2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 19 - DOMESTIC RELATIONS
CHAPTER 5 - DIVORCE
§ 19-5-4 - Effect of collusion, consent, guilt of like conduct, or condonation

O.C.G.A. 19-5-4 (2010)
19-5-4. Effect of collusion, consent, guilt of like conduct, or condonation


(a) No divorce shall be granted under the following circumstances:

(1) The adultery, desertion, cruel treatment, or intoxication complained of was occasioned by the collusion of the parties, with the intention of causing a divorce;

(2) The party complaining of the adultery, desertion, cruel treatment, or intoxication of the other party was consenting thereto;

(3) Both parties are guilty of like conduct; or

(4) There has been a voluntary condonation and cohabitation subsequent to the acts complained of, with notice thereof.

(b) In all such cases, the respondent may plead in defense the conduct of the party bringing the action and the jury may, on examination of the whole case, refuse a divorce.

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