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5 Ways to Make Your Divorce Easier on the Children

July 30, 2018
Posted in: Divorce, Tips

When you’re battling with your soon-to-be ex-spouse over property, debt, child custody, and support, your attention may naturally be consumed by divorce proceedings. Unfortunately, this can leave your children floundering, with little parental support. How […]

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How do Custody Decisions Affect the Role of Grandparents?

July 27, 2018
Posted in: Child Custody

When a divorce happens, it doesn’t just affect the spouses involved.  The ripples extend to the entire family, including children, grandparents, aunts and uncles, and so on.  In many divorce situations, extended family will have […]

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How to Make Joint Custody Work in a Michigan Divorce

July 23, 2018
Posted in: Child Custody, Divorce

Generally speaking, it is in the best interest of children to maintain relationships with both of their parents following a divorce, and this is the presumption Michigan courts operate under unless evidence proves otherwise.  The […]

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How to Prevent Your Divorce from Ruining Your Career

July 20, 2018
Posted in: Divorce, Tips

Going through a divorce isn’t like a weekend trip – it’s going to have a major and lasting impact on your life that extends well beyond your personal sphere.  Whether you’re the one initiating the […]

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Step-Parents and Custody Rights in a Michigan Divorce

July 16, 2018
Posted in: Child Custody

Marrying someone who has a child or children from a previous relationship brings with it a variety of additional challenges, beyond the run-of-the-mill difficulties many married couples face.  Not only can it be hard for […]

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What Documents are Needed to File for Divorce in Michigan?

July 13, 2018
Posted in: Divorce

Like many other states, Michigan offers no-fault divorce, which means you don’t necessarily need a reason to seek dissolution of marriage and it is relatively easy to obtain a divorce, even if your spouse is […]

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How do mental health issues impact divorce cases in Michigan?

July 9, 2018
Posted in: Divorce

Divorces are challenging no matter what, but they are made even more complicated if one or both spouses suffer from a mental illness. Michigan is a no-fault divorce state, so spouses cannot sue for divorce […]

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Factors that decrease the likelihood of receiving alimony in a Michigan divorce

July 6, 2018
Posted in: Divorce, Michigan Law

Figuring out how to transition after divorce is just one of the many uncertainties when untangling two lives. Alimony can be critical in adjusting to life after divorce, helping to create a solid foundation and […]

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What you should know about separate property in Michigan

July 2, 2018
Posted in: Michigan Law

If you are getting divorced, chances are you have already considered the division of your property. Dividing assets is one of the greatest conflicts in a divorce, so it is wise to be prepared and […]

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Top do’s and don’ts for trial separations

June 29, 2018
Posted in: Tips

Before going through a divorce, it may seem like a good idea to first attempt a trial separation. Most often known as “a break” on TV and in films, a separation is time spent away […]

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