Georgia Divorce Resources

Access the information you need to know about Georgia divorce laws, child custody, and support so you can make the best decisions in your separation or divorce. You'll can also locate divorce lawyers and other professionals, separation and divorce forms, calculate child support, find support groups and domestic abuse services in your area, as well as the required parenting classes.

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Georgia Divorce Lawyers 

Atlanta Divorce Law Group
3560 Old Milton Pkwy
Alpharetta, GA 30005
Phone: (678) 285-1201
Counties: Cherokee, Cobb, Dekalb, Forsyth, Fulton, and Gwinnett
The Atlanta Divorce Law Group focuses solely on divorce and family law, handling cases such as divorce, child custody and support, property division and more. They use a holistic approach to help individuals and families in restructuring and rebuilding of their lives. Their tagline, “Happily Ever After Divorce”, embraces their philosophy to help protect and secure a better future for their clients, so their clients can turn their divorce into a positive change in their lives. The Atlanta Divorce Law Group has the ability and legal experience to handle all family law cases. 

Crystal Wright Law
Crystal Wright 490 S Perry St
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Phone: (404) 594-2143
Counties Served: Gwinnett County
Our Lawrenceville divorce and family law attorneys at Crystal Wright Law can give you the proper help you need for your family law case. We handle all family law issues, such as divorce (whether contested or uncontested), spousal support, child custody and support, property division, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, judgment modification, paternity and legitimation, etc. Your first case evaluation is completely free, which makes it easy to connect with our compassionate team for guidance.  

Kitchens New Cleghorn
2973 Hardman Court Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30305
Phone: 678-244-2880
Counties: Fulton, Dekalb, Gwinnett, and Clark
From the moment you walk in the door at Kitchens New Cleghorn, rest assured you will have the most diligent advocates at your service. Our attorneys bring a wealth of knowledge and experience on Georgia divorce and family law to your specific case, helping ensure you get the best possible outcome.

Smith & Little Law Offices
Nathaniel M. Smith

38 Hampton St., Suite B
McDonough, GA 30253
Phone: 678-272-8305
Counties: Butts, Clayton, Coweta, Fayette, Henry, Jasper, Newton, Spalding, and Rockdale
Divorce can be emotionally complex, requiring not only legal expertise, but also patience, wisdom, and compassion. I have made it my mission to provide my clients with the best legal representation possible, in and out of court, at an affordable rate to ensure each client feels they have retained the best lawyer for their case. 

Divorce Financial Professionals 

Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.
Lewis J Forbes, Jr. – Financial Advisor
1501 Johnson Ferry Road, Suite 125
Marietta, GA  30062
Phone: 770-285-1201
Advisor is licensed and registered to do business with U.S. residents only in the State of Georgia.

Burns Valuation Consulting 
Brad Burns - CDFA, CFA, CVA 
1580 Holcomb Bridge Rd, Suite 26 
Roswell, GA  30076 
Phone: 678-235-4616 
Counties Served: Fulton, Cherokee 

Georgia Parenting Classes 

Most Georgia county courts require parents who are going through a separation or divorce parents to attend a 4-hour educational seminar on the effects of divorce on their minor children. Different counties have various programs, and you should contact your local court to find out which programs qualify and when classes are being offered.

  • Clayton County - 770-477-4575
  • Cobb County - (770) 920-9114
  • Delalb and Gwinnett County - 404-592-1257
  • Fulton - 404-612-4618
  • 9th District - 770-535-6909 

Domestic Abuse 

GA Coalition Against Domestic Violence 

Georgia Divorce Laws

Georgia Domestic Relations Code - Section 19
Statute numbers for specific topics:

  • Annulment - § 19-4-2
  • Residency requirements and where to file for divorce - § 19-5-5
  • Grounds for divorce - § 19-5-3
  • Legal separation - § 19-6-10
  • Referral for alternative dispute resolution - § 19-5-1
  • Equitable division of property - § 19-3-9
  • Alimony / spousal support - § 19-6-1
  • Factors in determining amount of alimony - § 19-6-6
  • Restoration of maiden or prior name - § 19-5-16
  • Child custody - § 19-9-3
  • Parenting plans - § 19-9-1
  • Guidelines for determining child support - § 19-6-15 
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