Keon Family Law

In legal actions to determine the paternity of a child conceived out of wedlock or to legitimate the parental relationship of such a child’s biological father, Georgia law expressly permits a court to award child support to the custodial parent upon a determination of paternity or entry of an order...

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When a doctor, lawyer, accountant, or other professional service provider divorces, that spouse’s ownership interest in the practice usually must be valued for purposes of equitable division of marital assets or to determine the appreciation in value of a premarital business during the marriage. Val...

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Part I of this article addressed the rules for perfecting service of process in Georgia divorce and alimony actions. Yet, not all methods of service are created equal, in terms of the relief which they enable. Even when a divorcing spouse technically perfects service on a defendant, the method of s...

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In a divorce and alimony action, like most legal proceedings, a court cannot award all forms of relief unless the plaintiff has properly served the defendant with a summons and complaint or the defendant has waived service of process. Georgia law recognizes multiple methods to serve process or to co...

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Emails, text messages, digital photos, video and audio recordings, and other digital files typically bear relevance in divorce cases, child custody actions, and other domestic proceedings. The metadata of those electronic files can prove useful as well, even if suspect at times. This article explore...

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