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How to Apply for a Divorce Online in Dekalb County, Georgia

by Christopher Bates

Experiencing a divorce is never easy, but the county clerk's office in DeKalb County, Georgia, has organized several steps to help ease this often gruelling process. All the information is found on their official website, and can be completed from the comfort of your own home.

Instructions

Start by visiting the official DeKalb County website.

Select the "I want to:" drop-down menu at the top of the page, then choose "File for a Divorce."

The "Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit" page should pop up in a separate window. After reading through the contents, click the hyperlink found under "Attorney Consultations."

The electronic PDF form will open in a new window. Once you have filled it out, click "Send". Non-Citizens are required to complete the "Resident Status Verification" form.

If further assistance is required following your consultation, you will find a list of attorneys at the DeKalb County Family Law Information Center in Decatur, Georgia.

Items you will need
  • Internet

About the Author

Christopher Bates began writing in March 2008. He writes for various websites, specializing in business, sports and recreation, and travel. Bates is currently pursuing his Bachelor of Science in business administration (with a major in marketing) at Webber International University in Babson Park, Florida. He also holds a BTEC National Diploma in Business from City of Bristol College.

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