Going through a divorce is never easy. The resources listed below will help you make decisions that will be in the best interest of you and your family.
Last updated 10/01/2012
- Divorce After 50
An experienced divorce lawyer details the special emotional and financial issues attending divorce after age 50, a time of life when blended families, health care concerns, and retirement and estate planning are major issues.
- File for Divorce in Georgia
Whether you use an attorney or not, protect yourself by getting all the information you need regarding divorce laws and your legal rights.
- Georgia Divorce, Alimony, and Child Custody.
Guidebook of Georgia family law. This is a reference title and must be used in the library.
- Nolo's Essential Guide to Child Custody and Support
Provides solid information to help you deal with the child-focused parts of your divorce.
- Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce
This book explains the divorce process, the different types of divorce, how to hire a lawyer, and offers advice on making child custody decisions and dividing property. The unique legal questions faced during a military divorce are addressed in a separate chapter.
- Your Right to Child Custody, Visitation and Support
This book is designed to let parents know their legal rights and to help them understand the court system.
- Child Support Calculator
A service of the Georgia Child Support Commission, these web-based electronic calculators are interactive tools designed to calculate one's child support obligation under the Georgia Child Support Guidelines.
- DeKalb County Family Law Information Center
The Family Law Information Center can provide self-represented litigants and other interested persons with legal forms and instruction packets, attorney consultations, reference materials and other services. It can also provide tips on completing necessary documents, proper filing of those documents, and preparing and presenting your case in court.
- Divorce FAQ from State Bar of Georgia
A brief summary of Georgia's divorce laws.
- Georgia Child Support Enforcement (Department of Human Resources, Office of Child Support Services)
The Georgia Department of Human Services, Division of Child Support Services (DCSS) helps children by enforcing parental responsibility to pay financial support. All Georgia families have access to DCSS services, which include assistance with locating non-custodial parents, confirming paternity, establishing and enforcing child support and medical support orders, and collecting and distributing payments. DCSS also provides the Georgia Fatherhood Services Network and the Access and Visitation Program, both devoted to increasing non-custodial parent involvement in a child’s life.
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