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what is the satute of limitations on warrant for child support

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what is the satute of limitations on warrant for child support in georgia no arrearge is owed and son is amancipated
Hello friend. My name is XXXXX XXXXX welcome to JustAnswer. Please note: (1) this is general information only, not legal advice, and, (2) there may be a slight delay between your follow ups and my replies.

There is no statute of limitations for child support for orders issued on or after July 1, 1997, according to O.C.G.A. 9-12-60(d).

Anything prior to July 1, 1997, may be 5-7 years, but becomes very nuanced.

I hope this helps.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

even if i do not owe and my son is 23 i am disabled and dont know what to do

Hmm. Please tell me:

1) Has your ex filed for enforcement?
2) Have you been served?
3) What do you mean 'you do not owe?' As in, you feel you do not owe, but they calculate that you do?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

i have all my receipts and have hired 4 lawyers and because i have done all with internet they have all taken my money and never showed the judge i am not able to get to ga and i live in Florida so the judge is pissed at me i have been disabled since 1999 and they took out automatic payments and took from my disability 26500 and payed her 780 plus my 450 since 1999 so she was paid twice and they did not stop till i showed the state he was emancipated by then he was 22 and it was to stop at 18 so

Thank you.

Okay, you obviously need a good attorney here. Would you be willing to take some hints as how to find a good one?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

i am owed 126000 in back child support that was over paid need one that works on contingency

B,

Apologies for the wait.

May I recommend the GA Bar referral programs - here. The attorneys are vetted and qualified. You should be able to find an attorney you are confident with and whom you can trust, and who is available ASAP.

I cannot guarantee that any would take a contingency, however.

I can recommend three resources. First, here is a list of all pro bono work in the state...

http://www.abanet.org/legalservices/probono/directory/georgia.html

…and another list:

http://www.lawhelp.org

Finally, you may call your local law school and see if they have a legal clinic place available. The legal clinic is a free service the school(s) provide to the community. While they are often overbooked, they have openings sometimes. Here is the list law schools in your state:

http://www.hg.org/law-schools-georgia.asp

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