Category Archive for: ‘Michigan Law’

What the Heck is a Family, Anyway? Part II

In Part I, we talked about a few of the legal (and legalistic) definitions of ‘family’ that some corporations and …

What the Heck is a Family, Anyway? Part I

Family law. Simple enough in concept, right? It’s legal stuff…about families. But what the heck is a ‘family,’ anyway? Almost …

You Can’t Waive the Family Court’s Rights

Contract law is a fascinatingly complicated thing, with hundreds of rules that dictate what is allowed and what isn’t. There …

The Devil is in the Details: Family Court Appeals are Tricky

I was talking over a minor but interesting case with a few of my colleagues this week, and someone pointed …

Michigan Divorce Law Mythbusting, Part II

In our last post, we talked about a few of the more commonplace myths surrounding Michigan divorce law, and spelled …

Michigan Divorce Law Mythbusting, Part I

There’s no area of the law that isn’t prone to misunderstandings and myths, and Michigan divorce law definitely has more …

What Donald Trump Means for Michigan Family Law

It’s a virtual necessity that someone talk about it at some point: it’s time to get into what Donald Trump’s …

Getting a Common-Law Marriage Recognized in Michigan

In many states across the Union, common-law marriage (defined in layman’s terms as “living together long enough that the law …

Your First Visit to a Family Law Firm

There are some things that are universally true; one of them is that you should only ever hire a family …

Changes in Child Custody Laws to Help Abuse Victims

Earlier this year, a number of measures passed that make divorce proceedings much easier on abuse victims, and we realized …

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