How do I get my divorce decree in Georgia?
The State Office of Vital Records can search and confirm divorces that have taken place in the state of Georgia from June 1952 to August 1996. Verifications prior to 1952 and after 1996 are only available from the Clerk of Superior Court in the county where the divorce was granted.
Are divorce decrees public record in Georgia?
Court case records, including divorce cases, are public records. Anyone can get them at any time. The judge signed and filed the Decree with the Clerk of Superior Court (of the county in which your divorce was granted). You will NOT receive the original of the Decree because it is a permanent record of the court.
How long does divorce take in Georgia?
within 60 days
How much does divorce cost in GA?
Filing fees and additional costs. Georgia filing fees for an uncontested divorce are generally around $200, and for an additional fee, the sheriff or an appointee from the court can deliver your petition to your spouse.
How long does it typically take to get divorced?
A divorce can take anywhere between 3 and 24 months depending on whether it is contested or uncontested. The average uncontested divorce takes 3 months. The average contested divorce takes 12 months. The amount of time varies according to the judge, the county, and the will of the parties to speed things up or delay.