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How a child's emancipation affects support obligations

In general, Georgia parents are expected to support their children until those children legally become adults. This means that in most cases, a non-custodial parent who pays child support will pay it until that time. However, there are situations in which a child may become legally emancipated before the age of 18, and if this happens, the parent may no longer owe support.

Paying child support when a parent becomes disabled

Georgia parents often rely on child support to help them pay for their child's every day expenses, medical care and school fees. However, the payments could potentially be impacted if the noncustodial parent suddenly becomes disabled. In this case, there are a couple factors that may determine whether or not the child support order will change.

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