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What Documents and Supporting Information are Required to be Submitted with a Divorce Petition in Georgia?

In Georgia, a divorce petition must show the residence or last known address of the respondent; that the applicant meets the residence requirements for bringing an action for divorce; the date of the marriage and the date of the separation; whether or not there are any minor children of the parties and the name and age of each minor child; the statutory ground upon which a divorce is sought; and where alimony or support or division of property is involved, the property and earnings of the parties, if such is known. (Georgia Statutes Title 19, Chapter 5, Section 5)

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