Georgia Domestic Relations Law
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Georgia Domestic Relations features provisions relating to marriage and divorce, adoption, child custody proceedings and child support. Title 19 (Domestic Relations) is included in full and is annotated with case notes and research references from The Official Code of Georgia Annotated.
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Table of contents
Title 19. Domestic Relations.
Chapter 1. General Provisions, 19-1-1 to 19-1-6
Chapter 2. Domicile, 19-2-1 to 19-2-6
Chapter 3. Marriage Generally.
Article 1. General Provisions, 19-3-1 to 19-3-11
Article 2. License and Ceremony, 19-3-30 to 19-3-49
Article 3. Marriage Articles, Contracts, and Settlements, 19-3-60 to 19-3-68
Chapter 4. Annulment of Marriage, 19-4-1 to 19-4-5
Chapter 5. Divorce, 19-5-1 to 19-5-17
Chapter 6. Alimony and Child Support.
Article 1. General Provisions, 19-6-1 to 19-6-35
Article 2. Georgia Child Support Commission, 19-6-50 to 19-6-53
Chapter 7. Parent and Child Relationship Generally.
Article 1. General Provisions, 19-7-1 to 19-7-6
Article 2. Legitimacy, 19-7-20 to 19-7-27
Article 3. Determination of Paternity, 19-7-40 to 19-7-54
Chapter 8. Adoption.
Article 1. General Provisions, 19-8-1 to 19-8-27
Article 2. Option of Adoption, 19-8-40 to 19-8-43
Chapter 9. Child Custody Proceedings.
Article 1. General Provisions, 19-9-1 to 19-9-7
Article 2. Child Custody Intrastate Jurisdiction Act, 19-9-20 to 19-9-24
Article 3. Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act.
Part 1. General Provisions, 19-9-40 to 19-9-60
Part 2. Jurisdiction, 19-9-61 to 19-9-70
Part 3. Jurisdiction and Enforcement of Foreign Decrees, 19-9-81 to 19-9-97
Part 4. Construction, 19-9-101 to 19-9-104
Article 4. Power of Attorney for the Care of a Minor Child, 19-9-120 to 19-9-129
Chapter 10. Abandonment of Spouse or Child, 19-10-1, 19-10-2
Chapter 10A. Safe Place for Newborns, 19-10A-1 to 19-10A-7
Chapter 11. Enforcement of Duty of Support.
Article 1. Child Support Recovery Act, 19-11-1 to 19-11-39
Article 2. Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act, 19-11-40 to 19-11-81
Article 3. Uniform Interstate Family Support Act.
Part 1. General Provisions, 19-11-100 to 19-11-104
Part 2. Jurisdiction; Cooperation Between States, 19-11-110 to 19-11-119.1
Part 3. Civil Provisions, 19-11-120 to 19-11-138
Part 4. Establishment of Support Order, 19-11-140, 19-11-141
Part 5. Direct Enforcement of Order of Another State Without Registration, 19-11-
150 to 19-11-156
Part 6. Enforcement and Modification of Support Order After Registration, 19-11-
160 to 19-11-175
Part 7. Determination of Parentage, 19-11-180 to 19-11-184.8
Part 8. Interstate Rendition, 19-11-185, 19-11-186
Part 9. Miscellaneous Provisions, 19-11-190 to 19-11-191
Chapter 12. Change of Name, 19-12-1 to 19-12-4
Chapter 13. Family Violence.
Article 1. Granting of Relief by Superior Courts, 19-13-1 to 19-13-6
Article 1A. Family Violence Intervention, 19-13-10 to 19-13-17
Article 2. Family Violence Shelters, 19-13-20 to 19-13-23
Article 3. State Commission on Family Violence, 19-13-30 to 19-13-35
Article 4. Protective Order Registry, 9-13-50 to 19-13-56
Chapter 14. Trust Fund.
Article 1. Children’s Trust Fund Commission, 19-14-1 to 19-14-9
Article 2. Children’s Trust Fund, 19-14-20 to 19-14-23
Chapter 15. Child Abuse, 19-15-1 to 19-15-7