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January 2017 Archives

Back child support is still collectable after child turns 18

Many divorced parents in Georgia have child support obligations that have been the subject of a court order. If a parent fails to make monthly child support payments, the parent will continue to owe the amounts that are in arrears, even after the child has reached adulthood.

The benefits of co-parenting after a divorce in Georgia

It's well-known that divorces are often tough for the children involved, but in some cases, things are made harder by the actions of parents. Parents may decide that they never want to see their ex again or speak negatively about their ex to the kids. This will only cause problems for the children who may feel guilty or in a tough spot.

Many people seek a January divorce

Family law attorneys in Georgia and around the country are usually extremely busy in January. Divorce filings increase by about a third in the weeks following the new year, but spouses who are thinking of taking this step should be wary of several pitfalls. Decisions made in anger rarely seem prudent when looked at in hindsight, and making choices that cast long and potentially dark shadows should be avoided by individuals who have been left disappointed or stressed by the events of a frantic holiday season.

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