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Category Archive for: ‘Alimony’

What Is Legal Guardianship?

January 18, 2022
Posted in: Tips

You might have heard of “legal guardianship” and been unsure about what this term means. A legal guardian is a person who is appointed to make decisions for another person.  Oftentimes, a legal guardian is […]

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What Happens If I Refuse to Sign Divorce Papers?

January 13, 2022
Posted in: Divorce

Even the most amicable divorces are emotionally turbulent. Couples do not always agree about the facts or terms of a divorce. In some cases, only one partner believes that the marriage should end. If the other […]

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What Are the Grounds for Divorce in Michigan?

January 11, 2022
Posted in: Divorce

If you are interested in filing for divorce in Michigan, you might have many questions about the process. Most people are unfamiliar with the requirements of divorce proceedings until they or their spouse decide to […]

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How Can Family Businesses Be Divided After a Divorce?

January 6, 2022
Posted in: Divorce

Family-owned businesses are an integral part of the U.S. economy. With over 5.5 million family businesses in the United States, family businesses make up 57% of the GDP and 63% of the overall workforce. A divorce […]

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Does Child Support End at a Certain Age?

January 4, 2022
Posted in: Tips

The term “child support” refers to a court order by which one parent must make payments to the other to assist with the expenses of raising a child. The specific terms of a child support […]

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Common Topics to Cover in a Prenuptial Agreement

December 30, 2021

A prenuptial agreement (known as a “prenup” in shorthand) is a contract that two people create prior to marriage. In particular, prenups concern the property rights of both spouses before and following a marriage in […]

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Two Christmases? Tips for Helping Kids Through Holiday Divorces

December 3, 2021
Posted in: Divorce, Tips

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 […]

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How Is Alimony Calculated in Michigan?

November 30, 2021
Posted in: Alimony

The average cost of divorce is nearly $13,000. For most people, that’s a staggering amount. If your divorce has put you in a financial bind, you may wonder how you will make ends meet. Fortunately, […]

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Five Questions Families Have About Adoption in Michigan

November 25, 2021
Posted in: Adoption

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 […]

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Does Michigan Recognize Common Law Marriages?

November 23, 2021
Posted in: Common Law Marriage

Perhaps you were with your partner for years, but you never took the leap to walk down the aisle. You were both committed—perhaps even more so than the majority of married couples you know. But […]

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