Grounds for Divorce in Georgia
The dissolution of your marriage is a process that can spark a number of different emotions and challenges for an individual. Regardless of how straightforward or complex your situation may seem, you know the importance of working with a skilled family lawyer.
At our firm, your case will be handled with care and consideration. At the law office of F. Marian Weeks, we are committed to helping people going through the divorce process and those facing other family law issues, such as custody and visitation issues, child support issues and more.
What Are Grounds for Divorce in Georgia?
In Georgia there are 13 grounds for divorce. Of the 13, there are a handful which are commonly used as grounds for divorce. You can file on one or more of the fault grounds. Examples of the most common grounds for divorce in Georgia include:
- Willful and continued desertion from either party for one or more years
- Cruel treatment
- Habitual intoxication (or drug addiction)
- Mental illness
- Irretrievably broken marriage
Because the fault grounds can make a divorce case more contentious, it is important that you file on the appropriate grounds. Attorney Marian Weeks has more than 30 years of legal experience handling divorce and family law matters. She is familiar with the approach and tendencies that judges throughout the area will have, and can provide knowledgeable guidance through each step of the divorce process.
Whether your divorce issue can be resolved through amicable means such as mediation, arbitration or a settlement — or it requires litigation, you can count on the team at the law office of F. Marian Weeks.
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