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My husband is in the military and GA is his home of record

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My husband is in the military and GA is his home of record and we are looking to get a divorce. We are currently stationed in NC, but were married in SC. My question is can we get a divorce in GA as long as my husband files it? And how long does it take in GA?

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Will this be a contested or uncontested divorce?

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
a uncontested divorce
The law is that either of you have the right to file in the:

State where the spouse filing resides.
State where the military member is stationed.
State where the military member claims legal residency. I am guessing when you say 'home or record,' you mean that this is where he claims legal residency, so he CAN file in GA. There IS NO WAIT TIME between filing and a hearing GA, meaning that if he files it, you can have a hearing within a week and be divorced.However, he is urged to check with the information clerk and/or JAG to ensure that GA is indeed his state where he claims residency while serving.I hope you found my answer helpful, and if so please click on the ACCEPT button. This is the only way for me to get credit for my work; I receive no credit for my time with you unless you press ACCEPT.

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