Keon Family Law

Divorcing clients often ask if they or their spouses can use joint checking or savings to pay attorneys’ fees and litigation expenses. In Georgia, those funds, as well as all other moneys accumulated by either party during the course of the marriage, whether held in joint accounts or individual acco...

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Overview

Choosing an attorney can be a very stressful endeavor. You want to select an attorney who takes the burden of your case off you and delivers results. Consider the following characteristics so you feel confident that your case is diligently handled and you are treated respectfully.

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Everyone contemplating divorce should have a consultation with a practicing family law attorney. Consultations typically last one to two hours and are confidential. One attorney cannot give legal advice to both parties without violating Georgia State Bar Rules. Hiring an attorney for representatio...

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This is one of the most important decisions you will make once you have decided you want a divorce. There are Do’s and Don’ts in the selection process.

DO'S:

1) DO consider the referral source. Attorneys are good barometers of their colleague’s abilities and experience. Former clients who...

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Absent an agreement or a specific statutory entitlement, all litigants, win or lose, must pay their own attorneys’ fees. The Georgia legislature, in the area of domestic relations, enacted two statutory entitlements to (a) ensure that both parties have the ability to obtain effective legal represent...

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