How can I get out of child support in Georgia?
In Georgia, child support obligations can be terminated with the occurrence of any of the following circumstances:
- The death of the child.
- The child turns 18 years of age and graduates from high school. (but not to exceed 20 years of age)
- A minor child is legally emancipated.
Do I have to pay child support if I have joint custody of my child in Texas?
Child support is still paid when parents have joint custody in Texas in most situations. Generally, in most joint managing conservatorship cases one parent is named the primary conservator who has the right to determine the primary residence of the child, and the other parent has visitation.
What if the custodial parent makes more money than the non-custodial parent?
If the custodial parent makes more money than the non-custodial parent it probably means they are working more hours. This isn’t always true but usually. That also means there’s a need for childcare. Even if the kids are teens they need supervision of some sort.
Can my ex get 50 50 custody?
What is 50/50 physical custody? With 50/50 physical custody, each parent spends an equal amount of time with the child. Since this arrangement requires a lot of cooperation between parents, judges won’t approve it unless they believe it will work and is in the child’s best interest.
Can a parent pay more if they share joint physical custody?
While it may seem natural to assign the expenses of raising a child evenly between two parents that share joint physical custody, the reality is that in many cases a parent may be required to pay a larger portion the expenses despite having the same number of overnights with the child.
How does child support work in a divorce?
In many divorces, there is a sizable income gap between the two parents. If the custodial parent makes significantly less than the non-custodial parent, then that person may have a much more difficult time financially supporting the children. Child support is used to resolve this disparity.
How is child support calculated in a joint custody case?
In most cases of joint custody, the amount of child support each parent is required to pay is normally calculated by the court. It takes into account the percentage that each parent contributes to the couple’s joint income as well as the percentage of time each parent has physical custody of the children.
Should dads have to pay more child support?
No dad should be forced to pay more child support than he is realistically able to afford. The Court is not in the business of forcing dads to work two or three jobs and excessive overtime hours simply to support his children.