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 2013 schedule is as follows:
Monday evening seminars from 5:00pm - 9:00pm (1st floor Jury Room of the Dekalb County Courthouse Judicial Tower): February 4, March 4, April 1, May 6, June 3, July 1, August 5, October 7, November 4, December 2
Wednesday afternoon seminars from 12:30pm - 4:30 pm (5th floor of the Dekalb County Courthouse Judicial Tower, room 5A): January 16, February 20, March 20, April 17, May 15, June19, July 17, August 21, September 18, October 16, November 20, December 18
Friday morning seminars from 9:30am - 1:30pm (1st floor Jury Room of the Dekalb County Courthouse Judicial Tower): January 25, February 22, March 22, April 26, May 24, June 28,July 26, August 23, September 27, October 25, November 22
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 thedivorce tab.