The Coverture Fraction (also called the Time Rule Formula) is a mathematical formula that is sometimes used to calculate the marital and non-marital portions of certain types of assets in a divorce, including pensions and stock options.  The denominator of the fraction is the total earnings period, often expressed in number of days.  In the…

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The current version of the Georgia child support Excel calculator is Version 8.0, released Sept. 1, 2009.  This version includes the statutory change to the Low Income Deviation per HB 145.  The Excel calculator is available in two formats: 1. The Standard format allows you to enter data directly onto the Schedules and Worksheet, and 2. The…

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In October, 2009, the Supreme Court of Georgia issued its opinion in the matter of Coe v Coe.  In this case, the Husband contributed money that he received in a personal injury law suit, which would normally be considered separate property, toward the purchase of the marital home titled in the names of both the…

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The most common error we continue to see in the use of the Georgia Child Support Electronic Calculator is on Schedule E, Lines 2 – 10, “Other Deviations.”  This section includes deviations for high income, dental and vision insurance, visitation related travel expenses, etc.  The tendency is to want to put the amount of the…

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