January 31, 2014

Fulton County Parenting Seminar Information - 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.

January 17, 2014

Gwinnett County Parenting Seminar Information - 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 additional information and register online for these seminars at the Gwinnett County Parenting Seminar website.

January 13, 2014

Forsyth and Cherokee County Parenting Seminar Information - 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.

January 10, 2014

Dekalb County Parenting Seminar Information - 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.

January 6, 2014

Cobb County Parenting Seminar Information - 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 2014 schedule is as follows:

Thursday morning classes (8:30am – 1:00pm):
• January 9 or 16
• February 6 or 20
• March 6 or 20
• April 3 or 17
• May 1 or 15
• 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):
• January 13 AND 27
• February 10 AND 17
• March 10 AND 17
• April 14 AND 21
• May 12 AND 19
• June 9 AND 16
• July 14 AND 21
• 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.

October 11, 2013

Forsyth and Cherokee County Parenting Seminar Information: October - December 2013

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 October – December 2013 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: October 3, October 17, November 7, November 21, December 5, December 19

Canton (RT Jones Memorial Library, 116 Brown Industrial Parkway), Saturdays 10:00am – 2:00pm: October 19

Clarkesville (North GA Technical College, Clegg Complex, 1500 Hwy. 197 North), Wednesdays 1:00pm – 5:00pm: October 23, November 13; Tuesday, December 10, 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Cumming (Central Park Recreation Center, 2300 Keith Bridge Road), Saturdays 10:00am – 2:00pm: October 12, November 9

Ellijay (Gilmer County Library, 268 Calvin Jackson Drive), Monday, October 21, 1:00pm – 5:00pm; Thursday, November 14, 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Dahlonega (Lumpkin County Justice Center, Probate Courtroom/Jury Assembly Room, 325 Riled Road), Tuesdays 9:00am – 1:00pm: October 15, November 12; Thursday, December 12, 9:00am – 1:00pm

Blairsville (Haralson Civic Center, 165 Welborn Street), Mondays 1:00pm – 5:00pm: October 7, November 4

The cost of the seminar is currently $50.00 per person. You must arrive 30 minutes before the seminar to register, and you must pay with money order and bring a picture ID. You can find additional information about these seminars at 9th Judicial Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution website.

July 1, 2013

Forsyth and Cherokee County Parenting Seminar Information: July - September 2013

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 July – September 2013 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: July 11, July 18, August 1, August 15, September 5, September 19

Canton (RT Jones Memorial Library, 116 Brown Industrial Parkway), Saturdays 10:00am – 2:00pm: No seminars

Clarkesville (North GA Technical College, Clegg Complex, 1500 Hwy. 197 North), Wednesdays 1:00pm – 5:00pm: July 17, August 14, September 18

Cumming (Central Park Recreation Center, 2300 Keith Bridge Road), Saturdays 10:00am – 2:00pm: July 20, August 17, September 14

Ellijay (Gilmer County Library, 268 Calvin Jackson Drive), Mondays 1:00pm – 5:00pm: July 22, August 12, September 16

Dahlonega (North Georgia College & State University, Continuing Education Building, 25 Schultz Avenue), Wednesdays 9:00am – 1:00pm: July 10, August 7, September 11

Blairsville (Haralson Civic Center, 165 Welborn Street), Mondays 1:00pm – 5:00pm: July 1, August 5, September 9

The cost of the seminar is currently $50.00 per person. There is no pre-registration, but you must pay with money order and bring a picture ID. You can find additional information about these seminars at 9th Judicial Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution website.

April 1, 2013

Forsyth and Cherokee County Parenting Seminar Information: April - June 2013

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 April – June 2013 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: April 4, April 18, May 2, May 16, June 6, June 20

Canton (RT Jones Memorial Library, 116 Brown Industrial Parkway), Saturdays 10:00am – 2:00pm: April 27, May 18, June 22

Clarkesville (North GA Technical College, Clegg Complex, 1500 Hwy. 197 North), Wednesdays 1:00pm – 5:00pm: April 17, May 15, June 19

Cumming (Central Park Recreation Center, 2300 Keith Bridge Road), Saturdays 10:00am – 2:00pm: April 13, May 4, June 8

Ellijay (Gilmer County Library, 268 Calvin Jackson Drive), Mondays 1:00pm – 5:00pm: April 8, May 13, June 17

Dahlonega (North Georgia College & State University, Continuing Education Building, 25 Schultz Avenue), Wednesdays 9:00am – 1:00pm: April 10, May 8, June 12

Blairsville (Haralson Civic Center, 165 Welborn Street), Mondays 1:00pm – 5:00pm: April 1, May 6, June 3

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.

March 1, 2013

Gwinnett County Parenting Seminar Information: May - December 2013

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 May - December 2013 schedule is as follows:

Thursday morning seminars from 9:00am – 1:00pm:
• May 9, May 23, May 30
• June 13, June 27
• July 11, July 18
• August 8, August 15, August 29
• September 5, September 12, September 26
• October 3, October 10, October 24
• November 7, November 14
• December 5, December 12

Thursday evening seminars from 5:00pm – 9:00pm:
• May 16
• June 20
• July 25
• August 22
• September 19
• October 17
• November 21
• December 19

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.

January 9, 2013

Dekalb County Parenting Seminar Information - 2013

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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. 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, June 19, 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 the divorce tab.