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Gwinnett County Parenting Seminar – 2015

Sunday, April 26th, 2015

Under Georgia law, both parties in a divorce are required to attend a parenting seminar in Georgia if the parties have children under the age of 18. See Uniform Superior Court Rule 24.8.  Gwinnett County (Buford, Dacula, Duluth, Lawrenceville, Lilburn, Norcross, Snellville, and Suwanee) offers its Parenting Seminar at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045. The seminars are held in Conference Room A West Wing on the second floor. The schedule for the remainder of 2015 is as follows:

Thursday morning seminars from 9:00am – 1:00pm:

  • April 2, 9, 23
  • May 14, 28
  • June 4, 11, 25
  • July 2, 9, 23
  • August 6, 13, 27
  • September 3, 10, 24
  • October 1, 8, 22
  • November 5, 12
  • December 3, 10

Thursday evening seminars from 5:00pm – 9:00pm:

  • April 16
  • May 21
  • June 18
  • July 16
  • August 20
  • September 17
  • October 15
  • November 19
  • December 17

The cost of the seminar is currently $30.00 per person and registration MUST be received prior to the day of the seminar, though payment can be made at the door. You can find additional information and register online for these seminars at the Gwinnett County Parenting Seminar website.

Forsyth and Cherokee County Parenting Seminar – 2015

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Under Georgia law, both parties in a divorce are required to attend a parenting seminar in Georgia if the parties have children under the age of 18. See Uniform Superior Court Rule 24.8. Forsyth County (Cumming) and Cherokee County (Ball Ground, Canton, and Woodstock) are part of the 9th judicial district. The 9th judicial district parenting seminar schedule for the remainder of 2015 is as follows:

  • Gainesville (New Hall County Courthouse 1st Floor, 225 Green Street SE), Thursdays 5:00pm – 9:00pm
    • April 2, 16
    • May 7, 21
    • June 4, 18
    • July 2, 16
    • August 6, 20
    • September 3, 17
    • October 1, 15
    • November 5, 19
    • December 3, 17
  • Canton (RT Jones Memorial Library, 116 Brown Industrial Parkway), Saturdays 10:00am – 2:00pm
    • April 25
    • May – December TBA
  • Clarkesville (North GA Technical College, Clegg Complex, 1500 Hwy. 197 North), Wednesdays 1:00pm – 5:00pm
    • April 15
    • May 20
    • June 17
    • July 15
    • August 19
    • September 16
    • October 14
    • November 18
    • December 16
  • Cumming (Central Park Recreation Center, 2300 Keith Bridge Road), Saturdays 10:00am – 2:00pm
    • April 11
    • May 9
    • June – December TBA
  • Ellijay (Gilmer County Library, 268 Calvin Jackson Drive), Mondays 1:00pm – 5:00pm
    • April 13
    • May 11
    • June 8
    • July – December TBA
  • Dahlonega (Lumpkin County Justice Center, Probate/Jury Assembly Room, 325 Riley Road), Tuesdays 9:00am – 1:00pm
    • April 28
    • May 26
    • June 16
    • July 28
    • August 18
    • September 22
    • October 27
    • November 24
    • December 22
  • Blairsville (Haralson Civic Center, 165 Welborn Street), Mondays 1:00pm – 5:00pm
    • April 6
    • May 4
    • June 1
    • July 6
    • August 3
    • September 14
    • October 5
    • November 2
    • December 7

Additional dates will be added throughout the year. The cost of the seminar is currently $50.00 per person. There is no pre-registration, but you must arrive 30 minutes early and pay with money order. You can find additional information about these seminars at 9th Judicial Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution website.

