You have been divorced for a while and are finally in a good place. Your child custody arrangements are working out, and everyone is happy -- so you thought. Then, out of the blue, your ex wants to change things up and files for a custody modification in a Georgia family court that will really hurt your time with your kids. What can you do?
Numerous Americans work freelance jobs. Some do it for the freedom it offers them. Others do it for extra cash. Regardless of why they work this kind of job, any income earned counts toward any child support obligation they may have. In Georgia and most other states, it is up to freelancers to report their own income to the state, but this is something that many are not doing.
Does being smart on paper make someone a good parent? Should someone with intellectual disabilities be denied the right to be a parent? These are questions many parents across the country are asking since having their children taken away from them. What does one's IQ have to do with parenting and child custody, and what can parents in Georgia do if it becomes an issue for them?
Sometimes, when sharing custody of children with an ex-spouse, there are some issues on which both parents may not agree. It happens. Some arguments can be avoided, though, by making sure that the child custody agreement is very detailed. For example, Georgia parents who have certain wishes for medical treatments may include those in the plan in an effort to prevent problems down the line.