Keon Family Law

Children born out of wedlock often take their mothers’ maiden names as their surnames at birth. When biological fathers subsequently seek to legitimate their parent-child relationships, some of them pursue a change of name from the mother’s name to their own. This article explores the procedures and...

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A prior article summarized the principal avenues available to grandparents in Georgia for seeking custodial or visitation rights to a minor child. In this follow up, we address the burdens of proof and evidence needed for a grandparent to obtain custody of a minor child or rights of visitation from...

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The fleeting nature of human life at times results in the death of a parent/spouse during the pendency of litigation involving domestic matters, including actions for divorce, alimony, child custody, and child support. What happens to those cases when a party dies? Can another person take the deceas...

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A prior article addressing the use and implications of written requests for admission (“RFA”) in Georgia divorce proceedings discussed the conclusive admission of requested matters unless a court, on motion, permits withdrawal or amendment of the admission. This article explores the standards gove...

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Certain characteristics of the law governing divorce actions and requests for admission make the latter an effective discovery tool in many of the former. This article discusses the use and implications of written requests for admission (“RFA”) in Georgia divorce proceedings.

At their root, RFAs e...

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