- What We Do
- 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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How to Cope with Conflicting Parenting Styles after 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 […]CONTINUE READING
How to Prove Income for Child or Spousal Support in Michigan
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 […]CONTINUE READING
What is Separate vs. Marital Property in a Michigan 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 […]CONTINUE READING
What You Should Know about Michigan’s 100-Mile 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 […]CONTINUE READING
When is It Appropriate to Introduce a New Partner to Your Children after a Divorce?
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 […]CONTINUE READING
5 Things You Should Know about Stepparent Adoption in Michigan
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 […]CONTINUE READING
Social Security Retirement Benefits and Michigan Divorce
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 […]CONTINUE READING
The Most Common Myths about Grandparents’ Rights in Michigan
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 […]CONTINUE READING