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Legal Information: Georgia

Divorce

Laws current as of October 31, 2023

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 six 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 one year before filing the petition.1

1 Georgia Code § 19-5-2