What Is (and Isn’t) Covered by Attorney-Client Privilege?
We’ve all heard about attorney-client privilege, whether from the movies or real-life experience. But what does attorney-client privilege actually cover? And perhaps more importantly, what doesn’t it cover? Keep reading to find out. What Is […]CONTINUE READING
How to Prepare for a Temporary Orders Hearing in Michigan
Temporary orders are often a necessary part of the divorce process, especially when spouses can’t come to an agreement. It’s not the best idea to show up to a temporary order hearing unprepared. When you […]CONTINUE READING
When Should You Choose an Annulment Over a Divorce?
Separating spouses often choose between a divorce or legal separation. The third option for ending a marriage is an annulment. An annulment voids the marriage as if it had never existed. An annulment is only […]CONTINUE READING
Tax Season 2022: Are My Alimony Payments Tax-Deductible?
If you have recently gone through a divorce and are making alimony payments to your ex-spouse, you may wonder if your payments are tax-deductible. The answer is: it depends. Changes to taxes brought by the […]CONTINUE READING
Spousal Support in Michigan: The Four Different Types (and What They Mean)
Every state has its own laws governing spousal support after a marriage ends. The state of Michigan has four different types of spousal support. Whether you’re the spouse paying support or the spouse receiving it, […]CONTINUE READING
No-Fault Divorce States: Does the Cause of Divorce Matter in Michigan?
Divorce is usually a stressful process. This stress can be made even worse when you need to identify fault and prove it in court. Some states make this step easier with a “no-fault divorce” designation. […]CONTINUE READING
Can Child Support Be Changed After the Divorce Is Final?
Child support is one of the issues determined in a divorce settlement. A child support payment is based on a percentage of the paying parent’s income. While many matters in the divorce settlement are not […]CONTINUE READING