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Category Archive for: ‘Child Support’

Pre-, During, and Post-Divorce: Can You Legally Change the Locks in Your Home?

May 19, 2022
Posted in: Divorce

Even in the friendliest of divorces, at times, the last person you want in your home is your ex. And during a contentious divorce, you probably no longer want your spouse in your home well […]

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Michigan Divorce: 3 Tips to Help Children Cope After a Separation

May 17, 2022
Posted in: Child Support, Divorce

Deciding to divorce is rarely easy. Still, sometimes a marriage ends even after your best efforts to make it work. Divorce brings out deep emotions in every family member, including children. Helping your child navigate […]

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How Is Child Support Calculated in Michigan?

May 12, 2022
Posted in: Child Support

In the state of Michigan, both parents are expected to support their minor child. Even if a parent doesn’t have primary custody of their child, they are still required to contribute support regardless of the […]

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Child Custody: A Breakdown of the Different Types of Agreements

May 10, 2022
Posted in: Child Custody

Child custody arrangements can be a contentious issue for divorcing couples in Michigan. The process runs more smoothly when parents work together to arrive at a custody agreement. Unfortunately, that doesn’t always happen, and courts […]

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Child Custody vs. Child Placement: Is There a Difference?

May 5, 2022
Posted in: Child Custody

If you and your spouse are going through a divorce, you’re working through many issues. No single issue is likely as concerning to you as where your children will live and which one of you […]

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4 Reasons Why a Judge May Modify a Parenting Time Order

April 12, 2022
Posted in: Child Custody

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 […]

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Unemployment and Underemployment: How Do They Affect Child Support Calculations?

April 7, 2022
Posted in: Child Support

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 […]

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Is an Inheritance Always Subject to Property Division?

April 5, 2022
Posted in: Divorce, Michigan Law

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 […]

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How Is a Small Business Valued in a Michigan Divorce?

March 31, 2022
Posted in: 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 […]

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Getting Separated While Pregnant: What to Expect

March 29, 2022
Posted in: Divorce

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 […]

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