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Why is mediation usually less expensive than litigation?

April 17, 2020
Posted in: Divorce

When a happily-ever-after marriage doesn’t follow the script, the story often ends in divorce. To calm contentious waters, couples must consider settlement and while litigation is a common outcome, mediation is another option. This non-binding […]

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Effective Co-Parenting during the COVID-19 Crisis

April 15, 2020
Posted in: Child Custody

Co-parenting can be difficult at the best of times.  Trying to maintain a united front when you’re splitting kids between two households is not only impacted by different ideas about parenting, but potentially undermined by […]

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How collaborative divorce works in Michigan

April 10, 2020
Posted in: Divorce

Marriage is a common experience for millions of people; in fact, more than 90 percent of people here in the U.S. marry by age 50. In addition to the realization of a childhood dream, perhaps, […]

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How Coronavirus Could Impact Your Family Court Case in Michigan

April 8, 2020
Posted in: Michigan Law

As a Michigan resident, you are no doubt well aware of the Executive Order requiring citizens to “stay home, stay safe” until April 30th (and potentially longer, according to an announcement from Governor Gretchen Whitmer […]

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COVID-19 and Parenting Time

April 3, 2020
Posted in: Tips

Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer has taken an aggressive stance with a statewide “stay home, stay safe” Executive Order, originally set to end April 30th, and on April 22nd, she announced that the order will likely […]

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Factors that a judge considers in a move-away custody case

April 1, 2020
Posted in: Child Custody

You were in a once-happy marriage and relationship that appeared to have all the right ingredients to last a lifetime, and you built a foundation for a long and fulfilling future. But somewhere along the […]

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Why do women seek divorce at a higher rate than men?

March 20, 2020
Posted in: Divorce

It is a generally known statistic that roughly half of all marriages in the U.S. end in divorce but did you know that nearly 70 percent of those are initiated by women? And college-educated women […]

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How to dissolve a domestic partnership or civil union in Michigan

March 18, 2020
Posted in: Michigan Law

When you find that perfect someone you want to spend your life with, the most common avenue in legal terms is through marriage. However, alternatives in today’s progressive world include civil unions and domestic partnerships. […]

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Choosing between settlement and litigation in a Michigan divorce

March 13, 2020
Posted in: Divorce

The long-held tradition of marriage is one of life’s biggest moments for many people, with visions of happiness, wonderful moments, a family, and memories lasting a lifetime. Unfortunately, the storybook romance doesn’t always stick to […]

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Why divorcing after retirement is costly

March 11, 2020
Posted in: Divorce

You and your spouse worked hard for decades, at one career or multiple, and diligently saved and invested toward that day you could finally retire. You had grand plans together to travel or move to […]

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