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1Child and Dependent Care Tax CChild and Dependent Care Tax CChild and Dependent Care Tax Credit means a Parent is eligible for a tax credit on their Federal Income Tax Return because they paid someone to care for a child so that they could work or look for work.Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit means a Parent is eligible for a tax credit on their Federal Income Tax Return because they paid someone to care for a child so that they could work or look for work.
2Child Care ExpensesChild Care ExpensesExpenses for the care of a minor child for whom support is being determined in this action due to the employment, job search, training or education of either Parent. The cost may be estimated and averaged for the next consecutive 12 months to obtain a monthly amount.Expenses for the care of a minor child for whom support is being determined in this action due to the employment, job search, training or education of either Parent. The cost may be estimated and averaged for the next consecutive 12 months to obtain a monthly amount.
3Child Support Obligation TableChild Support Obligation TableChild support obligation table means the chart in subsection (o) of O.C.G.A. ?_ 19-6-15.Child support obligation table means the chart in subsection (o) of O.C.G.A. ?_ 19-6-15.
4Child Support ServicesChild Support ServicesChild support services" means the agency within the Department of Human Resources which provides and administers child support services.Child support services" means the agency within the Department of Human Resources which provides and administers child support services.
5Child Support WorksheetChild Support WorksheetWorksheet or Child Support Worksheet means the document used to record information necessary to determine and calculate monthly child support. For further reference see subsection (m) of O.C.G.A. ?_ 19-6-15.Worksheet or Child Support Worksheet means the document used to record information necessary to determine and calculate monthly child support. For further reference see subsection (m) of O.C.G.A. ?_ 19-6-15.
6ChildrenChildrenChild means child or children who are minors and may apply to the child(ren) in this action, children who are in a pre-existing child support order or Other Qualified Child(ren).Child means child or children who are minors and may apply to the child(ren) in this action, children who are in a pre-existing child support order or Other Qualified Child(ren).
7Civil Action Case NumberCivil Action Case NumberCivil Action Case Number for the current action: The number assigned to each legal pleading by a Clerk of Court in the various counties in the state of Georgia that identify all documents that are filed with a case. In order to submit a completed Web-based calculation to the court for a hearing, or as entered in consent by the parties or for other consideration, the Civil Action Case Number (written exactly as assigned by the Clerk) for the current action must be entered. Civil Action Case Number for a Preexisting Child Support Order: The number assigned by a Clerk of Court in the various counties in the state of Georgia or by a Clerk in another state, that identify all documents and orders filed with a case for a Preexisting Child Support Order.Civil Action Case Number for the current action: The number assigned to each legal pleading by a Clerk of Court in the various counties in the state of Georgia that identify all documents that are filed with a case. In order to submit a completed Web-based calculation to the court for a hearing, or as entered in consent by the parties or for other consideration, the Civil Action Case Number (written exactly as assigned by the Clerk) for the current action must be entered. Civil Action Case Number for a Preexisting Child Support Order: The number assigned by a Clerk of Court in the various counties in the state of Georgia or by a Clerk in another state, that identify all documents and orders filed with a case for a Preexisting Child Support Order.
8Combined Adjusted IncomeCombined Adjusted IncomeCombined adjusted income" means the amount of adjusted income of the custodial parent added to the amount of adjusted income of the noncustodial parent.Combined adjusted income" means the amount of adjusted income of the custodial parent added to the amount of adjusted income of the noncustodial parent.
9CourtCourtThe Court in Georgia where your present action will be heard and for which you are creating this child support worksheet calculation.The Court in Georgia where your present action will be heard and for which you are creating this child support worksheet calculation.
10Current Case InformationCurrent Case InformationThe current case information identifies the plaintiff, defendant, the court, county, civil action number, Georgia Office of Child Support Services IV-D case number (if one applies), the children for whom support is sought, their dates of birth, the party submitting the calculation and today's date for the present action before the court.The current case information identifies the plaintiff, defendant, the court, county, civil action number, Georgia Office of Child Support Services IV-D case number (if one applies), the children for whom support is sought, their dates of birth, the party submitting the calculation and today's date for the present action before the court.
11Current Court Order Child SuppCurrent Court Order Child SuppThe amount of child support paid as required by a court order for support. The current support payments are averaged over the past 12 months. These do not include repayment on any arrears owed.The amount of child support paid as required by a court order for support. The current support payments are averaged over the past 12 months. These do not include repayment on any arrears owed.
