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Common Myths Regarding Friend of the Court

February 8, 2019
Posted in: Michigan Law

In Michigan, the Friend of the Court, or FOC, is a professional whose main job is to assist the court with making determinations regarding child custody, parenting time, child support payments, and so on, as […]

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How therapy can help when you and your spouse are going through a divorce

February 4, 2019
Posted in: Divorce

Divorce is challenging. Even the most amicable of divorces is met with emotional challenges. Learning how to cope with the financial changes, physical changes, and familial changes that accompany divorce is difficult for many individuals […]

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5 things you can’t include in a prenup

February 1, 2019
Posted in: Tips

When a couple decides to marry, one of the things that is typically discussed is whether debts and assets will be combined. For those who are entering their second marriage, have children from a previous […]

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What Will Happen to Your Home in a Michigan Divorce?

January 28, 2019
Posted in: Firm News

Divorce is a legal and permanent separation, and just as you and your partner joined every part of your life when you married, you must now separate all aspects of your lives.  It’s not just […]

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Still living with your ex after a Michigan divorce

January 25, 2019
Posted in: Divorce

When many people think about divorce, there is a certain sequence of events that plays out in their heads: marital troubles, making the decision to divorce, one spouse moving out, finalizing the divorce. While this […]

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Is it possible to keep details of your divorce private?

January 21, 2019
Posted in: Divorce

While there are plenty of instances when divorce is handled amicably, there are just as many divorce cases that turn ugly. When a divorce is heated, couples find that the process brings out the “worst” […]

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Does nesting really work as a long-term solution?

January 18, 2019
Posted in: Divorce

Divorce can be hard to navigate. When you have children, it can become even harder. In a perfect world, children’s lives would not be impacted by divorce. Unfortunately, the reality of the situation is that […]

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Resolution options for child custody agreements during the holidays

January 14, 2019
Posted in: Child Custody

The topic of child custody is rarely easy for divorced couples to navigate. With that being said, it is important for parents to try to come to an agreement without getting the courts involved and […]

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How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act changed how the IRS taxes alimony

January 11, 2019
Posted in: Tips

The subject of alimony can be incredibly confusing for those who have made the decision to divorce. As a court-ordered provision, alimony is a payment made by a supporting ex-spouse to his or her dependent […]

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How to keep your divorce from impacting your career

January 7, 2019
Posted in: Divorce, Tips

Divorce is not a small occurrence. It is something that creates lasting change in the lives of those affected. Aside from the obvious changes like housing, marital status, financials, and relationships with family and friends, […]

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