Legal Question in Family Law in Georgia

Split custody:Child support

i have custody of our 12 yr old son.Exwife has daughter age 16.exwife lives free with her parents and has no bills and refuses to look for a job cause foodstamps would stop.I work and pay all the bills for my son and me.Yet I am required to pay her $400 a month. Would it be possible to go back to court to have 1 child offset the support of the other?

Asked on 3/16/04, 11:48 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Harold Holcombe Harold D. Holcombe, P.C.

Re: Split custody:Child support

If there has been a "material change of circumstances" since your support order you can change it. The Judge would have to decide, and there's a lot of factors involved, you might be able to get it reduced. Your income is a factor, as well as hers. If your support is based on the two children instead of the one, then that definitely is a big factor.

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Answered on 3/16/04, 12:45 pm

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