 

Fulton County Parenting Seminar – 2015

Sunday, April 5th, 2015

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Under Georgia law, both parties in a divorce are required to attend a parenting seminar in Georgia if the parties have children under the age of 18. See Uniform Superior Court Rule 24.8. The following is Fulton County (Alpharetta, Atlanta, Johns Creek, Milton, Roswell) Parenting Seminar schedule for the remainder of 2015:

  • Saturday morning seminar from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Downtown Justice Center Building (160 Pryor Street, S.W., Courtroom G33, Atlanta, Georgia)
    • April 18
    • May 23
    • June 20
    • July 25
    • August 22
    • September 19
    • October 17
    • November 21
    • December 19
  • Wednesday morning seminar from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Downtown Lewis R. Slaton (Fulton County) Courthouse (136 Pryor Street, S.W., Courtroom 8H) Seminar is in Spanish ONLY
    • April 29
    • May 27
    • June 24
    • July 29
    • August 26
    • September 30
    • October 28
    • November 18
    • December 30
  • Thursday evening seminar from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Dorothy Benson Senior Multipurpose Complex (6500 Vernon Woods, Drive, Building B, Sandy Springs, Georgia)
    • April 2
    • May 7
    • June 4
    • July 9
    • August 6
    • September 3
    • October 1
    • November 5
    • December 3

Please note that some locations require pre-registration. See website for details. The cost of the seminar is currently $30.00 per person payable by money order, cashier’s check or cash.

Fulton County now also offers a seminar for children, ages 8-17, whose parents are going through a divorce. The purpose is to address commonly asked questions for this age group. The children’s seminar runs at the same time as the parenting seminar so both parent and child can more easily attend.

You can find additional information about these seminars at Fulton County Families in Transition program website.

 

Cobb County Parenting Seminar Information – 2014 Schedule

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Under Georgia law, both parties in a divorce are required to attend a parenting seminar in Georgia if the parties have children under the age of 18. See Uniform Superior Court Rule 24.8.  Cobb County (Acworth, Austell, Kennesaw, Marietta, Powder Springs and Smyrna) offers its Divorcing Parents Seminar at the Cobb County Superior Court Building (Building D; 3rd Floor, Courtroom O), 30 Waddell Street, Marietta, GA 30090.

Cobb County offers a four-hour Thursday morning seminar (from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm) or two two-hour Monday evening sessions (from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm). You must take either one Thursday morning seminar or two Monday evening seminars. The remaining 2014 schedule is as follows:

Thursday morning classes (8:30am – 1:00pm):

  • June 5 or 19
  • July 3 or 17
  • August 7 or 21
  • September 4 or 18
  • October 2 or 16
  • November 6 or 20
  • December 4 or 18

Monday evening classes (7:00pm – 9:00pm):

  • June 9 AND 16
  • July 14 AND 211
  • August 11 AND 18
  • September 8 AND 15
  • October 13 AND 20
  • November 10 AND 17
  • December 8 AND 15

The cost of the seminar is currently $30.00 per person. You can find additional information and register online for these seminars at the Cobb County Divorcing Parents Seminar website.

Fulton County Parenting Seminar Information – 2014

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Under Georgia law, both parties in a divorce are required to attend a parenting seminar in Georgia if the parties have children under the age of 18. See Uniform Superior Court Rule 24.8. The following is the 2014 parenting seminar schedule for Fulton County (Alpharetta, Atlanta, Johns Creek, Milton, Roswell):

Saturday morning seminar from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Downtown Justice Center Building (160 Pryor Street, S.W., Courtroom G33, Atlanta, Georgia)
• February 15
• March 15
• April 19
• May 17
• June 21
• July 19
• August 23
• September 20
• October 25
• November 16
• December 20

Wednesday morning seminar from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the HJC Bowen Multipurpose Complex (2885 Church Street, East Point, Georgia in the auditorium)
• February 26
• March 19
• April 20
• May 28
• June 25
• July 23
• August 27
• September 24
• October 29
• November 19
• December 17

Thursday evening seminar from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Dorothy Benson Senior Multipurpose Complex (6500 Vernon Woods, Drive, Building B, Sandy Springs, Georgia)
• February 6
• March 6
• April 3
• May 8
• June 5
• July 10
• August 7
• September 11
• October 2
• November 6
• December 4

Please note that both the HJC Bowen Multipurpose Complex and the Dorothy Benson Senior Multipurpose Complex locations require pre-registration no later than the Monday before the seminar.

