Keon Family Law

Overview

Getting a divorce is nerve-racking enough, and can be more so when there are children involved. The legalities behind custody can be confusing, so below are a few of the basics.

Sole Physical vs. Joint Physical

Sole Physical Custody is when a child lives with one parent most of the t...

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Overview

While there are 12 fault grounds for divorce (listed below), you do not have to prove any of them to get divorced because Georgia has a “no fault” statute. However, you do have to resolve custody, property division, and support issues before a divorce decree will be entered. Conduct matte...

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Going to court is usually very stressful, no matter why you have to be there. Even if you think you are a generally organized and calm person, in the midst of such pressures as arguing for your fair share of assets in a divorce or trying to gain custody of your child(ren), you might get frazzled. In...

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Sometimes a spouse will transfer property, such as financial accounts, paid up life insurance policies, a business or real estate to an entity, person or irrevocable trust without the other spouse’s knowledge or consent during the marriage and prior to filing for divorce. These transactions are usua...

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Trusts are established for estate planning and asset protection. In several recent cases counsel has handled, however, they appear to have been used primarily as vehicles to shelter marital assets from equitable division in divorce.

In a recent trial, a Husband placed $3.3 million of marital asset...

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