Two Christmases? Tips for Helping Kids Through Holiday Divorces
The holidays can be a difficult time for the whole family after a divorce. Depending on how recent the divorce was, it can be hard to know how to adapt your routines without losing meaningful […]CONTINUE READING
Five Questions Families Have About Adoption in Michigan
Elation, fear, peace, guilt, worry, fulfillment — there are a whole host of emotions that surround adoption. Overall, the experience will often be a happy one. But still, you might have pressing questions. Before you […]CONTINUE READING
Using Cohabitation Agreements to Protect Your Relationship Rights Outside Marriage
Not every couple decides to become legally married. When a couple cohabitates, they may accumulate valuable property together. Unlike married people, unmarried couples are not given specific legal advantages and protections. However, couples can draft […]CONTINUE READING
I Lost My Job. Do I Still Have to Pay Child Support?
Child support is a type of financial assistance paid from one former spouse to another in support of the couple’s children after divorce. If you lose a job, your children do not automatically put their needs […]CONTINUE READING
How Can Paternity Impact Child Support Requirements in Michigan?
Children are legally entitled to child support from both parents, regardless of the parent’s marital status. Child support includes multiple facets, including: Monetary payments Health insurance coverage Daycare costs Clothing and school supplies Establishing paternity […]CONTINUE READING
Gray Divorce: Why Divorce Is on the Rise for Couples in Their Golden Years
Gray divorce is the term used when people over the age of 50 get divorced. Usually, these couples have been married for 20-40 years. Those who have been married about 20 years were likely married […]CONTINUE READING
Division of Assets: Who Gets the House in a Divorce?
In the state of Michigan, you must meet certain requirements before you’re able to get a divorce. One example is that one or both parties must live in the state for at least 180 days […]CONTINUE READING