The cost of the seminar is currently $30.00 per person payable by money order, cashier’s check or cash. You can find additional information about these seminars at Fulton County Families in Transition program website.

Gwinnett County Parenting Seminar Information – 2014

Friday, January 17th, 2014

Under Georgia law, both parties in a divorce are required to attend a parenting seminar in Georgia if the parties have children under the age of 18. See Uniform Superior Court Rule 24.8. Gwinnett County (Buford, Dacula, Duluth, Lawrenceville, Lilburn, Norcross, Snellville, and Suwanee) offers its Parenting Seminar at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center, 75 Langley Drive,Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045. The seminars are held in Conference Room A West Wing on the second floor. The 2014 schedule is as follows:

Thursday morning seminars from 9:00am – 1:00pm:
• January 9, 16, 30
• February 6, 13, 27
• March 6, 13, 27
• April 3, 10, 24
• May 1, 22, 29
• June 5, 12, 26
• July 3, 10, 24
• August 7, 14, 28
• September 4, 11, 25
• October 2, 9, 23
• November 6, 13
• December 4, 11

Thursday evening seminars from 5:00pm – 9:00pm:
• January 23
• February 20
• March 20
• April 17
• May 15
• June 19
• July 17
• August 21
• September 18
• October 16
• November 20
• December 18

The cost of the seminar is currently $30.00 per person and registration MUST be received prior to the day of the seminar, though payment can be made at the door. You can find additionalinformation and register online for these seminars at the Gwinnett County Parenting Seminar website.

Forsyth and Cherokee County Parenting Seminar Information – 2014

Monday, January 13th, 2014

Under Georgia law, both parties in a divorce are required to attend a parenting seminar in Georgia if the parties have children under the age of 18. See Uniform Superior Court Rule 24.8. Forsyth County (Cumming) and Cherokee County (Ball Ground, Canton, and Woodstock) are part of the 9th judicial district. The 2014 parenting seminar schedule for the 9th judicial district is as follows:

• Gainesville (New Hall County Courthouse 1st Floor, 225 Green Street SE), Thursdays 5:00pm – 9:00pm
o January 2, 16
o February 6, 20
o March 6, 20
o April 3, 17
o May 1, 15
o June 5, 19
o July 3, 17
o August 7, 21
o September 4, 18
o October 2, 16
o November 6, 20
o December 4, 18

• Canton (RT Jones Memorial Library, 116 Brown Industrial Parkway), Saturdays 10:00am – 2:00pm
o February 22
o March 22
o April 26

• Clarkesville (North GA Technical College, Clegg Complex, 1500 Hwy. 197 North), Wednesdays 1:00pm – 5:00pm
o January 15
o February 12
o March 19
o April 16
o May 21
o June 18
o July 16
o August 20
o September 17
o October 15
o November 19
o December 17

• Cumming (Central Park Recreation Center, 2300 Keith Bridge Road), Saturdays 10:00am – 2:00pm
o January 25
o February 8
o March 8
o April 12
o May 10

• Ellijay (Gilmer County Library, 268 Calvin Jackson Drive), Mondays 1:00pm – 5:00pm
o January 13
o February 10
o March 10

• Dahlonega (Lumpkin County Justice Center, Probate/Jury Assembly Room, 325 Riley Road), Mondays or Thursdays 9:00am – 1:00pm
o January 9
o February 13
o March 13
o April 10
o May 12
o June 12
o July 10
o August 14
o September 15
o October 9
o November 13
o December 15

• Blairsville (Haralson Civic Center, 165 Welborn Street), Mondays 1:00pm – 5:00pm
o January 6
o February 3
o March 3
o April 7
o May 5
o June 2
o July 7
o August 4
o September 8
o October 6
o November 3
o December 1

Additional dates will be added throughout the year. The cost of the seminar is currently $50.00 per person. There is no pre-registration, but you must pay with money order. You can find additional information about these seminars at 9th Judicial Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution website.

