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Help! My Ex is Dating a Sex Offender!

We often advise our clients that, once the courts are involved in your life, everything you do is under a microscope.  We tell clients that they should consider every decision through the lens of “How would this look if this was brought up in court in front of the Judge?” We recently had a case […]

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Leading the Charge for Collaborative Divorce

If you’ve talked to either of our attorneys for more than about five minutes, they have probably talked to you about Collaborative Divorce.  We are seriously passionate about this growing trend in resolving divorce cases openly and transparently, through a series of meetings in a team-based setting. We truly feel Collaborative Divorce is the best […]

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How Your Annual Bonus Will Figure Into Support

The end of the year is approaching, and, with that, hopefully many of you will be earning annual bonuses from your employers.  Around this time of year (or in the Spring, when they are often paid out), we get questions from our clients going through divorces as to how their bonuses will be handled in […]

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Principled Solutions for Family Disputes

Hopefully, you will never need a family law attorney, and any family law issues you may have can be best handled though the intercession of your clergy or other therapeutic counseling. If you’ve explored those options unsuccessfully, or they are no longer feasible, such matters may still be handled in a logical, moral and respectful […]

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What If It’s NOT the "Most Wonderful Time of the Year?"

The Holiday Season. We all know what it is supposed to be about: relaxing, the joy of giving, family, and togetherness. That is what we all want for ourselves and for our families. The reality is that, for many of us – maybe most of us – our holidays won’t be much like that, no […]

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What is the Revocation of Paternity Act? Part 2

This article is the second in our series regarding Michigan’s Revocation of Paternity Act.  Last time, we discussed why the Act was enacted, the terminology used in the Act, and the ways in which the Act allows someone to revoke paternity.  This time, we will dig a little deeper into how the Act actually works. […]

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Checklist for Alternative Dispute Resolution

Alternate Dispute Resolution offers choice of dispute resolution processes to attorneys and their clients. The benefits of each type must be balanced with their challenges and costs. These processes can be used in relationships other than divorcing couples, but the chart in the checklist linked below is intended primarily for use in family law related […]

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Alternative Dispute Resolution Brochure

Understanding the differences between mediation, arbitration, and collaborative practice can be difficult. The State Bar of Michigan has released a brochure that clearly outlines the differences between each of these alternative methods of dispute resolution. Click on the link below to read it yourself and get clear understanding about alternative dispute resolution and various forms […]

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What is the Revocation of Paternity Act? Part 1

Michigan’s laws for determining who was – or was not – a child’s father had long been a complicated, counter-intuitive mess. On June 12, 2012, a new law – the Revocation of Paternity Act – stepped into the breach to try to clean things up. As its name suggests, it established new legal procedures for […]

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