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Helping Your Teen Get Through a Divorce: 4 Tips

No parent really wants to talk about divorce when he or she has a child at home. For most, it would be preferable to have a child “leave the nest” before getting a divorce, but that might not be an option. As someone with a teen at home,…
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Categories: Family Law

Deciding on Parenting Time Plans

In every case involving minor children, the court must enter an order or judgment for parenting time and custody.  Many times, the parents themselves are able to reach an agreement, perhaps through mediation.  That is the ideal.  If the parents ca…
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Parenting Over The Holidays If You Are Separated Or Divorced

Deck the halls with boughs of holly… I’ll be home for Christmas, you can count on me… Silent night, holy night… Dancing around the Christmas tree… Hearing these Christmas carols or seeing other signs of the holiday can make you feel like so…
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Categories: Blog, Family Law

Fighting CPS And The Court To Get Your Children Back

Michigan has a Juvenile Code that covers proceedings to terminate parental rights based on abuse or neglect. When there is a complaint to CPS about abuse or neglect, CPS has the obligation to “investigate” the claim and substantiate it if there i…
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Student Loans and Divorce

Financial distress is a major contributor to the breakdown of many marriages. The student loan crisis in America is reaching epidemic proportions, with 1 in every 5 households paying on an outstanding educational loan, and 10% of households owing mo…
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Oh What A Web They Weave When They First Practice To Deceive

If you think you have problems, you should read the decision in Ketchmark v Haynan, which was issued on September 15, 2015 by the Michigan Court of Appeals (Docket No. 321201).  This case involves Judge Archie Hayman, who was the chief judge of the…
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Appointed Receiver Can Prevent Mischief In Divorces

Almost everyone who deals with divorce has a horror story about how a party dissipated the marital estate, destroyed property, or repeatedly violated court orders.  There is a solution for that:  a court can appoint a receiver.  At that point, a p…
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Financial Reality for Divorcees

There is a distinct difference between representing a man in a divorce and a woman in a divorce.  Most men will say, “Whatever happens, don’t let her get my retirement.”  Women say:  “Whatever happens, I want the house.” While people are…
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Documenting Your Ex Spouse's Bad Acts

It’s tempting to “document” all of your contact with your ex-spouse, especially if there are minor children involved. You never know when you’ll be back in court or when the court will decide to hold an evidentiary hearing.  As you probably…
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Paying for College after a Divorce

When a child turns 18, he/she is an adult in Michigan. That means that the child is no longer entitled to support from parents unless he/she is still in high school with a reasonable chance of graduating.  That makes life very difficult when it come…
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