When filing for divorce, most states have divorce waiting periods before, during or after the divorce process to ensure there isn't a possibility of the couple reconciling.
Divorce laws in Georgia don't require a divorce waiting period before filing divorce. After the divorce petition is entered in court, there is at least a 30 day waiting period for marriages filed on the grounds of the marriage being irretrievably broken. If the couple has children then the waiting period is extended to 120 days.
Once the marriage is final, there isn't a remarriage period for either spouse.
If you are filing for divorce, get in touch with a divorce attorney near you to get advice on how to handle the divorce process. A divorce attorney can make sure you are aware of divorce waiting periods and other divorce requirements that will affect the length and cost of your divorce.
Speak to a Georgia divorce attorney today by calling 877-349-1310 or filling out a divorce case review form.
The above synopsis of Georgia divorce laws is by no means all-inclusive and has been adapted from applicable state laws. These laws may have changed since our last update and there may be additional laws that apply in your situation. For the latest information on these divorce laws, please contact a local Georgia divorce attorney in your area.
Georgia divorce laws were last updated October 2009.
Note: Keep in mind that all divorce laws are complex. If you need legal divorce advice or want to fully understand how these laws affect you, please speak with a local divorce attorney.