Keon Family Law

Continuing a series on various deviations allowed by Georgia law from the presumptive amount of child support to be paid by a noncustodial parent, this article addresses “low income” deviations. Unlike the parenting time deviations and high income deviations discussed in prior articles, low inco...

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A previous article discussed the basic rules for calculating child support in Georgia and highlighted “parenting time” deviations which can increase or decrease a noncustodial parent’s presumptive support obligation. In this article, we address another deviation which always increases a noncustod...

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Effective July 1, 2019, Georgia’s Equitable Caregiver Act (the “ECA”) has expanded the classes to whom courts may award custody of a child. The ECA, codified at Section 19-7-3.1 of the Official Code of Georgia, was enacted to bridge a long-recognized gap in our law, which prevented adults who had ra...

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With the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) changing so much of our daily lives, we want to assure you that Barbara Keon, LLC, is fully prepared to continue our operations. Although our primary concern is for the health and safety of our commun...

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A recent article showcased a raging, high-profile Houston divorce involving an 80-year-old multi-billionaire (who co-founded the high-frequency trading firm Quantlab Financial) and his 66-year-old Wife of 31 years. Husband left Wife for his 20-something Russian mistress. He is accused of having funn...

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