Keon Family Law

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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Our continuing series addresses deviations allowed by Georgia law from the presumptive amount of child support to be paid by a noncustodial parent. Following discussions of parenting time deviations, high income deviations, and low income deviations, this latest article focuses on “extraordina...

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