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On Behalf of | Oct 20, 2016 | Divorce Law, Firm News |

In Georgia, there is no such thing as “legal separation.” The only way to be legally divorced from your spouse is to file a complaint for divorce, pursuant to Georgia legal procedures, and receive a “Final Decree of Divorce” from a court of competent jurisdiction. Without this order from the Court, you are still considered legally married to your spouse, and you are prohibited from re-marrying, and may face serious consequences if you engage in a relationship with someone other than your spouse prior to divorce. It is very important to have a qualified attorney help you to fully understand the divorce process, so you can avoid pitfalls of misunderstanding what qualifies as a divorce in Georgia.

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