Children are the happiest when they live in a safe environment. Ideally, they would want the company of both parents in this environment, but that may not always be possible. Divorce is a reality with which many Americans are grappling. According to statistics, nearly half of first marriages in the United States end in divorce. So how do northeast Georgia parents decide child custody issues? There are many child custody questions to which there are no single answers.
What if a spouse wants to pay child support through the child support office? There are instances when a divorced parent does not want to pay child support directly to a former spouse. If the child support order does not specify that a person needs to pay a custodial parent directly, then this arrangement is possible. A provision is available where income is withheld from a non-custodial parent's wages unless the court decides to address payment another way in the child custody or support order.