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Category Archive for: ‘Child Support’

Does It Matter Who Files for Divorce First?

October 31, 2023
Posted in: Divorce

The state of Michigan observes no-fault divorce, which means you don’t need a reason to seek and obtain a divorce. That said, you may naturally wonder whether there’s any advantage to being the person who […]


Can You Collect Past Due Child Support Once Your Child Turns 18?

October 24, 2023
Posted in: Child Support

Not all parents take their obligation to pay child support seriously. If your co-parent is significantly behind on their child support payments and your child is reaching the age of adulthood, you might worry about […]


Can Text Messages Be Used in Court During a Michigan Divorce?

October 17, 2023
Posted in: Divorce, Michigan Law

Texting is an easy, wonderful way to communicate, but some text messages can come back to haunt their sender. If you’re going through a divorce, it’s important to understand that text messages can be used […]


Alimony vs. Property Settlement: Is There a Difference?

October 10, 2023
Posted in: Alimony

Navigating the legal aspects of a divorce can be both overwhelming and confusing, especially since going through a divorce is often an emotionally challenging experience. However, you have to think clearly and make financial decisions […]


A Closer Look at Reasonable Visitation and What You Should Know

October 5, 2023
Posted in: Child Custody

Visitation, also called parenting time, is one of the most challenging areas co-parents have to navigate. It’s also a great source of frustration. The default approach to shared parenting time is called “reasonable visitation.” It […]


What Is Default Judgment in a Divorce?

October 3, 2023
Posted in: Michigan Law

If you’re reluctant to end your marriage, it can be tempting to simply do nothing with the divorce papers your spouse serves you. However, ignoring divorce papers or your hearing dates leaves you at risk […]


How Will My Spouse’s Gambling Debts Affect the Divorce?

September 15, 2023
Posted in: Divorce

Gambling is often a leading reason why a couple chooses to end their marriage. Even when it isn’t the driving factor of the divorce, it isn’t fair for one spouse to be stuck paying off […]


Lump-Sum Support vs. Regular Alimony Payments: Determining What’s Right for You

September 12, 2023
Posted in: Alimony, Divorce

If you’re going through a divorce, you might have to choose between regular alimony payments or a lump-sum amount. Your choice can have a long-term impact on your finances, so it’s important to know the […]


The Repercussions of Lying About Paternity

September 8, 2023
Posted in: Divorce

Paternity fraud is more common than you might think. Men often take a woman’s word at face value when it comes to the identity of a child’s father. If you’ve recently discovered that a current […]


What Is Dissipation of Assets in a Divorce?

July 31, 2023
Posted in: Alimony

In the event of a divorce, the involved parties need to comb through their assets to find out how to become whole. If anything is owed to either individual, it must be determined during the […]