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Q: How do i find if i am divorced in dekalb county
Diane Cherry
Diane Cherry answered on Jun 6, 2012

Contact the Superior Court Clerk's office at (404) 371-4901 and ask them to look up your case. You can also stop by the Courthouse in person at 556 N Mcdonough St # 410, Decatur, Georgia.

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Q: According to our divorce decree my former husband is responsible for pay for our son's college education. what can I do?
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Diane Cherry answered on Jun 6, 2012

If your ex is not paying for your son's college education as required under your Divorce Decree, you need to file a Motion for Contempt to enforce the Divorce Decree. If you hire an attorney to file the Motion for Contempt, you should also ask that the Court require your ex to pay your attorneys... Read more »

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Q: On my divorce my ex was ordered to pay alimony but he is 5 months behind..what can I do for him to pay me on time.
Diane Cherry
Diane Cherry answered on Jun 6, 2012

If your ex is not paying you alimony as agreed, you need to file a Motion for Contempt with the Court to enforce the agreement. If you retain an attorney to file a Motion for Contempt, you should ask the Court to require your ex to pay your attorneys fees as well.

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Q: How do I request a final hearing for an uncontested divorce in GA
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Diane Cherry answered on Jun 6, 2012

To request a Final Hearing in an uncontested case, you simply call the Clerk's office and ask to be added to the next Uncontested Hearing Calendar.

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Q: How do you verify a complaint for a divorce after the papers have been filed?
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Diane Cherry answered on Jun 6, 2012

A separate signed Verification of Complaint can be filed with the Court at anytime.

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Q: My husband file for divorce in Georgia and neither of us have lived in Ga six month is divorce legal
Diane Cherry
Diane Cherry answered on Jun 6, 2012

In Georgia, you must reside in the state six months before you can be divorced. The Judge will not allow you to be divorced if you do not meet the six month residency requirement.

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Q: How long do you have to be married before you can collect spose support in Ga?

Married almost 15yrs in July.He says I can't get anything from him.What do you think?

Diane Cherry
Diane Cherry answered on Jun 6, 2012

There is no specific time period that you need to be married to qualify for support. Anyone who has been married for fifteen years can certainly get spousal support or alimony if they have the need and the other spouse has the ability to pay. A rough guideline if you meet the "needs/ability"... Read more »

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Q: I am married but we are seperated but not legaly is there any way to still get custody untill we file for divorce?
Diane Cherry
Diane Cherry answered on Jun 6, 2012

You have the right to Petition the Court to establish custody and child support at anytime. You do not need to be legally separated or divorced to get a custody order.

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Q: My ex-wife and got our divorce in Fayette County GA in 2009,all parties have now re-located to Texas. Who has jurisdicti
Diane Cherry
Diane Cherry answered on Jun 6, 2012

In Georgia, you have to reside in the state for six months before you can file for divorce. Since you have been living in Texas since 2009, you would need to get your divorce in Texas.

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Q: Where do I go on-line to get the free forms to file?
Diane Cherry
Diane Cherry answered on Jun 6, 2012

The Cobb County Law Library (http://portal.cobbcountyga.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article...) has an online Self-Help Center where you can download Cobb County forms and information on the processes and procedures of the court. Cobb County also has a free monthly Family Law Workshop... Read more »

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