Keon Family Law

In a recent landmark decision, the Supreme Court of Georgia held that even where no marital contribution is made to the separate property that is received by a spouse through gift, inheritance, bequest or devise, it can be converted to marital property when the recipient spouse transfers full, parti...

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It is error for a trial court to rely on evidence from the temporary hearing in making its final custody determination absent express notice to the parties. Pace v. Pace, 287 Ga. 899 (2010); Vaughn v. Davis, S11A1950, decided January 9, 2012.

In the Vaughn case, the Supreme Court reversed the tria...

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Divorce is expensive for the rich who do not have prenuptials. It reportedly cost Revlon billionaire Ronald Perelman $8 million when he divorced his first wife in 1983. Second wife, gossip columnist Claudia Cohen, went away for $80 million in 1984. Perelman vowed never to mar...

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More than 50 percent of marriages end in divorce. Most of us are aware of this sobering statistic and the looming vulnerability it presents. Many involved in divorce lose their homes, their family life, and a large part of their personal assets. But did you know that divorce...

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Alimony is alive and well, but the advents of the working woman and women’s liberation have frequently eroded its award in court. This has made representation of the middle-aged homemaker displaced from a long-term marriage a problematic area for the divorce practitioner. The...

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