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  • Getting a Divorce in Georgia audio

    This document answers common questions about divorce in Georgia. Read More

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    Georgia Legal Services Program®
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  • How to File an Answer to a Divorce Complaint

    This brochure offers general information about how to properly answer a divorce petition. By filing your own answer, you will ensure that you will receive notice of the final hearing and that you will be able to tell the Court your position whether you decide to hire an attorney or represent yourself. Please be cautioned that the clerk's office of the Superior Court must accept your answer, but the Judge has the authority to require that you hire an attorney. Content Detail

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    Georgia Legal Services Program®

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Know Your Rights Articles (2)+

  • Pauper's Affidavit (Request to File without Paying Fees)

    The Pauper's Affidavit, also known as a "pauperis" affidavit, can be filed by very low-income persons to avoid paying filing fees to the court. Usually the judge will review the affidavit and make a decision about whether you have to pay fees or not. If you file this affidavit, you must be ready to respond to the judge about your income. Read More

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    Georgia Legal Services Program®
  • Triage Self-help Divorce Questionnaire

    Please take the time to answer these questions as you prepare a self-help ("pro se") divorce. You will need this information to prepare your divorce pleadings and to provide the court all the relevant information. Content Detail

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    Georgia Legal Services Program®