- 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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What Should You Expect to Pay for Child Support in a Michigan Divorce?
Divorce is an expensive process, not necessarily because of legal fees, but because divorcing couples have to split all the assets they once shared, not to mention debts, and they have to go from a […]CONTINUE READING
The Most Common Issues with the Marital Home in Michigan Divorces
In Michigan, the legal stance on division of assets during a divorce is “fair and equitable”, which generally comes out to roughly equal for both parties. Unfortunately, you can’t exactly split your home down the […]CONTINUE READING
Is Your Michigan Divorce Too Complicated for Mediation?
Divorce has the capacity to be extremely contentious. Even if no one person is at fault for the irreconcilable differences that lead to divorce, the act of separating two lives – splitting one household into […]CONTINUE READING
Important Issues to Consider when Divorcing Over 50
Incredibly, divorce rates in America seem to be on the decline over the last several years, after many years of increasing. Unfortunately, this does not seem to be the case for couples over the age […]CONTINUE READING
What are the Consequences of Hiding Assets in a Michigan Divorce?
Falling in love can make us do crazy things and act in ways we never thought we would. How else can you explain couples that get married midair after leaping from an airplane? We’ve all […]CONTINUE READING
Is Your Spouse Lying about Income in Your Michigan Divorce?
In marriage, it’s not uncommon for spouses to keep separate assets and accounts. While some partners are extremely transparent and share all of their financial information, there are also plenty of marriages in which one […]CONTINUE READING
How therapy can help when you and your spouse are going through a 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 […]CONTINUE READING