Category Archive for: ‘Firm News’
What to Do if Your Ex-Partner Is Spending Child Support Money on Themselves
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 […]CONTINUE READING
What Makes a Prenup Invalid?
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, […]CONTINUE READING
Private Adoption vs. Agency Adoption: How Do They Differ?
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 […]CONTINUE READING
Is Michigan a Community Property State?
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 […]CONTINUE READING
How a Job Relocation Could Affect Your Child Custody in Michigan
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 […]CONTINUE READING
4 Tips for Drafting a Declaration in a Family Law Case
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 […]CONTINUE READING
Are Workers’ Comp Benefits Factored in a Michigan Divorce Settlement?
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, […]CONTINUE READING
Quitclaim Deeds and Divorce
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 […]CONTINUE READING
Is a Restraining Order Necessary During a Divorce Case in Michigan?
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 […]CONTINUE READING
Sibling Group Adoption: Everything You Need to Know Before You Adopt
Adoption in its purest form is an act of love that gives children membership into a new family. It is a highly regulated process that helps ensure the protection of the child to be adopted. […]CONTINUE READING