- 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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Can My Child Decide Which Parent to Live within a Michigan Divorce?
Divorce can be a messy undertaking, fraught with intense emotions and the challenges of splitting up a household. When children are involved, it becomes even more complicated. It’s only natural for both parents to want […]CONTINUE READING
What You Should Know About Contested vs. Uncontested Divorce
The process of divorce can be complex and harrowing. Because it is often an emotional and stressful time for the involved parties, details can sometimes slip through the cracks. Additionally, there is a tendency for […]CONTINUE READING
While a Divorce is Pending, Who Gets Custody of the Kids?
Divorce can be an arduous process and contain many complicating factors. Also, many people aren’t familiar with the procedures involved. Questions might arise regarding what can be expected during the process and after the divorce is finalized. […]CONTINUE READING
Will My Child Be Called to Testify at My Divorce Trial?
A divorce can be an emotional and stressful ordeal. Spouses might disagree on matters of property division, child custody, and visitation rights. In all of the chaos, it can be forgotten that the divorcing parties are […]CONTINUE READING
How to handle false allegations in child custody and divorce cases
For a number of different reasons, child custody or divorce cases may devolve to one or the other spouse making false allegations. It is not uncommon in court to hear accusations ranging from domestic issues […]CONTINUE READING
The biggest financial mistakes to avoid when filing for a divorce
You enjoyed many happy and memorable years with your spouse and piled up a truckload of memories, as well as a nice collection of debts and assets. Unfortunately the forever and ever part of the […]CONTINUE READING
What you should know about high asset divorces in Michigan
Aside from the often-overwhelming emotional duress that goes along with divorce, dividing assets can be an equally unpleasant chore. If a couple has a high level of assets, it throws another level of complexity into […]CONTINUE READING
How long is the divorce waiting period in Michigan?
A marriage between a couple is a sacred thing, something to be cherished, and if all goes well, it will bring a lifetime of happiness. Unfortunately, things don’t always go well and couples end up […]CONTINUE READING
Michigan Divorce Law Regarding Pets Might Surprise and Baffle
It’s no secret that divorce settlements can be complex, contentious, and drawn out. Consideration of finances, property, and children understandably takes center stage. As a result, pets often are a forgotten element in the process, lovable as […]CONTINUE READING
What is postsecondary child support and how is it determined?
Perhaps you and your spouse were high school sweethearts, looking at each other with hearts in your eyes. Maybe you met at a party or the produce aisle or even a blind date. Regardless, you […]CONTINUE READING