Divorce in Georgia

Whether you’ve been thinking about divorce for a long time or you’re just beginning to explore your options, you’re in the right place. The divorce process involves three major steps (filing, serving, and then working out a settlement agreement and other divorce terms). However, rules, forms, and fees vary by state or even by county. Scroll down this page to find our most useful (and free) resources to guide you before, during, and after divorce in your state. 

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Important Information About Divorce in Georgia

Filing for divorce in your state is relatively simple, but actually getting divorced requires a long list of forms. But no need to get overwhelmed – we explain all the steps to you and our Divorce Navigator software guides you through all the forms. If you get stuck, we can help. To get started, check out some of our most helpful resources for divorce in the state of your state. 

Top Resources for Divorce in Georgia

Marriage & Divorce Laws

You're not required to find fault with your partner to get a divorce, although you can also cite grounds if your reason qualifies. There are several laws and state rules to be aware of, though. See our resources below for key information.

Resources for Marriage and Divorce Laws in Georgia

Finances, Property and Support

One of the most stressful parts of divorce is deciding who gets what and determining who must pay off marital debt. Spouses must reach agreements on things like splitting assets and debts, either on their own or with outside help from a mediator, financial advisor or attorney.

Other Important Topics about Divorce in Georgia 

Just as every couple is different, so is every divorce. Some couples can use checklists and other free resources to DIY their divorce through the Georgia court system, while others need more help. 

Others, including couples with at least one spouse in the military or couples with complicated scenarios (substantial assets, debts, custody concerns, an uncooperative spouse), must follow additional rules.