Legal Information: Georgia

Divorce

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