4 Reasons Why a Judge May Modify a Parenting Time Order
Child custody orders typically result from a divorce settlement. While these legal orders seem final, they are not always set in stone. If the circumstances of your life—or the life of your ex-spouse—change, a judge […]CONTINUE READING
Unemployment and Underemployment: How Do They Affect Child Support Calculations?
Determining child support can be a very concerning issue when a couple with children is going through a divorce. One of the factors considered when calculating child support is the unemployment or underemployment of the […]CONTINUE READING
Is an Inheritance Always Subject to Property Division?
If you’re going through a divorce, you might be wondering if your spouse is entitled to any of your inheritance. The answer to this question depends on several factors, including whether you commingled your inherited […]CONTINUE READING
How Is a Small Business Valued in a Michigan Divorce?
A court may value a small business differently than other assets in a Michigan divorce. The court will consider the income-producing capacity of the business, as well as its potential for future growth. This post […]CONTINUE READING
Getting Separated While Pregnant: What to Expect
When you’re pregnant and separating from your partner, there are many things to consider. It can be a daunting and overwhelming experience. Here are things to expect when you are getting separated while pregnant. You’ll […]CONTINUE READING
How Parental Unfitness Is Determined in Michigan
Parental unfitness is a term used to describe a parent who cannot provide the proper care and guidance for their child. In Michigan, parental unfitness is determined by a family law court when there is […]CONTINUE READING
Divorcing Someone Who’s in Prison? What You Need to Know
Every divorce comes with unique challenges, but some are more complicated than others. Divorcing a spouse who is in prison is one of the most complex divorce situations of all. Contact with an incarcerated spouse […]CONTINUE READING
Shared Custody and Out-of-State Travel: Is Permission Needed?
After a divorce, it can feel as though complications and unexpected hiccups happen every other day. Something that used to be simple enough, like planning a vacation, is now much more elaborate. If you have […]CONTINUE READING
The Key Differences Between a Prenup and a Postnup
Entering into a marriage introduces you to a lot of new legal jargon, and it can be hard to keep track of what’s what. For example, what is a prenup? Is it the same as […]CONTINUE READING
What Is (and Isn’t) Covered by Attorney-Client Privilege?
We’ve all heard about attorney-client privilege, whether from the movies or real-life experience. But what does attorney-client privilege actually cover? And perhaps more importantly, what doesn’t it cover? Keep reading to find out. What Is […]CONTINUE READING