Keon Family Law

In a perfect world, all parents would properly care for their children and foster the bond between the children and their grandparents. And in a perfect world, all grandparents would be content to act as secondary caretakers and permitted visitors of their grandchildren. In this imperfect world of p...

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Divorce and other proceedings involving spouses or parents usually require a court’s consideration of sensitive information. To enable a fair division of marital assets and determinations on alimony, child support, and child custody, the parties typically must submit their financial records, medical...

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You’ve just suffered defeat in an action to modify child custody. You believe that the judge was biased, ignored your evidence, and issued a fundamentally unfair order changing primary custody of a child. Naturally, you hope that an appellate court will reverse the miscarriage of justice. But succes...

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Georgia law permits a court to modify physical or legal custody of a minor child granted under a prior award “upon a showing of a change in any material conditions or circumstances of a party or the child.”(1) In an action to modify a child custody award, if the court finds new and material changes...

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With limited exceptions, and upon satisfaction of certain conditions, an appeal of a final judgment awarding alimony, child support, or other monetary relief in Georgia generally stays the defendant’s payment obligations while the appeal remains pending.(1) Affirmance of the final award on appeal or...

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