Keon Family Law

In a prior article, we discussed the appointment and proper role of a guardian ad litem in a child custody dispute. This article focuses on the appointment and role of a psychological custody evaluator in a child custody action.

In determining custody of a child, a court must look to and determ...

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When parents fight over the custody of a minor child, they easily can catch the child in the crossfire of their dispute. Emotional turmoil and upheaval is a given. Worse, either parent, or both of them, may pursue objectives which do not further the child’s best interests. That unfortunate scenario...

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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 his exc...

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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 sp...

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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 cha...

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