Guide to Georgia Child Custody & Visitation

Where to begin:

Georgia child custody and visitation overview
Answers to your Georgia child custody questions. How much will it cost? How long will it take? What is legitimation? What is physical custody vs. legal custody?

Georgia parenting plans and custody agreements
Rules and tips for making a Georgia parenting plan. Follow these guidelines for a plan you can present in trial or use to settle.

Georgia custody and visitation schedule guidelines
Save time and ensure your custody schedule is comprehensive with these guidelines. See popular schedules, how to word the specifics, and tips for kids of different ages.

Georgia child support calculator
Instantly determine your child support by entering your incomes, parenting time and number of children. See how different parenting times affect the total.

Going to court:

Georgia court process: 7 steps to child custody
The child custody litigation process from start to finish, with all the resources you need along the way. How to file a case, prepare for hearings and more in Georgia.

Filing for child custody in Georgia: 5 steps
Follow these five steps while filing to avoid mistakes that can stall your Georgia custody case. Find the forms you need and more.

Georgia child custody evaluations: What parents should know
Child custody evaluations can play a big role in a court ruling. Make sure you know why they're ordered, how they work and what's expected of parents.

Georgia child custody hearings: What to expect
Are you ready for your Georgia child custody hearing? Learn how to prepare, what to bring, possible outcomes and more.

Georgia child custody trials
Georgia custody trials are complicated. You may even have a jury decide your child support. Understand the processes and protocols so you get what's best for your child.

Staying out of court:

5 courtroom alternatives: Georgia child custody options
These methods for deciding child custody outside of a courtroom are gaining popularity in Georgia. Could one work for you?

Settling child custody in Georgia: 3 steps
Settling is considered the best way to decide custody. Follow these steps to do it quickly, with no hiccups. Free templates and forms.

More about Georgia custody:

6 people to know in Georgia child custody cases
Do you know what a judicial officer does? Or the difference between a court clerk and a court reporter? You may need to for your child custody case.

Custody orders in Georgia: Types, modification, enforcement
Emergency orders, temporary orders, final orders: learn the differences between the three and which may apply in your case. Also, how to modify and enforce final orders.

Special circumstances in Georgia child custody cases
No two child custody cases are the same. Are you in the military? Do you need restrictions on visits or exchanges? What other considerations might you be forgetting?

7 ways to use the Custody X Change app in Georgia
Custody X Change can make your child custody case shorter and simpler, with better outcomes. Use it to negotiate, settle, gather evidence for trial, and more.

Resources and support for Georgia child custody
Where to turn for help with your case. Links to local courts, legal professionals, organizations supporting victims of domestic violence, and more.

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