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Atlanta Divorce Lawyer’s Guide to Forsyth and Cherokee County Parenting Seminar

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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. Forsyth County (Cumming) and Cherokee County (Ball Ground, Canton, and Woodstock) are part of the 9th judicial district. All of the counties in this 9th judicial district work jointly to offer their seminar for divorcing parents throughout the judicial district.

The schedule for September 2010 is as follows:
• Gainesville (New Hall County Courthouse, 225 Green Street SE) - Thursday, September 2, 5:00pm - 9:00pm; Thursday, September 16, 5:00pm - 9:00pm
• Dahlonega (North Georgia College and State University, Continuing Education Bldg., Highway 60) - Wednesday, September 8, 9:00am - 1:00pm
• Blairsville (Haralson Civic Center, 165 Welborn Street) - Monday, September 13, 9:00am - 1:00pm
• Clarkesville (North GA Technical College, 1500 Hwy. 197 North) - Tuesday, September 14, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
• Woodstock (Woodstock Public Library, 7735 Main Street) - Saturday, September 18, 10:00am - 2:00pm
• Ellijay (Gilmer County Library, 268 Calvin Jackson Drive) - Monday, September, 20 1:00pm - 5:00pm
• Cumming (First Baptist Church Cumming, Kids Town Building, 1597 Sawnee Drive) - Saturday, September 25, 10:00am - 2:00pm

The cost of the seminar is currently $50.00 per person. There is no pre-registration. You can find additional information about these seminars at 9th Judicial Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution website.

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