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Divorce & Marriage

Marriage Laws: Chart With State By State Requirements
Age Requirements, Waiting Periods, Costs, Blood Test required?, Validity, and Residency requirements.

Family Law & Safety-GA Divorce
Georgia legal aid Brochures here

Talking Parents (Free Communication website for CoParenting when Divorced)
Designed to create a system-of-record for all of your communications, in the event that either you or your ex need to supply proof of correspondence to the courts. The tool is free to use, but downloading a record of your communications costs $3.99 per download or $4.99 per month.


  • Talking Parents can be helpful for parents with a history of conflict
  • It provides a secure system of record
  • Talking Parents also offers a location-based search tool for parents looking for a family lawyer

Name Changes (Consumer-SOS)

Changing Your Name On A Passport

Family Law Forms (Consumer-SOS)

GA Law And Resources On Custody and Visitation
Frequently asked questions, grandparent's rights, rights in divorce, etc.

Child Support and Alimony (GA)

Marriage & Divorce Laws of the Fifty States, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico
This table links to the marriage & divorce laws of the states and attempts to summarize some of their salient points. 

The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act - SCRA (Google)
The SCRA provides a wide range of benefits and protections to those in military service who are on active duty. This includes special treatment of service members in court proceedings. It can also affect your child custody case in significant ways too.

SCRA covers issues such as civil judicial proceedings, rental agreements, security deposits, prepaid rent, evictions, installment contracts, phone payment plans, credit card interest rates and credit reporting/debt collection, mortgage interest rates, mortgage foreclosures, automobile leases, life insurance, health insurance and income tax payments. The SCRA also provides certain benefits and protections to service member dependents.

States That Recognize Common Law Marriage

FAQs On Name Changes (Not State Specific)

Where To Write For Vital Records (50 States & DC)
For birth, death and marriage certificates, divorce papers and more.

Divorce Decrees & Credit (Myths)

How To Protect Your Credit In A Divorce

Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDROs) Booklet
Things to consider relating to your pension savings if you’re getting a divorce.

Claiming Dependants On Your Taxes
Here are the 5 tests used to determine if you can take a federal tax deduction. Includes information on custodial and non-custodial parents.
For Specific Rules and Examples click Here and scroll to your situation.

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