Dekalb County Parenting Seminar Information – 2014

Friday, January 10th, 2014

Under Georgia law, both parties in a divorce are required to attend a parenting seminar if the parties have children under the age of 18. See Uniform Superior Court Rule 24.8. DeKalb County(Avondale Estates, Chamblee, Decatur, Doraville, Lithonia, and Stone Mountain) offers its Seminar for Divorcing Parents at the Dekalb County Courthouse Judicial Tower. The 2014 schedule is as follows:

Monday evening seminars from 5:00pm – 9:00pm (1st floor Jury Room of the Dekalb County Courthouse Judicial Tower):
• January 6
• February 3
• March 3
• April 7
• May 5
• June 2
• July 7
• August 4
• October 6
• November 3
• December 1

Wednesday afternoon seminars from 12:30pm – 4:30 pm (5th floor of the Dekalb County Courthouse Judicial Tower, room 5A):
• January 15
• February 19
• March 19
• April 16
• May 21
• June 18
• July 16
• August 20
• September 17
• October 15
• November 12
• December 17

Friday morning seminars from 9:30am – 1:30pm (1st floor Jury Room of the Dekalb County Courthouse Judicial Tower):
• January 24
• February 20 (**Note this is a Thursday.)
• March 28
• April 25
• May 30
• June 27
• July 25
• August 29
• September 26
• October 24

The cost of the seminar is currently $30.00 per person payable by cash, cashier’s check or money order only. Dates and time are subject to change so please check the DeKalb County Seminar for Divorcing Parents website for the most up to date information and for online registration under the divorce tab.

Cobb County Parenting Seminar Information – 2013

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Under Georgia law, both parties in a divorce are required to attend a parenting seminar in Georgia if the parties have children under the age of 18. See Uniform Superior Court Rule 24.8. Cobb County (Acworth, Austell, Kennesaw, Marietta, Powder Springs and Smyrna) offers its Divorcing Parents Seminar at the Cobb County Superior Court Building (Building D; 3rd Floor, Courtroom O), 30Waddell Street, Marietta, GA 30090.

Cobb County offers a four-hour Thursday morning seminar (from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm) or two two-hour Monday evening sessions (from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm). You must take either one Thursday morning seminar or two Monday evening seminars. The 2013 schedule is as follows:

Thursday morning classes (8:30am – 1:00pm):
• January 3 or 17
• February 7 or 21
• March 7 or 21
• April 4 or 18
• May 2 or 16
• June 6 or 20
• July 11 or 18
• August 1 or 15
• September 5 or 19
• October 3 or 17
• November 7 or 21
• December 5 or 19

Monday evening classes (7:00pm – 9:00pm):
• January 14 AND 28
• February 11 AND 18
• March 11 AND 18
• April 8 AND 15
• May 13 AND 20
• June 10 AND 17
• July 8 AND 15
• August 12 AND 19
• September 9 AND 16
• October 14 AND 21
• November 11 AND 18
• December 9 AND 16

The cost of the seminar is currently $30.00 per person. You can find additional information and register online for these seminars at the Cobb County Divorcing Parents Seminar website.

Gwinnett County Parenting Seminar Information – January – April 2013

Friday, December 28th, 2012

Under Georgia law, both parties in a divorce are required to attend a parenting seminar in Georgia if the parties have children under the age of 18. See Uniform Superior Court Rule 24.8. Gwinnett County (Buford, Dacula, Duluth, Lawrenceville, Lilburn, Norcross, Snellville, and Suwanee) offers its Parenting Seminar at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center, 75 Langley Drive,Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045. The seminars are held in Conference Room A West Wing on the second floor. The January – April 2013 schedule is as follows:

Thursday morning seminars from 9:00am – 1:00pm:
• January 3
• January 10
• January 24
• February 7
• February 14
• February 28
• March 7
• March 14
• March 28
• April 4
• April 11
• April 25

Thursday evening seminars from 5:00pm – 9:00pm:
• January 17
• February 21
• March 21
• April 18

The cost of the seminar is currently $30.00 per person and registration MUST be received prior to the day of the seminar, though payment can be made at the door. You can find additional information and register online for these seminars at the Gwinnett County Parenting Seminar website.