Keon Family Law

Many unwed mothers welcome biological fathers’ physical, emotional, and economic participation in their children’s lives. Others – particularly in cases of abuse, addiction, or criminal behavior – seek to protect children from any contact with their fathers. When a biological father balks at...

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Adultery not only ruins marriages, but it also has legal significance in divorce.

Adultery by either spouse during the marriage creates fault grounds for a total divorce under Georgia law.(1) Adultery in that context is defined as sexual intercourse with a person of either sex other than one’s...

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By definition, a divorce splits a family. It turns minor children’s worlds upside down in multiple ways, including their living arrangements. Their single, two-parent household is replaced by separate parental residences between which they must shuttle. Permanent residential relocation, and even c...

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The short answer is no. Custody laws are now gender neutral. Judges are required to consider what is in the best interests of the child, irrespective of the parent’s gender. Joint physical custody means each parent shares half the parenting time with the child, while primary physical custody provi...

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Overview

Children are affected by the things that go on around them, and divorce can affect them in so many different ways. This includes children of all ages. Whether a divorce is amiable or spiteful and vicious, the separation of a child’s parents will more than likely be a life-altering event.

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