Family Law

Going through a divorce is never easy.  The resources listed below will help you make decisions that will be in the best interest of you and your family.

Last updated: October 1, 2012


  • An extensive resource that includes U.S. federal census images and indexes from 1790 to 1930, the Social Security Death Index, WWI Draft Registration Cards, Federal Slave Narratives, and a strong Civil War collection. Home access is available while libraries are closed due to the crisis.

  • Legal forms for bankruptcy, divorce, real estate, wills, etc.

Catalog Links

  • Divorce After 50
    by Janice Green

    An experienced divorce lawyer details the special emotional and financial issues attending divorce after age 50, a time of life when blended families, health care concerns, and retirement and estate planning are major issues.

  • File for Divorce in Georgia
    by Charles T. Robertson II and Edward A. Haman

    Whether you use an attorney or not, protect yourself by getting all the information you need regarding divorce laws and your legal rights.

  • Georgia Divorce, Alimony, and Child Custody

    Guidebook of Georgia family law. This is a reference title and must be used in the library.

  • Nolo's Essential Guide to Child Custody and Support
    by Emily Doskow

    Provides solid information to help you deal with the child-focused parts of your divorce.

  • Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce
    by Emily Doskow

    This book explains the divorce process, the different types of divorce, how to hire a lawyer, and offers advice on making child custody decisions and dividing property. The unique legal questions faced during a military divorce are addressed in a separate chapter.

  • Your Right to Child Custody, Visitation and Support
    by Mary L. Boland

    This book is designed to let parents know their legal rights and to help them understand the court system.

Web Links