Keon Family Law

Parents, spouses, or former spouses who expect to lose the cases they filed concerning divorce, alimony, child custody, or child support may love the ability to terminate the actions before suffering defeat and to refile the same claims after regrouping. But can they?

A Georgia statute permits pla...

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An oft occurring issue in divorce actions concerns the enforceability of settlement agreements. For various reasons, after the parties have successfully mediated their disputes or their attorneys have agreed on terms of settlement, one spouse will balk at signing the formal written agreement prepare...

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In a prior article, we discussed the appointment and proper role of a guardian ad litem in a child custody dispute. This article focuses on the appointment and role of a psychological custody evaluator in a child custody action.

In determining custody of a child, a court must look to and determ...

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Situations often arise where separated spouses desiring to divorce no longer reside in the same county, or even in the same state. Where at least one spouse remains in the state, or the parties have property here, a spouse may wish to file for divorce in Georgia. In order to do so, certain constitut...

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Personal property owned by either or both spouses often includes ownership interests in family or other closely held businesses, as well as investment portfolios comprised of stocks, mutual funds, and bonds. The extent to which such business interests and investment portfolios constitute marital pro...

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