Keon Family Law

A principal issue in contested divorces concerns the division of the parties’ assets. Before a court can equitably divide property, however, it first must classify the property either as marital or non-marital.(1) The classification process unsurprisingly engenders disputes, one of which frequently...

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In actions for divorce, Georgia courts often face requests to ratify the parties’ agreements resolving issues of property division, alimony, payment of attorneys’ fees, and even child custody and child support, and to incorporate those settlement agreements into final judgments and decrees of divorc...

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Although less frequently relied upon as grounds for divorce nowadays, adultery and acts of cruel treatment by a spouse continue to play prominent roles in divorce proceedings. Nonetheless, one spouse’s condonation of the other’s adulterous acts or cruel behavior can significantly impact a right to d...

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A prior article explored the use of imputed income for determinations of child support, alimony, and attorney’s fees in Georgia divorce actions. As that article discussed, Georgia law has permitted utilization of a party’s earning capacity, rather than gross income, to determine the amounts of chi...

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The fleeting nature of human life at times results in the death of a parent/spouse during the pendency of litigation involving domestic matters, including actions for divorce, alimony, child custody, and child support. What happens to those cases when a party dies? Can another person take the deceas...

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