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#287512 - 09/23/07 05:18 AM divorce in ga.
qtpy01 Offline
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What are the entitlement for a spouse in a divorce proceeding in ga? My daughter's Husband has been slandering and defaming her name in court and in public and has left their busines that she created for him and took the secrets and opened up a business with his mistress as registered agent under his last name, mistress tookmy daughter to court on false charges of stalking and harassment and other lies that she was told by him [color:white] [/color] :)(judge dismissed her case). The same day case was dismissed a divorce petition was filed out of anger by my daughter's husband, thinking thta my daughter would have been charged. His petition listed my daughter as violent and he petitioned for a mutual restraining order. Daughter have not been served yet. Husband left 6 months ago. No children.

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#287513 - 04/26/08 08:20 PM Re: divorce in ga. [Re: qtpy01]
Yikez Offline
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Registered: 03/30/08
Posts: 47
Loc: Atlanta, Georgia
Here is some imformation, not sure if its what you were looking for



Grounds for Filing: The Petition for Divorce must declare the appropriate Georgia grounds upon which the divorce is being sought. The appropriate lawful ground will be that which the parties agree upon and can substantiate, or that which the filing spouse desires to prove to the court. The divorce grounds are as follows:

The following grounds shall be sufficient to authorize the granting of a total divorce:

No Fault:
(1) The marriage is irretrievably broken. Under no circumstances shall the court grant a divorce on this ground until not less than 30 days from the date of service on the respondent.

Fault:
(1) Intermarriage by persons within the prohibited degrees of consanguinity or affinity; (2) Mental incapacity at the time of the marriage; (3) Impotency at the time of the marriage; (4) Force, menace, duress, or fraud in obtaining the marriage; (5) Pregnancy of the wife by a man other than the husband, at the time of the marriage, unknown to the husband; (6) Adultery in either of the parties after marriage; (7) Willful and continued desertion by either of the parties for the term of one year; (8) The conviction of either party for an offense involving moral turpitude, under which he is sentenced to imprisonment in a penal institution for a term of two years or longer; (9) Habitual intoxication; (10) Cruel treatment, which shall consist of the willful infliction of pain, bodily or mental, upon the complaining party, such as reasonably justifies apprehension of danger to life, limb, or health; (11) Incurable mental illness. (12) Habitual drug addiction. (Georgia Code - Sections: 19-5-3)
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