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“We realize how difficult divorce and child custody matters can be. At Femminineo Attorneys PLLC, we are committed to making this difficult process as easy to deal with as possible”

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The lawyers of Femminineo Attorneys PLLC proudly serve the residents of the city of Rochester, Michigan, and its neighboring areas. Our divorce attorneys visit the Oakland County courts regularly, helping our clients settle their divorces amicably and successfully managing issues such as child support, spousal support, and all financial matters surrounding the dissolution of a marriage.

Custody issues can become easily heated and complicated in a divorce case. There are two separate matters to consider when children are involved in a divorce: physical custody and legal custody. Physical custody refers to where the child lives, whether that’s with the mother, the father, or whether the custody is split between both parents. Typically, one parent usually has sole physical custody of the child.

Legal custody is a more involved matter and takes into account all of the major decisions that will affect the well-being of the child, including care, religious choices, education, and health care. When a Michigan divorce case involves children, joint legal custody is almost always the final result. The divorce lawyers of Femminineo Attorneys work diligently to insure that you maintain your desired level of parental involvement during and after your divorce.

The Family Division of the Circuit Court of Oakland County, Michigan, handles all Rochester, Michigan, divorce cases. Rochester has four zip codes: 48306, 48307, 48308, and 48309. Nearby cities and places of interest include Shelby Township, Detroit, and Rochester Hills.

What makes us the right divorce attorneys for you?

  • Family Law Expertise: Most lawyers are in a general practice and do some of everything. One of our main focuses is on Family law and being expert at divorce, custody and support matters.
  • Strong Relationships: We are in court daily, working with the family court judges, their staff and clerks, the Friend of the Court office, the Bar Association and other attorneys working in this area. We pride ourselves on fighting hard for our clients while working well with everyone.
  • Experience: Our extensive experience and strong relationship with the courts and our peers leads many judges and attorneys to hire us to act as Mediators in other Family Law cases. Make no mistake; having a strong working relationship with the court can have a massive impact on your case. Unlike most attorneys, we have no fear of the court room and are in trial regularly against the best in the business. We see the judges every week and maintain strong ties with their staff.
  • We Care: Although every attorney can “handle” your case, Femminineo Attorneys cares about you and your family. We work extremely hard to keep this difficult process civil and to shelter your children from as much of the negative facets as possible.
  • Commitment: Once your case is concluded, we will be there to help you with any post-judgment problems that may arise.
  • Flexibility: Everyone’s financial situation is different and we work with our clients to formulate a fee arrangement that works within your means.
  • Effectiveness: We have handled every possible situation involving domestic law. We will do everything possible to wrap up your case in a timely manner, avoiding delays that cause unnecessary legal fees.
  • Tenacity: When your case cannot be easily solved, we will fight hard and use all of our resources to win. Unlike most attorneys, we have no fear of the court room and we regularly win cases against the best in the business at trial.
  • Expert Staff: Unlike many attorneys who have a part-time typist and work 30 hours a week, we have an expert staff available all day long to assist you and provide immediate service. We are available to our clients 24 hours a day through our hot line at 586-854-3654.
  • Personal Service: At Femminineo Attorneys, your case will be handled by an experienced family law attorney. Each of our attorneys in our family law division has many years of experience in handling family law matters.

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The Differences Between Physical Custody and Legal Custody in Michigan

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Custody issues in a divorce case can easily become controversial and complicate the divorce process. While there are a variety of elements concerning custody, in this video Michigan lawyer Jacob Femminineo delves more deeply into two aspects of the matter: physical custody and legal custody.

Physical custody is, simply enough, where the child lives. Whether the child ultimately resides with the mother or father or is split between both parents’ homes will be decided during the divorce process. Typically, there is usually one parent who has sole physical custody.

The concept of legal custody is more involved. This type of custody takes into account all the major decisions regarding the child such as care, education, religion, and health. Michigan divorce cases involving children almost always end with joint legal custody. Watch this video to find out why, to get specific examples of situations involving legal custody, and to find out what circumstances will have a judge getting involved.

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