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E-Filing Georgia Divorces

E-Filing Georgia Divorces

E-Filing Georgia Divorces: Good or Bad? Like it, or not, starting January 1, 2019, e-filing becomes mandatory for lawyers who file Georgia divorce matters.  So says the State of Georgia. Since it first became available in Georgia, our firm has used e-filing for every case that we could use it.  At first, only a few…

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Georgia Uncontested Divorce Explained

What is an uncontested divorce in Georgia?

What is an Uncontested Divorce in Georgia? Frequently when people call our office, they tell us that the divorce is uncontested just because both parties both want a divorce. Certainly, it will make the process easier if both parties agree that their marriage is over and that divorce is inevitable.  But, this is not what…

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Divorce Settlement Agreement

Uncontested Divorce Settlement Agreement

A Divorce Settlement Agreement is a legal document that is also commonly called a “Settlement Agreement” or a “Separation Agreement.” The purpose is an uncontested divorce settlement agreement is to document the details of agreements made between the couple so that the divorce can be completed without a trial. A Divorce Settlement Agreement must include…

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How Much Time is Required for a Georgia Uncontested Divorce?

Time required for an uncontested divorce

Once you have made the decision to divorce, naturally you want the divorce to be completed: in the least amount of time possible, for the lowest cost possible; and with as little stress as possible.  An uncontested divorce is the best way to achieve your goals.  We have set up a process to minimize the…

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Difference Between Contested and Uncontested Divorce

difference between contested and uncontested divorce

What is the Difference between Contested and Uncontested Divorce? Basically, there are two kinds of divorces: contested and uncontested (sometimes called a no contest divorce or a non-contested divorce). There is a vast difference between contested and uncontested divorce.  However, the bottom line difference between contested divorce and uncontested divorce is simple.  In an uncontested…

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Two Divorce Lawyers or One Divorce Lawyer?

Georgia Uncontested Divorce Lawyer

Can We Both Use the Same Attorney in a Georgia Uncontested Divorce? If you and your spouse agree on all or most of the issues in your divorce and have decided to use an uncontested process, this is a common question. One attorney can handle the divorce.  But you both need to understand the relationship…

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Uncontested Divorce Parenting Plans

Georgia uncontested divorce parenting plans

Georgia Uncontested Divorce Parenting Plans In any divorce in Georgia in which there is a minor child born to the parties or adopted by the parties, a Parenting Plan is required.  Parenting Plans have been required in Georgia since January 1, 2008.  A Parenting Plan is required in both a contested or an uncontested divorce. …

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Child Support Calculation

Child Support Calculation

Child Support Calculation in a Georgia Uncontested Divorce: Without question, the single most disputed issue in uncontested divorce cases that involve children is the Child Support calculation.  But, although circumstances that affect the child support amount vary from case-to-case, the actual Child Support calculation in an uncontested divorce in Georgia is fairly straightforward — if…

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Georgia Divorce Venue

Venue for Uncontested Divorce

Venue for Uncontested Divorce in Georgia: “Venue” refers to the proper county within the State of Georgia to hear a particular case. Generally speaking, under the Georgia Constitution, the defendant is entitled to be sued in the county of his or her residence. However, there is an exception for divorces. A divorce may be filed in…

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Cost of an Uncontested Divorce in Georgia

Uncontested Georgia Divorce Cost and Inexpensive Georgia Divorce

What Does an Uncontested Georgia Divorce Cost? There are two questions that always we get from our clients: How much does a Georgia uncontested divorce cost and how long is this divorce going to take? Our typical fee for an uncontested Georgia divorce without minor children is $425. However, we charge a little less in some…

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Uncontested Divorce Process — Briefly

Our Uncontested Divorce Process: This is a general description of the steps for starting, filing and completing an uncontested divorce in the Georgia counties in which we offer full service representation for uncontested matters.  Of course, we vary the process a bit as necessary from case to case to fit the individual needs of our…

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Getting a Certified Copy of Your Divorce Decree

Georgia Uncontested Divorce and Uncontested Georgia Divorce

Your Georgia Divorce is Final.  Now What? A certified copy of your divorce decree (or any other document from the divorce case) can be obtained ONLY from the Clerk of Superior Court of the county in which your divorce occurred.  Court case records, including divorce cases, are public records.  Anyone can get them at any…

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Uncontested Divorce Process

Georgia uncontested divorce attorney

Our Uncontested Divorce Process — An Introduction: An uncontested divorce is the fastest, least expensive and least stressful way to get a divorce in Georgia. This is a general description of the steps for starting, filing and completing an uncontested divorce in the Georgia counties in which we offer representation for uncontested matters.  Please note…

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Grounds for Divorce in Georgia

Grounds for Divorce in Georgia

What does “grounds for divorce” mean? The grounds for divorce is simply the reason or reasons given to the court for the divorce in the official divorce documents.  Whether you will have an uncontested divorce in Georgia or a contested one, the potential legal grounds are the same.  Similarly, the potential grounds available for a…

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Uncontested Military Divorce in Georgia

Georgia Military Divorce

What is a Georgia Military Divorce? A military divorce in Georgia is only a little different from a civilian divorce.  Generally speaking, a divorce in which at least one spouse is an active member of the military, reserve or guard, or is a retired service member, is referred to as a military divorce because it…

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Ten Tips for a Successful Uncontested Divorce

uncontested georgia divorce

Ten Tips for a Successful Uncontested Divorce in Georgia Compared to contested divorces, uncontested divorce in Georgia is quick and inexpensive.  An “uncontested” divorce (sometimes called a no-contest divorce) is where both parties agree on all issues involved in the divorce, including property division, allocation of debt, child custody, visitation, child support and alimony.  The…

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Uncontested Divorce Representation

Uncontested Divorce Representation

Uncontested Divorce Representation in Court We have been providing uncontested divorce representation in Georgia at a low flat fee for many years.  Our services for an uncontested divorce in Georgia include representing you with the Clerk and the Judge to whom your case is assigned. Typically, you will not have to appear in “divorce court” at…

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All About Publication Divorce: Why? How? How Long? How Much?

publication divorce

  Several times each month we receive an inquiry from a potential client who wants a divorce but has lost track of his/her spouse but still wants to get a divorce. Below is what we usually tell them about their situation. What Is a Publication Divorce? An “ordinary” uncontested divorce requires that both parties sign…

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