Keon Family Law

The Supreme Court of Georgia partially overturned a judgment of the trial court omitting from the marital estate, on equitable division, $3.2 million of marital assets transferred by husband into irrevocable trusts during the marriage. The Court found that $1.3 million of those assets should not hav...

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Sometimes a spouse will transfer property, such as financial accounts, paid up life insurance policies, a business or real estate to an entity, person or irrevocable trust without the other spouse’s knowledge or consent during the marriage and prior to filing for divorce. These transactions are us...

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Trusts are established for estate planning and asset protection. In several recent cases counsel has handled, however, they appear to have been used primarily as vehicles to shelter marital assets from equitable division in divorce.

In a recent trial, a Husband placed $3.3 million of marital asset...

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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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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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