Georgia Divorce

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.

You can also find additional information about all aspects of divorce, custody, starting over, and rebuilding your life in our various divorce articles.


DIVORCE LAWYERS

Bushnell & Drye, LLC
Scott T. Bushnell
6 Concourse Parkway, Suite 3100
Atlanta, GA 30328
Phone: (404) 869-1201
Counties: Fulton county

Bushnell & Drye, LLC provides aggressive and reliable legal representation for your family law or workers' compensation matters in Atlanta and surrounding areas in Georgia.


Kitchens New Cleghorn
Jeff Cleghorn
2973 Hardman Court Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30305
Phone: 404-844-2856
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. As head of the Atlanta divorce team, attorney Jeff Cleghorn brings a wealth of knowledge and experience on Georgia divorce and family law to your specific case, helping ensure you get the best possible outcome.


Nathaniel M. Smith
738 Hampton St.
McDonough, GA 30253
Ph.: 678-8272-8305
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.


QDRO PREPARATION

QdroDesk is an online QDRO service which gives divorcing couples, and the lawyers who represent them, the ability to create their own Qualified Domestic Relations Orders for the division of retirement funds.


MEDIATORS

ACCORD Mediation, Arbitration, and Conflict Resolution
970 Sidney Marcus Blvd, Suite 1203
Atlanta, Georgia 30324
Phone: 678-520-2866



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
12610 Itaska Walk
Alpharetta , GA 30004
Phone: 678-235-4616
Counties Served: Fulton, Cherokee


PARENTING CLASSES

Some 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 can look up the information for your area below:


DIVORCE SUPPORT GROUPS

Atlanta's Divorce Support
Get the encouragement and support from other people who have been in your shoes and can relate to what you are experiencing. This is a free group for people in Georgia who are currently dealing with a separation or divorce, as well as those transitioning into single life afterwards, which focuses on their unique needs and struggles.

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DOMESTIC ABUSE

GA Coalition Against Domestic Violence


DIVORCE LAW

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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