Step-Parents and Custody Rights in a Michigan Divorce

August 10, 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 […]


What Documents are Needed to File for Divorce in Michigan?

August 6, 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 […]


How do mental health issues impact divorce cases in Michigan?

July 23, 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 […]


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

July 16, 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 […]


What you should know about separate property in Michigan

July 13, 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 […]


Top do’s and don’ts for trial separations

July 9, 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 […]


Is a threat of divorce during a fight a serious warning?

July 6, 2018
Posted in: Divorce, Tips

Arguments within a marriage are common, often even considered a sign of a healthy relationship. When it comes to disagreements, it is the way in which they are handled that says everything about your marriage. […]


Why a good support network is crucial when you’re going through a divorce

July 2, 2018
Posted in: Divorce, Tips

Not only can the end of your marriage prove difficult, it can also feel terribly lonely. Along with feelings of loss and confusion, those who are newly single may feel like they have nowhere to […]


Preparing to fight for child custody: what you should know

June 18, 2018
Posted in: Child Custody, Tips

In divorce, custody practices are put in place to provide children with a seamless transition, ideally allowing them to maintain the standard of living they experienced before the divorce. Parents have every right to make […]


How to determine whether your child support payments are fair

June 15, 2018

With all the intricate processes and grey areas, it can be hard to be certain of anything when it comes to divorce. One of greatest areas of contention, and thus areas of confusion, is that […]