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How do I file for divorce in Georgia?

To file for divorce using the no fault method you can use sites such as Complete Case to fill out your divorce paperwork. The process includes writing a complaint that outlines the details of your marriage, the financial details of your marriage, childcare and support, and information about your marriage such as when you were married and where you were married. It sounds complicated, but the system makes it super easy. It may only take 20 minutes from start to finish.

It can be a 20 minute process

Completecase.com makes the process easy. Some couples can complete the writing of their divorce petition in as little as 20 minutes. The Four step process works like this:

Step 1: Eligibility: Determine in you are eligible Once you take the online quiz to determine that you are eligible for a no fault divorce you move on to step 2, which is writing the complaint or petition for divorce. The quiz is three questions long and it is primarily focused on residency requirements that Georgia demands.

Step 2: Write your Divorce Petition: This is fairly easy. The question that the site asks you. The questions are easy, and many answers are from pull down menus. A good tip is to make sure all of your asset and debt information is available. Having that information handy will speed up the process. Some petitions take only about 20 minutes to complete. Expect questions about:

  • Where you work and how much money each of you make.
  • All of your property and debts. Including both assets and debts that you had before you were married.
  • Children, childcare, child support.
  • Your marriage, such as where and when you were married.
  • Military service and special topics.

As you answer the questions the system will use your answers to make a settlement separation agreement form. It is a legal document that is accepted by the Court system in Georgia.

Step 3: Review and Sign: Save your work, print it and then review it. Print two copies of the divorce petition (complaint.) One is for you and one if for your spouse. Both of you need to review the petition and make sure that it is accurate. The petition will outline how you both agree to split up property, which debts you will each be responsible for and how child custody and support will be handled.

Step 4: File Your Divorce Petition: Once the papers are signed, both copies will need to be filed in the Superior Court located in the county where your spouse lives. If your spouse has moved out of the state then you will be allowed to file in the county in which you live.

If the judge approves your divorce, you will receive a notice stating such. A divorce in Georgia can take as little as 30 days, or it can take up to several years. Usually with a no fault divorce the process is closer to 30 days.

completecase.com allows you to file for divorce in a cheap and quick manner. The process is 100% legitimate and takes the pain and expense out of dissolving your marriage.

Do you qualify for an online divorce?

Do you know the location of your spouse?
Is your spouse in agreement regarding this divorce and willing to sign the divorce papers with you?
Do you and your spouse have any children under the age of 18 from this marriage?