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If my wife has changed her residency to another county and

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If my wife has changed her residency to another county and establishes her 6 month residency can she file for divorce in her county (dekalb georgia)? Is her residency based on the day she rented her apartment, or when she changed her drivers license and car registration? What process can I use to have the case moved to my county of residence (paulding georgia) once I am served? Can she force me to pay for 1/2 of the mediation fees if she files?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Samuel II replied 4 years ago.

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Samuel-II :

The residency is based on the date of a lease for an apartment.

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If you have not been served, yet, then file in your county and do not wait to have it transferred. It is a difficult process to have it moved once it has been filed and generally will lie in the jursidiction of whomever files first

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Fees are generally split among the parties.

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