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Parenting Seminar

Attendance is required by all parties in actions of divorce, separate maintenance, paternity, modifications of custody or visitation, and legitimation where children under the age of 18 years are involved.

Attendance at other equivalent seminars in other states or counties may be allowed in satisfaction of this requirement at the discretion of the judge. Similarly, attendance at the Clayton County seminar may satisfy like requirements of other states and counties.

To fulfill the seminar requirement, parties must choose either our onsite or online class. Inquiries can be made by calling 770-477-4575.  Participants may attend a four hour session given from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the second Wednesday of every month.  Schedule changes to accommodate holidays or elections are possible. Participants are advised to confirm schedules in advance with the Seminar Director's Office.

Seminar Location - All sessions are conducted at the H.R Banke Justice Center located at 9151 Tara Boulevard, Jonesboro, Georgia 30236 in Court Room #205.  Map This Location

Advance registration and payment of the $30.00 fee by cash, cashier's check or money order (no personal checks accepted) is required. PREREGISTRATION AND PAYMENT IS REQUIRED 5 DAYS BEFORE THE SEMINAR. Registration and payment must be received at the Seminar Director's Office, Harold R. Banke Justice Center, 9151 Tara Boulevard, Suite 2DR01, Jonesboro, Georgia 30236 prior to the date of the scheduled session. Parties qualifying as indigent may have their fees waived. Application for waiver of fees must be made prior to the seminar session. For information about the seminar, call (770) 210-4284.

Parenting Seminar

Registration Form (pdf) and 2018 Seminar Dates


Court Administrator: Phyllis N. Douglas, Esq.
Harold R. Banke Justice Center
9151 Tara Boulevard
Suite 3CA01
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Phone: (770) 477-3415
Fax: (770) 478-2381

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:45 pm

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