Divorce

Protecting Your Family-Owned Business in a Michigan Divorce

Starting a small business to provide for one’s family, or carrying on an existing family business, is a source of pride and labor of love for many Michiganders. Unfortunately, a divorce can threaten the fruits of a lifetime of hard work in the family business. Of course, no one plans or hopes to get divorced. […]

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Top Three Things to Consider Before Filing for a Michigan Divorce

Oftentimes, people reach the difficult decision to file for divorce because they’ve reached the end of their rope: they’ve tried everything they can think of to make the marriage work, and none of it has helped. The emotional stress and strain may be so bad that they feel divorce is the only option, and they […]

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Common Child Custody Problems in Michigan

Determining child custody can be the most problematic aspect of a divorce in Michigan. Custody concerns usually linger long after the divorce is final, as kids grow and life circumstances change. Often, when you are embroiled in bitter disagreements over custody, it feels like you’re all alone. Likely, though, many parents have been in your […]

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Risks of Divorcing in Michigan Without an Attorney

With the availability of the Internet and its wealth of information on every topic, people are shying away from hiring professionals for various services they feel they can learn to do themselves. This includes certain legal services like divorce. To the answer, “Why should I hire an attorney for my Michigan divorce?” There is one […]

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Divorce and Child Support in Michigan

In almost all cases, getting a divorce will affect your finances. Property division, spousal maintenance and child support are all issues that may be addressed during the divorce process. A qualified Michigan divorce attorney should act as your advisor and informer; working to protect your interests and helping you make the complicated decisions that will affect your […]

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What Does “Best Interests of the Child” Mean?

If you are involved in a child custody dispute in Michigan, you have probably heard the term the “best interests of the child.” What you may not know, however, is who determines those interests and what that determination may mean for your case. In most instances, Michigan courts base their decisions on child custody upon the “best […]

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Parenting Time Tips

Separation and divorce impose tough tasks on all family members, including the children. Children feel as though they are the powerless losers, deprived of the full-time proper guidance of their two parents. Although there might be some bitterness between you and your spouse, it should not be inflicted on your children. In every child’s mind […]

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