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Q: What happens if tpo can’t be served because I’m no longer allowed at that address?
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Elinor Hitt answered on Nov 3, 2021

A Temporary Protective Order (TPO) is served by the sheriff's office in the county where the TPO was granted.

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Child Custody for Georgia on
Q: Can a non-custodial parent get visitation modified to add school days if he lives 45 minutes from the school?

I’m in Georgia. My ex just moved here from out of state. He lives in another county. He wants to modify visitation to add week days/school days so he has more time with the kids. Is that generally approved? The drive time for me is 7 minutes, his is 45 minutes. He is also a pilot who is on call... Read more »

Elinor Hitt
Elinor Hitt answered on Nov 3, 2021

Your former husband can seek to modify parenting time based on a material change in circumstances at any time, or can seek to modify parenting time for any reason once in every two year period following the original judgment. Either way, the change in parenting time must be in the best interests... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: Married for about 3 years and cant do anymore

Got married because we got pregnant while dating. Spouse moved in and we had the child.

But we never got along and on top of it spouse denied sex. Never had sex after child was born.

No alcoholism, no abuse, maintained separate bank accounts but I contributed mostly to day to day... Read more »

Elinor Hitt
Elinor Hitt answered on Nov 3, 2021

You can seek a divorce based on the marriage being irretrievably broken. An attorney can advise you about child custody and parenting time, child support and division of marital assets.

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Q: I am trying to start the divorce process with my husband who ran off with our daughter out of state. I haven’t been able

To do so yet since I do not know his address. I recently found out where my daughter is going to school so I know what city he is in at least. What can I do with this information? Can the school give a lawyer his address? We have no formal custody agreement or anything keeping me from her, he’s... Read more »

Elinor Hitt
Elinor Hitt answered on Nov 3, 2021

Because you are the mother, you should be able to contact the school and get your daughter's school records, which should include the address where she and your husband reside. Once you know this, you can file for divorce and have him served to begin the divorce process. Whether you should... Read more »

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