2017 Georgia Code
Title 19 - Domestic Relations
Chapter 5 - Divorce
§ 19-5-4. Effect of collusion, consent, guilt of like conduct, or condonation

Universal Citation: GA Code § 19-5-4 (2017)
  • (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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