East v. Stephens lists the options a trial court has in a child support modification action—requiring the father to pay various miscellaneous expenses.
In a child support modification action, the trial court had two options when faced with a previous order requiring the father to pay various miscellaneous expenses of the children: 1) order a new child support amount, and remove the obligation to pay these other expenses; or 2) order a new child support amount, and include a Schedule E deviation and requisite written findings supporting the continued payment of these extra expenses.
Sarah McCormack grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, before receiving her undergraduate degree at the University of Virginia and her law degree at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She has participated in two Georgia appellate decisions: Kean v. Marshall, 294 Ga. App. 459 (2008), and RTS Landfill, Inc. v. Appalachian Waste Systems, LLC, 267 Ga. App. 56 (2004). Ms. McCormack shares her household with her husband, Kevin McCormack, a Senior Web Producer for Turner Sports, her son, Dylan, and her daughter, Lark. She is with the firm of Kessler & Solomiany LLP, in Georgia.
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