To get an uncontested divorce in Georgia, all the marital concerns must be settled. The spouses need to reach an agreement on issues like:
Here are papers and forms you will probably need to prepare when completing a divorce in Georgia:
Luckily, divorce documents can be found online these days. That eliminates the need to go to the court clerk’s office. It takes 5-7 days to prepare all these papers and forms. Best of all, you can do it on your own without hiring a lawyer.
Some counties require divorcing couples to make full financial disclosures, which implies financial affidavits. Check the local rules in your county before filing for divorce.
You might be required to provide the following information on financial disclosures:
As mentioned above, you should serve divorce documents to your spouse. Bring the paperwork (the copies of papers) to him/her in person if you’re still on friendly terms with him/her. Alternatively, you can serve the documents by:
The Superior Court is the courtroom in which every divorcing couple files for divorce in Georgia. It must be located in the county in which your spouse takes up residence. You will need to file for divorce in your county of residence in case your spouse doesn’t live in Georgia anymore.