Keon Family Law

The filing of a divorce action and the separation of the parties do not necessarily prevent consideration of end spousal misconduct which led to the dissolution of the marriage. Adultery, cruel treatment, and harassment that preceded a divorce action can continue throughout the proceedings. The issu...

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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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Provisions of a final judgment and decree of divorce typically settle all issues regarding division of the spouses’ assets, child custody, child support, and alimony. Whether and to what extent either spouse can modify those provisions after entry of a final judgment are the most common questions ra...

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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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