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What can child support payments be used for?

June 12, 2020
Posted in: Child Custody

Child support can be one of the most contentious parts of negotiations in a divorce settlement. Confusion about what one party’s child support payment covers can add to the misunderstanding. The goal of child support is […]

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How to bounce back financially after a divorce

June 9, 2020
Posted in: Tips

Although divorce settlements are intended to be as equitable as possible for both parties, it’s almost inevitable that at least one side will experience some level of cash crunch once the final papers are signed and […]

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5 helpful tips for reentering the workforce after a divorce

June 5, 2020
Posted in: Tips

Among the many difficulties arising from a divorce is the prospect of one re-entering the workforce if they didn’t work during their marriage. Both women and men emerging from single-income marriages face obstacles when trying to […]

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What you can do if your coparent doesn’t return your child to you on time

June 3, 2020
Posted in: Tips

Visitation schedules reinforce each parent’s roles and responsibilities in caring for their child after a separation or divorce. Under Michigan law, custodial agreements that address visitation rights are legally binding. But sometimes a parent may run […]

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Virtual Visitation: Making It Work During COVID-19

May 20, 2020
Posted in: Tips

Of all the consequences of divorce, the hardest is the separation of parents from their children. Regardless of the terms of your custody arrangement, it was tough. You wanted to be a consistent part of […]

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The Consequences of Not Paying Child Support in Michigan

May 15, 2020
Posted in: Child Custody

If you’re a Michigan parent who pays child support, making the payments may be a hard task to perform every month. Especially if you’ve lost your job, object to your custody and visitation order, or […]

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What to Do When Your Prenup Doesn’t Cover Your New Assets

May 13, 2020
Posted in: Divorce

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 […]

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Can I Make My Ex Pay for My Attorney Fees in a Michigan Divorce?

May 8, 2020
Posted in: 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 […]

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How Will a Move Impact My Custody Order in Michigan?

May 6, 2020
Posted in: Michigan Law

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. […]

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The Challenges of Co-parenting After Your Michigan Divorce

May 1, 2020
Posted in: Child Custody, 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 […]

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