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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”

Waterford

Femminineo Attorneys PLLC proudly serves the township of Waterford in northern Oakland County, Michigan, aiding residents of the area in settling their divorce cases.

Spousal support can be a heated issue in divorce cases, and the questions surrounding spousal support do not always have one straight answer. Unlike child support which is calculated objectively, spousal support is a subjective matter. The circumstances of each individual Michigan divorce case affect the way spousal support is determined and paid.

Divorcing parties typically want to know two main things: How much spousal support do I have to pay? And how long do I have to pay it? There are many factors that comprise the spousal support formula. Spousal support, also known as alimony, has only one constant: There is no right or wrong answer in how to determine spousal support. Now, the parties involved may feel that there is indeed a “right” and a “wrong,” but it’s ultimately up to the judge assigned to the case to determine what they think is appropriate for the situation at hand.

Hiring the right divorce attorney will mean they argue and negotiate for you to get a fair settlement. You will also want the services of an experienced divorce attorney to explain the ins and outs of spousal support modification – modification is one of the biggest matters involved in alimony determination. There are modifiable and non-modifiable arrangements and there are dangers in both choices that must be taken into consideration when considering the final judgment in a divorce.

The Charter Township of Waterford, Michigan, is served by the 51st District Court. The Court processes between 20,000 and 25,000 cases annually and is separated into four primary divisions: traffic, civil, criminal, and probation. Waterford, Michigan, divorce cases are heard by the Family Division of the Circuit Court of Oakland County, Michigan.

Waterford has four zip codes: 48327, 48328, 48329, and 48330. Nearby cities include Pontiac, Rochester Hills, Royal Oak, Farmington Hills, Birmingham, and Troy.

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.

Divorce Attorney Journal

  • Are You on the Brink of an Empty Nest Divorce?

    2 days ago

    Empty nest divorceYour last child has left the nest. After years of raising a family with your spouse, you find yourself ready to restart your life – on your own. The Empty Nest Divorce, also known as the Gray Divorce, is affecting a large portion of the population. In the past 25 years, divorce among adults age 50 and over has roughly doubled. If you find yourself on the brink of divorce after decades together, you may think the courtroom or mediation room battles will be easier if child support isn’t an issue. Don’t be mistaken – the Empty Nest Divorce comes with its own unique challenges.read more

  • Divorcing in Michigan? You Can Relate to High-Profile Divorces

    16 days ago

    high-profile-divorcesEach newsmaker whose divorce story makes the headlines inevitably causes many husbands and wives to rethink their own unions. Whether you can relate to high-profile weddings, splits, and incomes or not, the reality is that challenges in a marriage are not unique to one couple. Some people are just unable to keep their personal life, well, personal. Why not learn a divorce lesson or two from the trials of celebrities, whether you’re at the start of a divorce, completing your divorce, or well into a new relationship?read more

  • 5 Ways to Cope with Divorce Stress

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    divorce stressEven though you may very much want your Michigan divorce, the experience of separating your life from another person’s is stressful. It’s important to adopt coping techniques to help yourself through the journey so that the divorce stress doesn’t affect your health, the well-being of your children, or your professional life.read more

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Child Support and Income Withholding: Is It Advisable to Opt Out in Michigan?

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There are some divorcing couples who prefer to opt out of the Friend of the Court in Michigan when it comes to child support and income withholding. They feel that, no matter their differences in the marriage, they can get along for the sake of the kids and exchange monies as agreed upon – in cases like this, opting out makes sense. However, there are plenty of scenarios when opting out doesn’t make sense, and it’s a choice that Femminineo Attorneys, PLLC will never recommend to any client, no matter how amicable the divorce may seem to be.

The bottom line is this: Financial situations can change. Watch this video featuring divorce lawyer Jacob Femminineo to find out why opting out of Friend of the Court can go so very wrong. And why it’s beneficial – and just plain smart – to take advantage of this free service.

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