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- 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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Are There Ways to Increase Your Chance of Winning Custody in a Michigan Divorce?
As a parent, you want to be with your children as much as possible, watching them grow and guiding them through life so they can become smart, caring, and capable adults. However, your spouse likely […]CONTINUE READING
Common Questions You Might Have when Considering the Option of Divorce in Michigan
Divorce is a big decision, and one that you don’t want to take lightly. If you’re considering divorce in Michigan, here are a few common questions you may need answered first. Is Divorce My Only […]CONTINUE READING
During a Divorce, What are Normal Child Visitation Rights?
Time spent with children is precious, so when parents with shared children divorce, it’s only natural to feel anxious about the amount of time you’ll have with children in the aftermath. You need to understand […]CONTINUE READING
Some Key Aspects of Michigan Prenuptial Agreements
It’s a common misconception that one or both parties entering into a marriage must be wealthy in order to necessitate a prenuptial agreement, but this is simply untrue. There are a variety of reasons why […]CONTINUE READING
The Basics of Standards of Proof in Family Law Cases
Family law covers a variety of legal concerns, but is best known for covering issues like divorce, child custody, and so on. In these cases, there may be a need to present evidence, and the […]CONTINUE READING
Are There Any Requirements that Need to be Met Before Filing for Divorce in Michigan?
As you may or may not know, Michigan is a no-fault divorce state. This means you don’t necessarily have to cite a reason for seeking divorce. You don’t have to prove infidelity, abuse, or other […]CONTINUE READING
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