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How to Cope with Conflicting Parenting Styles after Divorce

May 21, 2018
Posted in: Divorce

Even when spouses are emotionally estranged, they may try to stay together for the benefit of children and preserving the family unit.  Unfortunately, this tends to make both parents miserable, which is no good for […]

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How to Prove Income for Child or Spousal Support in Michigan

May 18, 2018
Posted in: Child Custody

One of the most difficult parts of divorce for a parent is seeing their kids go through the trauma of losing the stability of the family unit, and often, the family home.  For a parent […]

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Property Division 101 in a Michigan Divorce

May 11, 2018
Posted in: Divorce, Michigan Law

Michigan is a no-fault divorce state, which means that divorce can be granted without prejudice.  One spouse does not have to prove that the other has done something wrong.  Even if the other spouse objects […]

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What is Separate vs. Marital Property in a Michigan Divorce?

May 4, 2018
Posted in: Divorce

The yours, mine, and ours might not matter much while you’re married.  When you’re involved in an active union, both parties share the wealth, so to speak.  It’s only when a couple decides to divorce […]

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What You Should Know about Michigan’s 100-Mile Law

April 27, 2018
Posted in: Michigan Law

When parents divorce, they naturally split up the familial household.  One parent may remain in the familial home with children while the other finds a new place to live, or parents may elect to sell […]

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When is It Appropriate to Introduce a New Partner to Your Children after a Divorce?

April 23, 2018
Posted in: Divorce, Tips

Divorce, in and of itself, is a difficult and heartbreaking process, especially when children are involved.  The hope, of course, is that parents can overcome their differences in order to effectively co-parent in the wake […]

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5 Things You Should Know about Stepparent Adoption in Michigan

April 20, 2018
Posted in: Adoption

With roughly 1 in 3 marriages ending in divorce (and divorce rates even higher in cases of subsequent marriages), it should come as no surprise that plenty of children in America are now living in […]

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Divorce in Michigan Caused by Infidelity

April 16, 2018
Posted in: Divorce

Regardless of the reason two people decide to get divorced, the process can be difficult, from both a practical and an emotional standpoint.  However, when the cause for divorce is infidelity, the proceedings can become […]

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Social Security Retirement Benefits and Michigan Divorce

April 9, 2018
Posted in: Divorce, Michigan Law

When a couple decides to marry and share their lives, they may not be fully aware of the financial mifications of their decision.  After marriage, their financial situations become intertwined.  Whether they elect to merge […]

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The Most Common Myths about Grandparents’ Rights in Michigan

April 2, 2018
Posted in: Michigan Law

When a couple decides to divorce, they are not the only ones affected.  The ripple affects spread to children and extended family members like grandparents.  If the divorce is contentious, it could become very difficult […]

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