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- DivorceWhen you go through a divorce, your whole world is turned upside down. Divorce can be such a painful experience that psychologists equate the stress to that of the death of a spouse or a child. This is why it is important to have an attorney who is both knowledgeable about the law and who understands the emotional turmoil that you are going through. Because of the emotions involved, you may lose sight of what’s in your best interests. A good attorney will perform the difficult task of telling you what you need to know, whether or not you want to hear it. There are many important issues to be addressed in a divorce: Child Custody Visitation Child Support In Michigan, child support is determined by a formula referred to as child support guidelines. This formula is primarily based upon the parents incomes. This formula can also provide for child care and uninsured health care expenses. Spousal Support One party may be awarded spousal support from the other party. Many factors are considered in determining the appropriateness of spousal support, such as length of marriage, age, potential earning capacity and ability to pay. Property Settlement The property and assets are…
- Who We Are
- Legal PhilosophyEvery attorney has his or her own legal philosophy, it is important that the attorney you choose to represent you has a philosophy that you are comfortable with. A successful attorney/client relationship is built on trust. Therefore, it is critical that you have a good rapport with your attorney. Due to the inherently emotional nature of divorce, it is imperative that you both like and trust your attorney. I view myself as a problem solver. My main goal is to help you obtain a legal result that is suited to your needs, while thoroughly addressing the issues in your case. I attempt to achieve that result at the lowest cost possible. I realize that litigation is expensive and that people need to save their money to invest in their future and the future of their children. I take very seriously my obligation to utilize your resources wisely. My objective is to handle your case properly from the beginning. This reduces your costs, your aggravation and avoids further litigation. When the legal issues are handled correctly from the beginning, you are able to concentrate on healing and moving on with your life. My reputation is very important, and therefore, I believe…
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What happens if your ex doesn’t follow the divorce decree?
Throughout the process of divorce proceedings, a number of issues are addressed and judgments made as to their status and enforcement going forward. If your ex-spouse doesn’t follow the terms of these judgments, you can […]CONTINUE READING
How to handle false allegations in child custody and divorce cases
Divorce is never a pleasant experience and in fact brings its share of emotional stress, financial worry, consternation around children, and often contentious discussion over the property. In the worst of cases, false allegations might […]CONTINUE READING
How long does it take to complete a divorce in Michigan?
The intent of marriage is rooted in hope and love and promise of a life together, sharing the rewards and challenges of a relationship and unforgettable moments. If a couple welcomes children into their lives, […]CONTINUE READING
What you should know about sole custody vs. parental rights in Michigan
Divorce is never a pleasant event. It brings frustration, confusion, and heartbreak, among other things; and that’s just the emotional side. Add property, children, and assets to the mix and it becomes a very trying […]CONTINUE READING
Updating your estate plan during or after a divorce
Divorce is an emotional and complicated process involving not only the unraveling of a marriage itself but also division of property, child custody, parental rights, spousal support, and a host of other legal issues. One […]CONTINUE READING
The importance of establishing paternity in Michigan
Becoming a father is one of the most enriching and rewarding experiences in a man’s life, bringing with it a world of love and responsibility. In the state of Michigan, a married man is considered […]CONTINUE READING
Why mediation is usually less expensive than litigation
Divorce-related legal issues come in an array of complexities and frustrations and typically conjure scenes of years-long court battles over property, children visitation, and other issues. At some point your particular scenario will likely require […]CONTINUE READING
How to deal with a habitually late parent at child custody exchanges
When children are involved in a divorce situation it often raises consternation between parties and the kids end up stuck in the middle of it all. In nearly every Michigan divorce case involving children, sole […]CONTINUE READING
How do Michigan family courts determine temporary spousal support?
No matter the circumstances, divorce is a stressful and often painful event. When children are part of the scenario it is tremendously more trying, with much focus placed on their best interests. In the best […]CONTINUE READING