Noncustodial parents in Georgia may be interested in learning of a program in another state that will help find unemployed, noncustodial parents a job in order to be able to collect child support. This program also offers help to those who are employed but who are not able to advance beyond where they are. Since it began in 2005, over 15,000 parents have seen the benefits from this child support recovery program. It has also helped in enhancing the local economy.
A new study has found that most people who choose long-term separation over divorce do so not for religious reasons, but because they cannot afford to get divorced. Most people, however, ultimately go through with the divorce, and the majority do so within just a few years of separating.
It is hardly a new phenomenon: for many years, grandparents have willingly taken custody of their grandchildren when their parents are no longer able to care for them. However, according to recent data from the United States Census Bureau, the economic recession has increased the number of parents who no longer have the financial means to care for their children, resulting in an increased number of grandparents who take custody on either a temporary or permanent basis.