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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 is a Divorce?

We all know someone who has had a divorce, and we all have a basic concept of what the term means.  But what really is a divorce in the State of Michigan?  Let’s take a moment to explore it a bit. First of all, a divorce is a lawsuit.  It is technically an adversary proceeding.  […]

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What Happens to the Equity in our House if we get Divorced?

With the economy and the housing market much healthier now than in the recent past, more and more people now actually have equity in their houses – i.e. their houses are worth more than they owe on them.  This is a good thing.  However, it creates another issue that needs to be dealt with in […]

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Jurisdiction: the Pesky Principle that can Hijack your Case

A major advantage of hiring an experienced family law attorney is the peace of mind of knowing your attorney will identify and competently handle any legal land mines that may be hidden in the facts of your case.  These are the issues that would likely be missed by people representing themselves or attorneys who merely […]

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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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Court of Appeals Upholds Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

For those watching the news recently, you likely saw that a major – and surprising – decision came out of the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday, November 6, 2014. Specifically, the two conservatives on a three-judge panel of the Court of Appeals sided with Attorney General Bill Schuette and the State of Michigan […]

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What is the Revocation of Paternity Act? Part 3

This article is the third in our series regarding Michigan’s Revocation of Paternity Act.  In our first installment, 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.  In our second article, we dug a little deeper into how the […]

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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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