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Divorce affects, directly or indirectly, virtually every family in Georgia. In Georgia, the courts view marriage as a civil contract that the state has an interest in preserving. Accordingly, the marriage relationship may be dissolved only as provided by law through a divorce or an annulment; or, a marriage may be altered by a decree of separate maintenance. In any case, there must be a proceeding in the Superior Court, typically in the county where the marital residence is located and, if a divorce is sought, the filing party must meet specific legal requirements before a divorce can be granted.

Athens Divorce lawyer, Michael S. Brown, knows that people considering divorce or legal separation are often in emotional turmoil. He empathizes with clients, supporting them during this difficult time. But, most importantly, Michael Brown answers questions and advises people about their specific situation and how the laws of Georgia apply to them in the following areas:

  • Legal grounds for divorce in Georgia
  • No-fault divorce in Georgia
  • Residency requirements
  • Who may file for divorce
  • Legal separation
  • Annulment
  • Length of time to get divorce

  • Child custody
  • Child support
  • Division of property and assets
  • Division of debts and liabilities
  • Parenting time and visitations
  • Domestic abuse and protective orders
  • Contested and uncontested divorces

For more information about attorney Michael Brown’s divorce and family law practice, you are invited to call our Athens legal team and make an appointment to talk to Michael Brown personally and in complete confidence. We never charge for the initial consultation.

When you are ready to begin a new life, you need a reliable divorce lawyer in Athens, GA
Call attorney Michael S. Brown or attorney Kim T. Stephens at 706-548-3933 or visit our contact us page to learn how our Athens divorce lawyers can help.