Karen S. Hindson A Georgia child over age 14 has the right to select the parent with whom he or she desires to live (O.C.G.A. Section 19-9-3(a)(5)), although the judge can overrule the child’s selection if the judge finds the child’s choice not Read More

Custody Election 14 Year Old

Custody Election 14 Year Old The Georgia statute permitting custody election 14 year old has been in place in its current form since 2008. Click here for a summary of the 2008 law. A Georgia 14 year old has the right to select the parent with whom he or Read More

Child Custody – Election of 14 year old – Parenting Plans

CHILD CUSTODY LAW – GEORGIA Karen S. Hindson, Hindson & Melton LLC Custody election of a 14 year old In divorce cases or later modification actions, it is common for a child age 14 or older to make a “custody Read More

Custody Battle

CUSTODY ELECTION OF 14 YEAR OLD CHILD © 2007 Karen S. Hindson, Hindson & Melton LLC In late March 2007 the Georgia Court of Appeals upheld a lower Court which refused to honor a 14 year old child’s election asking Read More

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