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Changing your child’s last name after a divorce

April 8, 2019
Posted in: Divorce

If you’ve been through a divorce and would like to change your child’s last name, or your former spouse wants to change your child’s last name, there are some things you should know about the […]

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Does the timing of your divorce matter?

April 5, 2019
Posted in: Divorce

Divorce is one of the most difficult experiences a family can go through. Divorces are stressful and disruptive, and that’s when they’re amicable. It’s also a time of unsurety. With so many elements of your […]

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What to do if your spouse ignores the divorce papers

April 1, 2019
Posted in: Divorce

Divorce is a difficult time for all involved, both emotionally and legally, even if you initiated the proceedings. It is hard to lose hope in something, and when you decide to divorce, you are losing […]

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How do judges decide Michigan divorce cases?

March 29, 2019
Posted in: Divorce

The first thing to know about getting a divorce in Michigan is that you or your spouse has to have lived in the state for at least six months to file. You have to file […]

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Answers to common Michigan alimony FAQs

March 25, 2019
Posted in: Michigan Law

Alimony, or spousal support, is an amount of money that the court orders one former spouse to pay to the other in the event of a divorce. If you’re going through a divorce, it’s important […]

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Temporary restraining orders explained

March 22, 2019
Posted in: Michigan Law

Temporary restraining orders are tools for untenable situations. Please note, if you’re in a situation that puts you or your children in danger, call 911. If you are not in imminent danger, but you want […]

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Why Divorce Inquiries Spike around Valentine’s Day

March 18, 2019
Posted in: Divorce

Valentine’s Day has a long association with love.  It’s the day when romantic partners shower each other with gifts like red roses, boxes of chocolate, and heart-covered greeting cards filled with sweet sentiments.  It’s a […]

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What Should You Expect to Pay for Child Support in a Michigan Divorce?

March 15, 2019
Posted in: Child Custody

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 […]

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Understanding Parent Alienation and Divorce

March 11, 2019
Posted in: Child Custody

In an ideal situation, parents work together to raise their children in a loving and supportive household so that they can lead healthy and happy lives and reach their full potential.  Unfortunately, this isn’t always […]

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The Most Common Issues with the Marital Home in Michigan Divorces

March 8, 2019
Posted in: Divorce

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 […]

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