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Category Archive for: ‘Child Custody’

When Should You Seek a Second Opinion for Your Divorce Case?

April 7, 2023
Posted in: Divorce

You might have heard of patients who get second opinions when their doctor or surgeon recommends a particular course of treatment. Similarly, if your car breaks down and a mechanic insists a costly repair is […]


What to Do if Your Ex-Partner Is Spending Child Support Money on Themselves

March 23, 2023
Posted in: Child Support

Child support payments exist to ensure that your child has the resources necessary to grow and thrive. This money can be spent on food, education, clothing, housing, or even luxuries, as long as it is […]


What Makes a Prenup Invalid?

March 21, 2023

A prenuptial agreement is a contract, and like any contract, it can be enforced by the courts — assuming it was entered in good faith by both parties and doesn’t violate state or federal law. However, […]


Private Adoption vs. Agency Adoption: How Do They Differ?

March 16, 2023
Posted in: Child Adoption

If you are planning to adopt a child in the US, you have two major options: private adoption or agency adoption. Both exist to place a child with a family that will raise them as […]


Is Michigan a Community Property State?

March 14, 2023
Posted in: Divorce

When you get married, what happens to your assets? Just as importantly, what happens to those same assets if you get divorced? The answers to those questions depend on whether you live in a community […]


How a Job Relocation Could Affect Your Child Custody in Michigan

March 9, 2023
Posted in: Child Custody

If you are separated or divorced and have a custody order, you might have some things to consider before accepting a job relocation offer. If you live in Michigan, you will need a judge’s permission […]


4 Tips for Drafting a Declaration in a Family Law Case

March 7, 2023
Posted in: Michigan Law, Tips

If you’re filing or responding to a Request for Order in a family law case, you’re required to attach a declaration. A declaration is a written statement made under penalty of perjury that explains your […]


Are Workers’ Comp Benefits Factored in a Michigan Divorce Settlement?

February 28, 2023
Posted in: Divorce

Asset division in a divorce is one of the most contentious and often complex phases of the proceeding. There are specific rules governing the various types of assets, be they automobiles, bank accounts, real estate, […]


Quitclaim Deeds and Divorce

February 23, 2023
Posted in: Michigan Law

Division of real estate can be a contentious issue in a divorce. Add on the legal complexities, and dealing with marital property can turn into an outright headache. One way to avoid many of the […]


Is a Restraining Order Necessary During a Divorce Case in Michigan?

February 21, 2023
Posted in: Divorce

It’s an unfortunate reality that divorces often get out of hand. Sometimes, personal safety issues occur when one party loses control or is alleged to have done so, and the topic of restraining orders comes […]