2015 Georgia Code
Chapter 5 - DIVORCE
§ 19-5-6 - Grant of divorce to respondent without necessity of counterclaim

GA Code § 19-5-6 (2015) What's This?

When a petition for divorce is filed, the respondent may recriminate in his answer and ask a divorce in his favor. If, at the trial, the court or jury believes that the respondent rather than the petitioner is entitled to a divorce, they may so find upon legal proof.

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