2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 19 - DOMESTIC RELATIONS
CHAPTER 6 - ALIMONY AND CHILD SUPPORT
ARTICLE 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
§ 19-6-4 - When permanent alimony authorized; how enforced

O.C.G.A. 19-6-4 (2010)
19-6-4. When permanent alimony authorized; how enforced


(a) Permanent alimony may be granted in the following cases:

(1) In cases of divorce;

(2) In cases of voluntary separation; or

(3) Where one spouse, against the will of that spouse, is abandoned or driven off by the other spouse.

(b) A grant of permanent alimony may be enforced either by writ of fieri facias or by attachment for contempt.

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