Filing on Appropriate Grounds for Divorce in Georgia

The dissolution of your marriage is a process that can spark a number of different emotions and challenges. Regardless of how straightforward or complex your situation may seem, working with a skilled family law attorney to effectively resolve divorce matters is important.

At F. Marian Weeks, P.C., Attorneys at Law, your case will be handled with care and consideration. We are committed to helping people through the divorce process and any other family law issues. Combined, our attorneys bring over 65 years of experience to your case.

What Are Grounds for Divorce in Georgia?

In Georgia, there are 13 grounds for divorce. 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:

  • Adultery
  • Willful and continued desertion from either party for one or more years
  • Cruel treatment
  • Habitual intoxication (or drug addiction)
  • Mental illness
  • Irretrievably broken marriage (no-fault divorce)

Because the fault grounds can make a divorce case more contentious, it is important that you file on the appropriate grounds.

Based in Marietta, our attorneys are familiar with the approach and tendencies that judges throughout the surrounding counties will have. We can provide knowledgeable guidance through each step of the divorce process.

Whether your divorce issues can be resolved through amicable means such as mediation, arbitration or a settlement — or it requires litigation, you can count on attorneys Marian Weeks and Fraser Hudgins for proactive and straightforward legal counsel.

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