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How do you apply for a divorce online in DeKalb County, Georgia?

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Residents of Dekalb County, Georgia, do not have the option of filing for divorce online, as of 2015. Individuals must download the appropriate form on the Superior Court of DeKalb County website, fill in the information, get it notarized, then submit the forms in person to the DeKalb Superior Court Clerk’s office.

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Forms are available by clicking the Family Law tab on the home page of DekalbSuperiorCourt.com. Both the Complaint For Divorce With Minor Children and Complaint For Divorce Without Minor Children forms are accessible under the Forms hyperlink at the left side of the page. Civil filing fees for divorce within the county are just over $200 and are payable by credit card, cash or money order at the DeKalb County Courthouse, according to the Clerk of Superior Court.

For those who have been presented with a Complaint For Divorce, the Acknowledgement of Service and Acknowledgement of Service, Consent to Jurisdiction forms may also be accessed online.

In addition, the Family Law Information Center provides a low-cost 30-minute consultation to individuals filing a case within DeKalb County who are not already represented by an attorney. Appointments for such meetings must be scheduled in advance and may be requested online or by mailing the Attorney Consultation Information & Request Form, which is available on the website, explains the Family Law Information Center.

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