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Asked on: 10/08/09, 3:12 pm

can my son, who is a pfc in the U.S. Army stationed in North Carolina file for a divorce in his home state of Georgia as he is actually a resident in Georgia?

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Answered on: 10/13/09, 3:40 pm by Glen Ashman

Probably he can. Have him get with me with enough details so I can answer with more certainty.


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Answered on: 10/13/09, 3:45 pm by Ms. Tran Lankford

Military divorces, in general, are a little more complicated than civilian divorces. Generally, the person filing the divorce will need to serve the other party in the case so the location of the other party is important. If there are minor children, then the location of those children are also important. Georgia requires a residency period before a Petition for Divorce can be filed. You did not provide enough information for me to even generally answer the question. It is best if your son contact me (404-601-4117) or another attorney with additional information.

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