Do I Have to Pay Child Support If I Have Joint Custody?
If you’re going through a custody case with your ex-partner, you may be considering joint custody. Depending on your custody arrangement and the incomes of you and your partner, you may be required to pay […]CONTINUE READING
Divorce Hearing vs. Divorce Trial: What’s the Difference?
The terms “divorce hearing” and “divorce trial” might sound interchangeable, but there are differences between the two. When a divorce is uncontested, both parties agree on splitting up their marital property and handling custody of […]CONTINUE READING
What Is a Motion for Contempt, and How Do You File One?
In Michigan divorce proceedings, a judge will issue a court order concerning child custody and child support or spousal support arrangements. When one party disregards the court order and doesn’t comply with the judge’s instructions, […]CONTINUE READING
Pre-, During, and Post-Divorce: Can You Legally Change the Locks in Your Home?
Even in the friendliest of divorces, at times, the last person you want in your home is your ex. And during a contentious divorce, you probably no longer want your spouse in your home well […]CONTINUE READING
Michigan Divorce: 3 Tips to Help Children Cope After a Separation
Deciding to divorce is rarely easy. Still, sometimes a marriage ends even after your best efforts to make it work. Divorce brings out deep emotions in every family member, including children. Helping your child navigate […]CONTINUE READING
Child Custody: A Breakdown of the Different Types of Agreements
Child custody arrangements can be a contentious issue for divorcing couples in Michigan. The process runs more smoothly when parents work together to arrive at a custody agreement. Unfortunately, that doesn’t always happen, and courts […]CONTINUE READING
Child Custody vs. Child Placement: Is There a Difference?
If you and your spouse are going through a divorce, you’re working through many issues. No single issue is likely as concerning to you as where your children will live and which one of you […]CONTINUE READING
4 Reasons Why a Judge May Modify a Parenting Time Order
Child custody orders typically result from a divorce settlement. While these legal orders seem final, they are not always set in stone. If the circumstances of your life—or the life of your ex-spouse—change, a judge […]CONTINUE READING