12Custodial ParentCustodial ParentCustodial parent" means the parent with whom the child resides more than 50 percent of the time. Where a custodial parent has not been designated or where a child resides with both parents an equal amount of time, the court shall designate the custodial parent as the parent with the lesser support obligation and the other parent as the noncustodial parent. Where the child resides equally with both parents and neither parent can be determined as owing a greater amount than the other, the court shall determine which parent to designate as the custodial parent for the purpose of this Code section.Custodial parent" means the parent with whom the child resides more than 50 percent of the time. Where a custodial parent has not been designated or where a child resides with both parents an equal amount of time, the court shall designate the custodial parent as the parent with the lesser support obligation and the other parent as the noncustodial parent. Where the child resides equally with both parents and neither parent can be determined as owing a greater amount than the other, the court shall determine which parent to designate as the custodial parent for the purpose of this Code section.
13Date of initial child support Date of initial child support The date of the "first" child support order entered between the parties. Subsequent orders resulting from a modification are not considered.The date of the "first" child support order entered between the parties. Subsequent orders resulting from a modification are not considered.
14Date of initial child support Date of initial child support The date of the "first" child support order entered between the parties. Subsequent orders resulting from a modification are not considered.The date of the "first" child support order entered between the parties. Subsequent orders resulting from a modification are not considered.
15DefendantDefendantThe person who did not bring or file the current or present court action.The person who did not bring or file the current or present court action.
16DeviationDeviationDeviation means an increase or decrease from the Presumptive Amount of Child Support. Specific Deviations may be made based upon: (a) High Income (b) Low Income (c) Other Health Related Insurance (dental and vision) (d) Life Insurance (e) Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit (f) Parenting Time Related Travel Expenses (g) Alimony Paid (h) Mortgage (if the Noncustodial Parent is providing for the cost of home where the child resides) (i) Permanency Plan or Foster Care Plan. The Court or the jury may consider other Deviations such as Extraordinary Educational, Medical and Special Expenses, Parenting Time and other Nonspecific Deviations.Deviation means an increase or decrease from the Presumptive Amount of Child Support. Specific Deviations may be made based upon: (a) High Income (b) Low Income (c) Other Health Related Insurance (dental and vision) (d) Life Insurance (e) Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit (f) Parenting Time Related Travel Expenses (g) Alimony Paid (h) Mortgage (if the Noncustodial Parent is providing for the cost of home where the child resides) (i) Permanency Plan or Foster Care Plan. The Court or the jury may consider other Deviations such as Extraordinary Educational, Medical and Special Expenses, Parenting Time and other Nonspecific Deviations.
17DiscretionDiscretionThe Court or jury's authority to rule on evidence presented at a hearing in making a final determination of child support.The Court or jury's authority to rule on evidence presented at a hearing in making a final determination of child support.
18Existing Support OrderExisting Support OrderA child support order that exists at the time of filing of the present action and that will be considered by the court in a proceeding for modification.A child support order that exists at the time of filing of the present action and that will be considered by the court in a proceeding for modification.
19Extraordinary Educational ExpeExtraordinary Educational ExpeExtraordinary Educational Expenses may be a basis for Deviation from the Presumptive Amount of Child Support and may include, but are not limited to tuition, room and board, lab fees, books, fees, and other expenses associated with special needs education, private elementary and secondary schooling (high school). In determining the amount of this Deviation, expenses, scholarships, grants, stipends, and other cost-reducing programs received by or on behalf of the Child will be considered and should be a monthly average and based on evidence. Evidence will consist of written documents, based on fact, used to support any adjustments and deviations used in reaching the child support calculation. If copies are used, they must be legible or readable.Extraordinary Educational Expenses may be a basis for Deviation from the Presumptive Amount of Child Support and may include, but are not limited to tuition, room and board, lab fees, books, fees, and other expenses associated with special needs education, private elementary and secondary schooling (high school). In determining the amount of this Deviation, expenses, scholarships, grants, stipends, and other cost-reducing programs received by or on behalf of the Child will be considered and should be a monthly average and based on evidence. Evidence will consist of written documents, based on fact, used to support any adjustments and deviations used in reaching the child support calculation. If copies are used, they must be legible or readable.
20Extraordinary ExpensesExtraordinary ExpensesExtraordinary Expenses mean the expenses and costs, such as educational and medical, which are in excess of average amounts estimated in the Child Support Obligation Table for those families actually incurring the expense. These expenses are prorated between the Parents.Extraordinary Expenses mean the expenses and costs, such as educational and medical, which are in excess of average amounts estimated in the Child Support Obligation Table for those families actually incurring the expense. These expenses are prorated between the Parents.