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Can I Keep My House In A Bankruptcy

Can I Keep my House in a Bankruptcy? Many people’s biggest debt is the debt on their home.  Often times there is a reasonable mortgage payment, but other debts have caused someone to fall behind, or they are unable to pay other debts...

What is Legal Custody in Michigan

 Oftentimes I hear people in Court or clients say “I want full custody.”  And the Judges and Referee’s recently have been responding “what does that mean to you?” because the truth is, people aren’t...

Divorce and Pets in Michigan

Divorce and Pets In Michigan A recent family discussion regarding the family pet brought up some intense feelings on both sides of the fence.  How does Michigan law treat a pet in the event of a Divorce? Most families see their pets as...

Enforcing Child Support Obligations in Michigan

Enforcement of Michigan Child Support Many times clients come into my office with the following complaint: “my ex is not paying child support” and ask if anything can be done.  It can!  And you should enforce that obligation...

Termination of Parental Rights in Michigan

TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS Terminating parental rights of a parent is a rare but important legal occurrence in Michigan.  It is only done in extreme circumstances, either when a step-parent adoption is to take place, or if the child...

Spousal Support and Alimony in Michigan

Spousal Support In Michigan In Michigan, each party may request spousal support, or alimony.    There is a statutory right to request this support.  One thing to note is that each and every Judgment of Divorce must state that...

What is The Friend of the Court in Michigan

What is the Friend of the Court? A lot of people don’t realize when they have a Divorce case in Michigan involving Minor Children that they are really dealing with two separate parts of the Family Court- the actual Judges in the Circuit...

Grandparenting Time in Michigan

Grandparenting Time in Michigan                 An interesting and fairly recent area of family law is the issue of grandparenting time in Michigan.  Do grandparents...

Michigan Child Support Formula

Child Support in Michigan Many clients are very concerned about their child support payments in Michigan.  How is child support calculated in Michigan? How much child support will I have to pay? How much with the other parent be ordered to...

The Divorce Process in Michigan

The Divorce Process in Michigan If you are faced with a Divorce, one of the first things I think helps my clients is to understand the Divorce Process.  What can you expect? What steps need to be taken? What are your rights and...

Change Child Custody in Michigan

Change in Child Custody in Michigan In Michigan, the party who wants to change custody bears a burden of showing the court that there has been “proper cause” or a change of circumstances such that it would be in their child or...