GA Child Support Commission Material

Here’s the link to the official Georgia Child Support Commission site:

GA CS Commission web site

However, the commission is a little slow to update material.

Rogers Economics is contributing material to the commission for it to consider for self-support calculations and for parenting time adjustments.  The below has links to much of this material.

The GA Child Support Commission began work with its economic study committees on parenting time and low-income self-support reserves.  The below reflect related information from either the study committees or Rogers Economics.

Parenting Time Issues

Click the below link for a research paper by Rogers Economics on parenting time adjustments.  The paper reviews the current status of Georgia’s guidelines on this issue and alternative approaches used by other states.

Understanding basic parenting time adjustments used by most states

Excel Calculator to Understand Alternative Parenting Time Adjustments

Click here for the calculator.

Click here for instructions on how to use the calculator.

Self-Support Reserve Issues

The below is legislation proposed by Rogers Economics for the Georgia Child Support Commission’s low income study committee to consider or at least to help to understand the issues.  The link further below to “Foundations” covers why Georgia needs a self-support reserve in its guidelines–examining legal, regulatory, and economic facets of the issue.

Proposed legislation by Rogers Economics

Foundations for proposed legislation

The parenting time Excel calculator also has a section on self-support calculations (proposed by Rogers Economics).  Download the Excel file in the parenting time section just above to understand self-support better.

 

 

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