Keon Family Law

Continuing a series on various deviations allowed by Georgia law from the presumptive amount of child support to be paid by a noncustodial parent, this article addresses “low income” deviations. Unlike the parenting time deviations and high income deviations discussed in prior articles, low inco...

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A previous article discussed the basic rules for calculating child support in Georgia and highlighted “parenting time” deviations which can increase or decrease a noncustodial parent’s presumptive support obligation. In this article, we address another deviation which always increases a noncustod...

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In Georgia, statutory guidelines establish a minimum basis for determining the amount of child support and act as a rebuttable presumption in all legal proceedings involving the child support responsibility of a parent.(1) Determination of the amount of child support begins with the calculation of e...

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Georgia law generally holds that a child support judgment is enforceable until modified, vacated, or set aside. Consequently, a basic rule provides that a child support judgment cannot be modified retroactively; it may be modified on a prospective basis only.(1) This article explores limited equitab...

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