Keon Family Law

Similarly to its provisions for modification of alimony (discussed in a prior article), Georgia law permits a parent to petition for modification of child support when “there is a substantial change in either parent’s income and financial status or the needs of the child.”(1) Governing law likewis...

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Georgia law permits a court to modify a judgment providing permanent alimony for the support of a spouse “upon petition filed by either former spouse showing a change in the income and financial status of either former spouse.”(1) In modification actions, the law further authorizes a court, upon mot...

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A prior article discussed whether Georgia law allows parents to waive their statutory right to seek modification of prior child custody rulings. In this article, we address whether parents can waive their ability to seek modification of child support obligations. The short answer is, no.

A Georg...

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Georgia law allows specific deviations, to be subtracted from or added to the presumptive amount of child support to be paid by a noncustodial parent, for high income, low income, other health related insurance, life insurance, child and dependent care tax credit, travel expenses, alimony, mortg...

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