What You Need to Know About Filing for Divorce in Georgia

Written by Rachel Aliza Elovitz

There are three kinds of “jurisdiction” that are at issue in divorce. Jurisdiction over the type of legal action is referred to as “subject matter jurisdiction.” In Georgia, the Superior Courts have jurisdiction over the dissolution of marriages. “Personal jurisdiction” refers to the Court’s authority to exercise authority over the parties to the case and to bind them by their judgments, and “venue” refers to the county and state in which the divorce ...

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