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Divorce Process in Georgia

If you have decided to begin the divorce process, chances are this is a complicated time for you. Understanding the process can make things easier. In the following sections, we will walk you through each phase of the divorce process, from finding an attorney to navigating the nuances of how and where to file.

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Divorce Financial Affidavits and Hidden Assets

As part of normal divorce proceedings in Georgia, you and your spouse will each need to file a domestic relations financial affidavit (DRFA) listing all of your income and expenses. The purpose of this affidavit is to help the judge determine alimony (usually called “spousal support” to be more gender-neutral),…


Do You Need an Income Deduction Order?

At the conclusion of any family law action, there will be an order entered by the court which establishes the child support obligations of the parents. The majority of the time, the custodial parent (the parent who has the child or children the majority of the time) receives a monthly…


Using a Lis Pendens in a Georgia Divorce

Lis pendens translates as “lawsuit pending.” More than just a legal concept, lis pendens can be a powerful legal tool for protecting your rights during a divorce. When you file a lis pendens notice, it alerts all involved parties that the ownership of property named in the notice (strictly real…


Frequently Asked Questions About Divorce in Georgia

How much does a divorce lawyer cost in Georgia?

In short, there is no standard fee. Each case is different. If cost is a concern, read our tips about how to afford a Georgia divorce lawyer.

How much does a contested divorce cost?

Much like any type of divorce, forecasting costs can be difficult because every case is different. There are many different types of expenses in a contested divorce, which vary from case to case.

How do I find the best divorce attorney?

Typically, we recommend looking for an experienced divorce attorney to manage any major legal case, like a divorce.