Legal Information: Georgia

Know the Laws - By State

A brief description of the difference between state laws and federal laws.

Information about family violence protection orders, stalking protection orders, bond for good behavior and moving in and out of state.

State-specific custody information for Georgia.

This page addresses some general (not state-specific) laws regarding one parent taking a child out of the state without the other parent's consent.

Basic information about Georgia divorce laws.

Information about crimes the abuser may have committed in Georgia and victim assistance programs.

If you are a victim of domestic violence, it may be illegal for the abuser to buy or have a gun.

You may have a right to sue an abuser for medical costs, lost wages, and to recover your property.