Keon Family Law

With certain exceptions, Georgia law precludes a child support obligor from seeking downward modification within two years from the date of the final order on that parent’s previous petition to modify child support.(1) The purpose of that limitation is to protect parents from excessive litigation ov...

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All too often a former spouse will claim that his or her ex has violated the terms of their divorce decree. Whether the charge involves failure to pay alimony or child support, denial of custody or visitation rights, acts of parental alienation or harassment, or failure to comply with provisions for...

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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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