2018 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

Universal Citation: GA Code § 19-6-4 (2018)
  • (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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