Legal Information: Georgia
Updated: November 12, 2018
What are the residency requirements to file for divorce in Georgia?
To file for divorce in Georgia, you or your spouse must have been a resident of Georgia for at least 6 months before filing.1
A member of the armed forces can file in Georgia if s/he has resided in any U.S. army post or military reservation within Georgia for 1 year before filing the petition.1
1 Georgia Code § 19-5-2
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