- 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 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?
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Terminating your parental rights: what does it mean?
Being a parent is one of the most fulfilling, challenging, frustrating, and humbling elements in a person’s life. In a very short period of time you are given the responsibility and opportunity to teach and […]CONTINUE READING
What happens if you lie under oath in a Michigan divorce trial?
Even the most callous of persons will agree that there is nothing uplifting about divorce. Ending any kind of significant relationship is complicated, sad, confusing, and often incredibly emotional. Going through this with a marriage […]CONTINUE READING
How Does Incarceration Affect Michigan Child Support?
If you are in Michigan and are dealing with child support issues while facing incarceration, this article is for you. Obviously, if you are in the process of being prosecuted or getting ready to enter […]CONTINUE READING
How do you battle the biases of a judge in your family law case?
Divorce is an unwelcome intruder in otherwise content and fulfilling relationships. Unfortunately in many instances, divorce gets the upper hand and splits a couple or family apart. Blame is often hurled back and forth like […]CONTINUE READING
Will switching jobs affect your Michigan divorce case?
Divorce is full of emotions from anger to denial; sadness to resentment. At times some people wonder if it’s even happening; others wonder what took so long. You will likely try to understand what went […]CONTINUE READING
Dating Life Decisions During a Michigan Divorce
Divorce is unfortunately commonplace among U.S. marriages, with roughly half of all married couples eventually splitting up. It is a troubling and emotionally wearisome time, and every divorce situation has its own “personality” and dynamics. […]CONTINUE READING