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I have recently got custody, how do I file child support?

Q) I have recently got custody of my 2 kid and one that is not mine all from the same mother how do I file child support and what do I need?

A) Steps for filing Child Support

Step 1: Open a child support case.
Step 2: Locate the noncustodial parent (NCP)
Step 3: Establish paternity.
Step 4: File a support order.
Step 5: Set-up payment.
Step 6: Enforce the support order.
Step 7: Review the order.
Source: https://childsupport.georgia.gov/understanding-child-support

Documents You Need To Bring When Filing For Child Support

If you need to file for child support services for the first time you’ll need to bring the following documents with you:

  • A valid photo ID, such as your driver’s license or up-to-date passport
  • Proof of your address, such as a recent rent receipt, mortgage statement, or utility bill
  • Birth certificate(s) for the children for whom you are seeking child support
  • Your ex’s contact information or any information you have regarding his or her current address or place of employment

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  1. THEY SUCK I WENT TO COURT ON JUNE 3RD AND SINCE I HAVE BEEN TO COURT THEY HOLD MY CHILD SUPPORT STATES ITS TO ENTER THE CASE IN TO GET THE CORRECT WITH HOLDING BUT YET THEY ARE NOT EVEN TAKING THE CORRECT AMOUNT SO I HAVE TO WAIT 2 WEEKS TO BE ABLE TO GET IT AND THEN I GET TOLD THEY ARE LOOKING TO SEE WHY THERE IS A HOLD THIS IS BS ONE EXCUSE AFTER ANOTHER

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