What to Do When Your Prenup Doesn’t Cover Your New Assets
There was a time when prenuptial agreements—also called premarital or antenuptial agreements, but popularly known as a “prenup”—held a certain stigma. Many people assumed that people who were entering marriage and drafting a prenup already […]CONTINUE READING
Can I Make My Ex Pay for My Attorney Fees in a Michigan Divorce?
There’s one thing most divorced people would probably agree on about the end of a marriage: It’s expensive. From the division of real property and financial assets, to any alimony or child support payments decreed […]CONTINUE READING
How Will a Move Impact My Custody Order in Michigan?
After your divorce, you and your kids settled into a new normal. You and your ex-spouse have observed the terms of the court’s custody order, and visitation has pretty much been ticking along like clockwork. […]CONTINUE READING
The Challenges of Co-parenting After Your Michigan Divorce
Raising kids is hard enough when both parents are in the same home and trying to agree on schedules, limits and discipline. It’s even harder when a divorced couple are fulfilling their responsibilities from two […]CONTINUE READING
Why is mediation usually less expensive than litigation?
When a happily-ever-after marriage doesn’t follow the script, the story often ends in divorce. To calm contentious waters, couples must consider settlement and while litigation is a common outcome, mediation is another option. This non-binding […]CONTINUE READING
Effective Co-Parenting during the COVID-19 Crisis
Co-parenting can be difficult at the best of times. Trying to maintain a united front when you’re splitting kids between two households is not only impacted by different ideas about parenting, but potentially undermined by […]CONTINUE READING
How collaborative divorce works in Michigan
Marriage is a common experience for millions of people; in fact, more than 90 percent of people here in the U.S. marry by age 50. In addition to the realization of a childhood dream, perhaps, […]CONTINUE READING
How Coronavirus Could Impact Your Family Court Case in Michigan
As a Michigan resident, you are no doubt well aware of the Executive Order requiring citizens to “stay home, stay safe” until April 30th (and potentially longer, according to an announcement from Governor Gretchen Whitmer […]CONTINUE READING
COVID-19 and Parenting Time
Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer has taken an aggressive stance with a statewide “stay home, stay safe” Executive Order, originally set to end April 30th, and on April 22nd, she announced that the order will likely […]CONTINUE READING
Factors that a judge considers in a move-away custody case
You were in a once-happy marriage and relationship that appeared to have all the right ingredients to last a lifetime, and you built a foundation for a long and fulfilling future. But somewhere along the […]CONTINUE READING