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If you would like to learn more about Georgia divorce laws, you will find more information, links and resources below. The list below is not meant to be all-inclusive. You may also research the Georgia Code on your own or simply consult with an attorney specializing in Georgia divorce law.

Georgia Divorce Resources:

Child Support Services: The Office of Child Support Services (OCSS) website contains all the official information, fact sheets, office locations, and services information available to the people of the state of Georgia. Well-designed and user-friendly, it is a division of Georgia.gov.

DeKalb County Superior Court – Family Law Information CenterOne of two Georgia county-level divorce information centers we list on FreeAdvice.com, the DeKalb County family law center provides easily accessible information on the physical location of the Center, the services it provides, and some helpful instructions for filling out legal forms. For the forms themselves, DeKalb residents can use this site, or anyone can check out our Forms section.

Domestic Violence: This excellent resource includes names and phone numbers for anti-domestic violence assistance programs for every county in Georgia, along with some statewide services.

Georgia Legal AidThis website is a useful and user-friendly gateway to basic legal information and legal resources for the state of Georgia. It is a joint project of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society and the Georgia Legal Services Program.

Fulton County Family Division ‘Information CenterThe second divorce information center we list here is for Fulton County. It provides a similarly high level of user-friendly, no-nonsense information on family issues, including forms and instructions for Fulton County residents.

Georgia Family Law Statutes:

Georgia Legal Separation:

Georgia Code Section 19-6-10

Georgia Divorce:

Grounds/Fault ‘ No-Fault: Georgia Code Section 19-5-3

Residency/Where to File: Georgia Code Sections 19-5-2

Annulment: Georgia Code Section 19-4-1’19-4-5

Georgia Divorce and Finances:

Property Division/Debts: Georgia Code Section 19-5-13

Spousal Support: Georgia Code Sections 19-6-1’19-6-9

Georgia Divorce and Children:

Child Custody: Georgia Code – Sections 19-9-1’19-9-5

Child Support: Georgia Code Section 19-6-15

Georgia Divorce/Child Support/Child Custody Lawyers:

Find an experienced Georgia Divorce Attorney at AttorneyPages.com

Find an experienced Georgia Child Support Lawyer or Custody Lawyer at AttorneyPages.com

Post your case to a Georgia Divorce Lawyer

How a Family Lawyer Can Help

Georgia Online Divorce Services:

LegalZoom.com– An online documentation service that helps users file for divorce.

CompleteCase.com– Offers an affordable way to file for uncontested divorces online.

Free Advice Divorce Articles:

Common Law Marriages

Dividing Up Property in a Divorce: Community Property vs. Equitable Distribution

The Divorce Process: From Separation to Final Judgment

Ending a Marriage or Taking a Break

Effect of Premarital Agreements on Divorce

Effect of Divorce on Taxes

Effect of Divorce on Estate Planning/Wills