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No matter what the reason is for seeking a divorce, everyone involved is likely experiencing strong, overwhelming emotions. These emotions can sometimes make it difficult to see things clearly, especially when it comes to making decisions about your divorce or your children. At Shapiro Law Group, we are here to ensure you understand your legal options so you can avoid costly mistakes. We want the best for you and your family, and you can rely on us to protect your best interests throughout the divorce proceedings.

Call us now at (678) 929-1124 for a free consultation with our Atlanta divorce lawyer to learn more about our services.

What Are the Grounds for a Contested Divorce?

When you are seeking a divorce, it is vital that you hire a firm who is experienced in the field of family law and divorce. At our firm, we have 20 years of experience and are very familiar with Georgia family law. While every state's laws are different, Georgia's are very specific. There are specific requirements or grounds to file for contested divorce.

The grounds for filing for contested divorce include:

  • The marriage is between two close blood relatives
  • At least one party was mentally incapacitated at the time of the marriage
  • There was impotency at the time of the marriage
  • During the marriage, adultery was committed
  • At least one party had a problem with alcohol
  • At least one party has incurable mental illness
  • There was willful/continued desertion
  • There was cruel treatment, including infliction of pain
  • At least one party was convicted and incarcerated
  • The wife was impregnated by a man other than the husband

Call Shapiro Law Group Today

If you are ready to get started with your divorce, our Atlanta contested divorce lawyer is here to help. You can count on us to thoroughly investigate your case and address all of your concerns. Our goal is to make the divorce as simple as possible for you and your family.

Give us a call now at (678) 929-1124 to discuss your concerns during a free consultation.

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