Keon Family Law

A previous article discussed the basic rules for calculating child support in Georgia and highlighted “parenting time” deviations which can increase or decrease a noncustodial parent’s presumptive support obligation. In this article, we address another deviation which always increases a noncustod...

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A recent article showcased a raging, high-profile Houston divorce involving an 80-year-old multi-billionaire (who co-founded the high-frequency trading firm Quantlab Financial) and his 66-year-old Wife of 31 years. Husband left Wife for his 20-something Russian mistress. He is accused of having funn...

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When spouses divorce, a judge or jury divides all of their marital assets and liabilities between them. This article explores the basic components of equitable division and the manner in which it is effectuated.

Marital assets consist of all real and personal property acquired as a direct result o...

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A basic rule in Georgia states that a trial court cannot modify the terms of a prior divorce decree in a contempt proceeding.(1) The court can, however, interpret or clarify a divorce decree in the course of resolving contempt issues placed before it.(2) But what constitutes mere clarification of a...

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