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Taxes and credit to be considered in Georgia property division

Divorce can affect one in nearly every area of life, including emotionally and financially. It can be incredibly stressful to move from being a couple to being an individual. Working through property division can be an especially daunting task as there are many things to consider. Family law professionals can assist those going through divorce in Georgia through the process of dividing property and other assets.

Understanding the various aspects of child support in Georgia

Determining child custody and support are major decisions that parents have to make if they decide to separate or divorce. Even if the couple is not married, once their parental rights have been established, they have to figure out how financial support will be provided. Couples in Georgia may want to seek assistance from those with experience handling child support and custody cases.

What is necessary to receive child support in Georgia

In the midst of a divorce, one may also have to work through child custody arrangements. These agreements involve deciding a custodial and non-custodial party, or co-parenting. Additionally, custody arrangements may include child support. Georgia parents have numerous resources available to them that can assist with working through the provisions created through custody agreements.

Some Georgia parents likely hoping for child support reforms

Single parenting has become more and more common across the United States in the last couple of decades. In Georgia, child custody arrangements and child support have become necessary as non-traditional families have become more prevalent. Since women used to be the main caretakers at home, the custody system, which some claim is outdated, often seems to favor the mother. Some people thinks that it is time for this to change.

Determining child support in Georgia

Divorce is a process that has become widespread in the United States and is prevalent in society. This process can occur between two spouses who decide they no longer want to be together. However, in some cases, divorce separates a family -- the two spouses, as well as their children. When children are involved in their parents' divorce in Georgia, child custody and child support have to be addressed.

Technology can assist in child support struggles

When Georgia parents divorce, the resulting child custody structure usually places shared children in the primary care of one parent, with the other given visitation rights and obligated to contribute to the financial needs of their child or children. Child support can quickly become an issue of debate between former spouses. This can result in negative patterns of communication, and can leave children caught in the middle of parents who continue to argue, even after the marriage has ended.

After the order: Keeping track of your child support payments

The court hearings are over and the paperwork has all been signed. Your attorney has helped you and your ex-spouse to work out all the arrangements for visitation and support payments for your children. Now what? Many Georgia parents are not familiar with the process by which child support obligations are collected and recorded. A child support order is a court order that must be complied with to avoid penalties such as wage garnishment, seizure of assets, or even contempt of court charges if it appears that the payments have not been made.

Evander Holyfield could lose license over Georgia child support

Failure to pay child support can be detrimental not only to the child and the receiving parent, but also to the parent who doesn't pay. For example, consider the case of former heavyweight boxing champion and Georgia resident Evander Holyfield.

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