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Why Hiding Assets in Divorce is Not Worth the Risk

September 10, 2018
Posted in: Divorce

Michigan is a no-fault divorce state, which means spouses need not prove wrongdoing of some sort in order to seek legal separation. Although Michigan is not a community property state, the courts do strive to equitably divide assets and debts in divorce. This does not mean that assets will necessarily be divided equally, and factors affecting the decision to end ...

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When is the Right Time to Introduce a New Partner to Your Child after Divorce?

September 7, 2018
Posted in: Tips

The nuclear family has slowly given way to blended families, in which divorced parents remarry to create a yours, mine, and ours situation. While this can yield truly positive results, there can be a naturally […]

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Changing Domicile in a Michigan Child Custody Case

September 3, 2018
Posted in: Child Custody

There are any number of reasons why a divorced parent may want to relocate a significant distance away from the area in which both parents currently reside, potentially including a job offer, a desire to […]

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The most common Michigan divorce myths

August 31, 2018
Posted in: Divorce

Making the decision to divorce rarely comes easily. Unfortunately, friends, family members, co-workers, and even acquaintances can sometimes make the decision that much more difficult. After confiding in loved ones that you and your partner […]

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What role does your prenup play in a Michigan divorce?

August 27, 2018
Posted in: Divorce

Even though it can be a difficult conversation to have before getting married, many couples ultimately decide to enter into a prenuptial agreement before they say, “I do.” This is common among couples who already […]

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How to discuss a prenuptial agreement with your future spouse

August 24, 2018
Posted in: Tips

When the champagne stops pouring, and the excitement of an engagement begins to dwindle, many soon-to-be married couples find themselves faced with a lot of choices regarding their upcoming nuptials. Venue selection and floral arrangements […]

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What Happens when Divorced Parents Disagree on Child Vaccinations?

August 20, 2018
Posted in: Divorce

Whether you believe that vaccinations help children avoid harmful and even fatal diseases or you’re worried about potential side effects that could be even more damaging, you have the right, as a parent, to make […]

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Do You Need a Formal Court Order for Child Support?

August 17, 2018
Posted in: Child Custody

When it comes to divorcing couples, no two scenarios are exactly alike. Some couples go through incredibly contentious divorces that drag on for months as they bicker over every detail. Others can complete the process […]

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3 Common Financial Issues to Watch Out for in a Divorce

August 13, 2018
Posted in: Divorce

Divorce is an act of permanent separation, and it includes more than merely separating yourself from your spouse. You’re not only turning one household into two and diverging your paths in life, but you also […]

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Should you claim spousal support on your taxes?

August 10, 2018
Posted in: Divorce

Unless you have always dreamed of being an accountant, chances are you are not a fan of taxes. Unfortunately, when in the midst of a divorce, taxes are another piece of the overall puzzle that […]

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