Category Archive for: ‘Michigan Law’

The Appeals Process in Michigan: the Most Common Questions

There’s no way to foretell the outcome when you enter into litigation. Just because something seems right to you doesn’t …

Will Your Prenuptial Agreement Stand Up in a Michigan Court?

According to the American Psychological Association, roughly 40-50% of all marriages in the U.S. now end in divorce. This is …

The Basics of Postnuptial Agreements in Michigan

The concept of the prenuptial agreement is nothing new. In fact, scholars have found evidence of prenuptial agreements dating back …

How to Obtain a Personal Protection Order in Michigan

It’s never okay for another person to harass you, threaten you, or harm you, and in the state of Michigan, …

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 …

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