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Georgia Residency and Filing Requirements
Georgia has certain residency requirements for filing a divorce action. If the residency requirements are not met, the court will not have jurisdiction to hear the case. The court will either not accept the case or will dismiss the case.
The residency requirements must be met when the case if first filed. If you don't meet the requirements, you must either wait until you meet the rule on residency or file your divorce in another state where you meet the requirements.
To file for divorce in Georgia, one party must be a resident of the state for at least six months prior to filing.
Georgia Grounds for Divorce
The first divorce form filed in the Georgia court - either a petition or complaint - must state the grounds for the divorce. The appropriate grounds for a Georgia divorce are either the grounds that both parties can agree on and can substantiate in a divorce hearing or which the filing party chooses to prove to the court.
The Georgia court has power to divorce a couple from their marriage on the following grounds:
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Filing Spouse's Title
In Georgia, the filing party is called the petitioner.
Non-Filing Spouse's Title
In Georgia, the non-filing party is called the respondent.
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