Keon Family Law

We are pleased to announce that Barbara Keon will be a co-instructor at an Oglethorpe University Community Course entitled "The Gray Divorce: Becoming Single Again After 50."

For more details about the course, visit http://community.oglethorpe.edu/personal-development/gray-divorce-becoming-single-...

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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 usua...

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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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