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How Does Cheating Affect a Michigan Divorce?

April 15, 2019
Posted in: Divorce

Just as feelings clash and accusations fly, cheating and alimony fan the flames of relationship angst and often leave permanent emotional scars. After perhaps years of budding romance, bonding, and the start of a wonderful […]

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The Shadow of Parental Alienation in Child Custody

April 12, 2019
Posted in: Child Custody

In the realm of negative events that can appear in our lives, divorce ranks high in its quotient of emotional stress, heartache, financial worries, and even physical issues. Unfortunately, many divorces are high in conflict, […]

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Changing your child’s last name after a divorce

April 8, 2019
Posted in: Divorce

If you’ve been through a divorce and would like to change your child’s last name, or your former spouse wants to change your child’s last name, there are some things you should know about the […]

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Does the timing of your divorce matter?

April 5, 2019
Posted in: Divorce

Divorce is one of the most difficult experiences a family can go through. Divorces are stressful and disruptive, and that’s when they’re amicable. It’s also a time of unsurety. With so many elements of your […]

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What to do if your spouse ignores the divorce papers

April 1, 2019
Posted in: Divorce

Divorce is a difficult time for all involved, both emotionally and legally, even if you initiated the proceedings. It is hard to lose hope in something, and when you decide to divorce, you are losing […]

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How do judges decide Michigan divorce cases?

March 29, 2019
Posted in: Divorce

The first thing to know about getting a divorce in Michigan is that you or your spouse has to have lived in the state for at least six months to file. You have to file […]

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Answers to common Michigan alimony FAQs

March 25, 2019
Posted in: Michigan Law

Alimony, or spousal support, is an amount of money that the court orders one former spouse to pay to the other in the event of a divorce. If you’re going through a divorce, it’s important […]

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Temporary restraining orders explained

March 22, 2019
Posted in: Michigan Law

Temporary restraining orders are tools for untenable situations. Please note, if you’re in a situation that puts you or your children in danger, call 911. If you are not in imminent danger, but you want […]

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Why Divorce Inquiries Spike around Valentine’s Day

March 18, 2019
Posted in: Divorce

Valentine’s Day has a long association with love.  It’s the day when romantic partners shower each other with gifts like red roses, boxes of chocolate, and heart-covered greeting cards filled with sweet sentiments.  It’s a […]

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What Should You Expect to Pay for Child Support in a Michigan Divorce?

March 15, 2019
Posted in: Child Custody

Divorce is an expensive process, not necessarily because of legal fees, but because divorcing couples have to split all the assets they once shared, not to mention debts, and they have to go from a […]

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