2021 Georgia Code
Title 19 - Domestic Relations
Chapter 9 - Child Custody Proceedings

Law reviews.

- For annual survey of law of domestic relations, see 38 Mercer L. Rev. 179 (1986). For article, "Gender and Justice in the Courts: A Report to the Supreme Court of Georgia by the Commission on Gender Bias in the Judicial System," see 8 Ga. St. U.L. Rev. 539 (1992). For annual survey of domestic relations, see 43 Mercer L. Rev. 243 (1991). For article, "Custody Disputes: The Case for Independent Lawyer-Mediators," see 10 Ga. St. U.L. Rev. 487 (1994). For annual survey article on domestic relations, see 50 Mercer L. Rev. 217 (1998). For comment on the interstate child support enforcement system, see 46 Mercer L. Rev. 921 (1995).


Denial of Child Visitation Rights, 2 POF2d 791.

Change in Circumstances Justifying Modification of Child Custody Order, 6 POF2d 499.

Change in Circumstances Justifying Modification of Child Visitation Rights, 15 POF2d 499.

Child Custody Determination on Termination of Marriage, 34 POF2d 407.

Proving Child Sexual Abuse in Custody or Visitation Dispute, 33 POF3d 303.

Custody and Visitation of Children by Gay and Lesbian Parents, 64 POF3d 403.

Grandparent Visitation and Custody Awards, 69 POF3d 281.

Child Custody Litigation, 22 Am. Jur. Trials 347.

Relocation of Children by the Custodial Parent, 65 Am. Jur. Trials 127.


- Propriety of awarding joint custody of children, 17 A.L.R.4th 1013.

Propriety of awarding custody of child to parent residing or intending to reside in foreign country, 20 A.L.R.4th 677.

Kidnapping or related offense by taking or removing of child by or under authority of parent or one in loco parentis, 20 A.L.R.4th 823.

Standing of foster parent to seek termination of rights of foster child's natural parents, 21 A.L.R.4th 535.

Right of parent to regain custody of child after temporary conditional relinquishment of custody, 35 A.L.R.4th 61.

Attorneys' fee awards in parent-nonparent child custody cases, 45 A.L.R.4th 212.

Right to jury trial in state court divorce proceedings, 56 A.L.R.4th 955.

Parent's transsexuality as factor in award of custody of children, visitation rights, or termination of parental rights, 59 A.L.R.4th 1170.

Tort liability of public authority for failure to remove parentally abused or neglected children from parents' custody, 60 A.L.R.4th 942.

Withholding visitation rights for failure to make alimony or support payments, 65 A.L.R.4th 1155.

Child custody: separating children by custody awards to different parents - post-1975 cases, 67 A.L.R.4th 354.

State court's authority, in marital or child custody proceeding, to allocate federal income tax dependency exemption for child to noncustodial parent under § 152(e) of the Internal Revenue Code (26 USCS § 152(e)), 77 A.L.R.4th 786.

Construction and effect of statutes mandating consideration of, or creating presumptions regarding, domestic violence in awarding custody of children, 51 A.L.R.5th 241.

Visitation or Custody of Child Allegedly Conceived by Sexual Assault, 54 A.L.R.7th Art. 7.

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