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Q: Can you get a divorce for free? I've been separated from the husband for over 7 years

Been separated for 7+ years. Custody and child support are not an issue. We both want a divorce and to remarry. Divorce would be from Tennessee

Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards answered on May 6, 2021

Divorce is not free. There is a filing fee for each case. If you want to file without an attorney, you can do that, but there is a fee to file, which varies depending on which county you are in.

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Q: I was needing to find out what I needed to do because my wife ran out 5 months ago and I want to file for divorce.

There are no kids involved only thing I have is my house that's been in my name and a car thats in both our names But she doesn't want neither one. Also she went to a different stateShe left with no warning She doesn't even want to work on it And neither do I

Michael D. Birchmore
Michael D. Birchmore answered on May 3, 2021

File for a divorce yourself; or, hire an attorney to do it for you.

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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Child Custody for Georgia on
Q: I am trying to get advice on my divorce/custody case. I tried the Columbus number but need an extension. Can I get a ex?

Also, my husband just took my daughter to his parents without my consent. Is that legal?

Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards answered on May 3, 2021

Both of you have equal rights, so he is allowed to take your daughter to see her grandparents.

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Q: Could someone help me find a pro bono lawyer in augusta,ga
Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards answered on May 3, 2021

Most attorneys don't work pro bono unless it's a case referred by an agency. You cna reach out to legal aid in your area to see if you qualify.

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Q: a lady is told he's divorced, she dates, engaged, then marries him & then finds out he's still legally married

has she committed adultry or had an affair?

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Apr 30, 2021

It doesn’t sound like she has done anything wrong, as she was not married and thought he was a divorced man. He, on the other hand, was still married, so this marriage would not be legitimate.

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Q: I was divorced about six years ago but the marital home remains in my name what can In do?

Ex remarried and he and his present wife live in this home.

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Apr 30, 2021

What did your order say regarding the home when you got divorced? You need to go back to that and verify the info and then go from there to take action.

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Q: Court ordered sale of home after contempt. Ex-spouse want sign with realtor. Do I have to file another contempt case?

Contempt case was a money judgement that was suppose to come from sale of home. Ex-spouse doesn't want to sign with realtor without listing home at unobtainable sale price and doesn't want the price to be drop in a timely manner. Do I have to file another contempt case or is the first... Read more »

Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards answered on Apr 29, 2021

No one can answer this question without reviewing your contempt order and the original divorce order. You can consult with an attorney about your options.

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Q: I was divorced about six years ago but the marital home remains in my name what can In do?

Ex remarried and he and his present wife live in this home.

Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards answered on Apr 29, 2021

That depends on what your divorce decree says. If the final order doesn't require the house out of your name, you are stuck.

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3 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Child Custody for Georgia on
Q: How would my son get a probono lawyer to help him in his divorce case.
Michael D. Birchmore
Michael D. Birchmore answered on Apr 23, 2021

Unfortunately, it is not that easy. The "system" doesn't just provide free attorneys. Your son may go to GA Legal Services online and see if he qualifies for some type assistance.

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Q: How to divorce your incarcerated spouse in a different state than the one you reside in?

My husband has been in and out of prison since January 2014. For drug charges, felon with possession of a firearm, he had several identification cards for different people, Stolen vehicle... i live in Georgia since January 2019. Our 2 children are 14 and 7. I want a divorce and the TDCJ says he... Read more »

Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards answered on Apr 22, 2021

If he was served with a Georgia divorce, you can move forward with a final trial.

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3 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Landlord - Tenant for Georgia on
Q: I’ve been trying for over 6 months to get a notarized paper from my husband to began divorce proceedings. The statement

The statement is to verify that we have worked out bills and what not amongst each other. Could I file without that statement?

Robbie Levin
Robbie Levin answered on Apr 20, 2021

You can file the divorce petition. You do not need the statement from him to file.

For more information, visit my website at www.LevinLawyerGa.com.

-Law Office of Robbie M. Levin

(404) 281-5897

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Q: Have we met the 6 month residency requirement for divorce?

My daughter and I just moved to GA in February 2021. My husband has been here since July 2020. He has been working and did file GA state taxes. He has not switched his DL over to GA yet.

Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards answered on Apr 15, 2021

He has met the requirements.

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Q: My wife and I are getting separated and she has my car in another state. What can I do legally to get it back
Ellaretha Coleman
Ellaretha Coleman answered on Apr 13, 2021

You're going to need to file for divorce and have the judge decide who gets the car.

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Q: If I am getting a divorce and I agree do I have to answer the summons
Ellaretha Coleman
Ellaretha Coleman answered on Apr 13, 2021

Yes, even though you agree to the divorce, you may not agree to all of the things that your spouse is requesting in the divorce. If you do not have a settlement agreement that is being filed with the court, I would highly suggest that you file an answer and counterclaim for divorce to protect your... Read more »

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Q: In filing out my petition for divorce r venue my husband and I got married in Plantation, Fl However, he never lived

in the United States. In the venue section, can I put that he never lived in the US and resides in England and just provide his address.

Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards answered on Apr 11, 2021

Yes.

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Q: I have a petition for divorce. My husband resides in London. England. He is consenting to venue here in fulton county

He never lived in US . i want to make sure I word the venue correctly on the form.

Michael D. Birchmore
Michael D. Birchmore answered on Apr 6, 2021

Did you have a specific question for us?

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Q: New Judge has been assigned to divorce case. Can transcript of previous Judge’s explanation of ruling be used in court?

New Judge has been assigned to divorce case. Can transcript of previous Judge’s explanation of ruling be used by atty to prove their case to new Judge as testimony or used in court in an attempt to modify order.

Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards answered on Apr 6, 2021

This is a very specific question, and the only answer is maybe. It depends on what type of hearing it was, and what you are trying to use the ruling for. Consult with your attorney about how to do this.

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Q: what are my right we live in ga my wife left me about 3months now. she said she filed for divorce back in our sc home.

there is no affair or abuse

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Apr 2, 2021

What do you mean what are your rights? If she has filed for divorce it will go through, so you may want to consult with an attorney who can help you with the process.

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Q: what are my rights we live in ga my wife left me 3months now. she said she filed for divorce back in sc our hometown.
Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Apr 2, 2021

What do you mean what are your rights? If she has filed for divorce it will go through, so you may want to consult with an attorney who can help you with the process.

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Q: Separated and the lease is coming to end. Do I have to continue to provide a residence?

Separated for at least 2 years and I have been living in another state. (TX) She lives in Georgia under a lease in my name only that I have been paying for alone which is about to end. Do I have to continue to provide residence if we’re getting a divorce?

No one has filed for divorce... Read more »

V. Joy Edwards
V. Joy Edwards answered on Mar 31, 2021

Unless you are Court ordered to do it, you usually do not. We would need more information to be able to answer definitively. Has the divorce already been file?

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