- What We Do
- DivorceWhen you go through a divorce, your whole world is turned upside down. Divorce can be such a painful experience that psychologists equate the stress to that of the death of a spouse or a child. This is why it is important to have an attorney who is both knowledgeable about the law and who understands the emotional turmoil that you are going through. Because of the emotions involved, you may lose sight of what’s in your best interests. A good attorney will perform the difficult task of telling you what you need to know, whether or not you want to hear it. There are many important issues to be addressed in a divorce: Child Custody Visitation Child Support In Michigan, child support is determined by a formula referred to as child support guidelines. This formula is primarily based upon the parents incomes. This formula can also provide for child care and uninsured health care expenses. Spousal Support One party may be awarded spousal support from the other party. Many factors are considered in determining the appropriateness of spousal support, such as length of marriage, age, potential earning capacity and ability to pay. Property Settlement The property and assets are…
- Who We Are
- Legal PhilosophyEvery attorney has his or her own legal philosophy, it is important that the attorney you choose to represent you has a philosophy that you are comfortable with. A successful attorney/client relationship is built on trust. Therefore, it is critical that you have a good rapport with your attorney. Due to the inherently emotional nature of divorce, it is imperative that you both like and trust your attorney. I view myself as a problem solver. My main goal is to help you obtain a legal result that is suited to your needs, while thoroughly addressing the issues in your case. I attempt to achieve that result at the lowest cost possible. I realize that litigation is expensive and that people need to save their money to invest in their future and the future of their children. I take very seriously my obligation to utilize your resources wisely. My objective is to handle your case properly from the beginning. This reduces your costs, your aggravation and avoids further litigation. When the legal issues are handled correctly from the beginning, you are able to concentrate on healing and moving on with your life. My reputation is very important, and therefore, I believe…
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Should You Keep, Sell, or Surrender Your Home in a Michigan Divorce?
Once you get married, anything you and your spouse purchase together becomes shared marital property, including real estate. In some cases, things you brought into the marriage may also become marital property, depending on how […]CONTINUE READING
Should You Stay in Touch with Your In-Laws After a Divorce?
Some couples divorce amicably, while others suffer bitter contention. Either way, you may find it hard to lose not only your spouse, but also your in-laws, if you became close with your spouse’s family during […]CONTINUE READING
The Impact of Job Loss on Spousal Support in Michigan
The divorce process in Michigan is designed not only to legalize the dissolution of marriage, but to fully separate two lives, including dividing assets, deciding child custody, if applicable, and determining whether or not alimony […]CONTINUE READING
The Keys to Co-Parenting Success after a Michigan Divorce
It is often said that kids don’t come with an instruction manual. As a parent, you simply do your best to learn from mistakes and raise your children to be responsible, capable, caring, and understanding […]CONTINUE READING
Why It’s Important to Set Boundaries During Your Michigan Divorce
While it’s important to set boundaries in any relationship, be it with family, friends, or co-workers, a marriage is a uniquely intimate relationship in which many physical, social, and emotional boundaries are removed. When a […]CONTINUE READING
How to modify your Michigan child support payments
At its very best, divorce is an agreeable split between a couple who go on to start new chapters in their lives. Unfortunately, it is rarely this easy or straightforward, and in fact an unraveling […]CONTINUE READING
Important Factors to Consider when Creating a Co-Parenting Plan
Divorce is a complicated and sometimes messy process, but it becomes even more taxing when children are involved. Not only do parents have to figure out how to split time with children between two households […]CONTINUE READING
The Basics of Michigan Divorce Appeal
When it comes to Michigan divorce, the process can become contentious. With emotions running high, parties may have difficulty coming to an agreement that both can live with. While Michigan is a no-fault divorce state, meaning that the division of assets must be “fair and equitable”, the court has the ultimate say, and this may not sit well with one ...CONTINUE READING
How to Develop an Effective Parenting Plan After a Michigan Divorce
In the wake of a divorce, parents have a tough road ahead, one that involves not only separating one household into two, but also setting aside any personal issues they may have with each other, […]CONTINUE READING