Yes im trying to get a no fault divorce. But also include child support and for both parents to have joint physical custody... We separated April 15 of 2018 . Im the main parent who picks up our kids and get them to school and drop the kids off at there mother house... i also pay the motel fees and field trips the kids go on..
Even in an uncontested/settlement case, particularly because there are minor children involved, you need to consider retaining a lawyer. If it is truly uncontested from the beginning, many attorneys will offer a reasonable flat fee. The best way to "start" is by hiring a lawyer, you appear to have already started the conversation with your spouse and appear to be in agreement, which gives you a nice head start.
As with any lawsuit, you start with a complaint and service. If this is an uncontested divorce, many you and your spouse are in agreement on everything, you will have to have a settlement agreement, a parenting plan, and a child support worksheet. There are some other documents along the way. As my colleague has suggested, you are much better off if you use an attorney to draft these documents. At least consult with one as soon as possible to get a more full understanding of the process.
You are probably talking about an uncontested divorce, which is to say that you each agree on all of the issues the divorce will address. Some counties have family law clinics or information centers where you can get forms to do this on your own. That said, it would be best to have an attorney prepare it for you. Divorces that involve children can be complex, even if you do not intend them to be. The Court is going to hold you to the same standards that they would an attorney, including completing the child support worksheet. While it may be cheaper to do it on your own, I find that oftentimes people end up having to pay an attorney to fix something that was either not addressed, or was not properly addressed, inside of a divorce they filed on their own. It's much easier, and cheaper, to address those issues now rather than having to come back later and fix them. Some issues cannot be fixed later. Uncontested divorces are affordable, and the advice you will get by seeing an attorney is worth every penny you pay.
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You cannot handle it on a DIY basis. The GA legislature has made divorce too complicated for lay persons, if minor children are involved. You must employ an attorney to prepare the divorce paperwork.
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