Comprehensive Divorce Services in Atlanta, GA
Divorce Process in GA Providing Legal Guidance to GA Families for 10+ Years
Going through a divorce can be emotionally devastating, demanding, and can make clients feel anxious. At Connell & Cummings, our experienced lawyers act to make the process less stressful for our clients. We know that you are a unique individual and provide personal legal counsel with you and your needs in mind.
Grounds for Divorce in Georgia
According to O.C.G.A. § 19-5-3, the state of Georgia has thirteen different grounds for divorce, including no-fault and fault grounds.
Georgia Divorce FAQs
Yes, Georgia law requires that at least one of the spouses is a state resident for 6 months or more before the couple can file for divorce in the state.
Yes, even if a divorce is uncontested, there is a 31 day waiting period after filing for divorce before the judge can finalize the divorce decree.
Georgia does not technically recognize legal separation. However, they do have a process for separate maintenance, which allows the courts to decide on a variety of marital issues such as custody, support, property division, etc. The couple can still remain legally married.
At our firm, interacting with our clients is the best part of our day because our goal has always been to help families in Georgia. Family law is a very personal type of law. We provide legal guidance and caring support to each family. Our divorce lawyers in GA have experience, open communication policies, and creative solutions for the unique cases we handle.