income sharing” approach, which considers the income of both parents. This formula takes into account how many children each person has, health care and medical insurance, child care expenses, parenting time, and other factors. Our experienced child support lawyers make it their goal to come to an accurate and fair agreement that aims to protect your family’s financial future.
Do you need to modify child custody or child support arrangements created during a divorce or a paternity case? The law acknowledges that circumstances change. Learn more about child custody and child support modifications.
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