In addition to the emotional aspect of a divorce, there is the legal aspect of a divorce. Divorce in GA is finalized through a civil action. Thus, you would initiate the divorce in GA process in the court system by filing a petition for divorce.
There are specific laws and rules applicable to divorce litigation. For example, you must file your petition for divorce in the correct county and court. If custody of minor children is an issue, there are additional requirements and rules. Being familiar with the relevant laws and rules regarding divorce may prevent post-divorce challenges to the final judgment and decree of divorce.