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2 weeksago
There is no such thing as a quickie divorce, at least not in Michigan. In this state, a divorce takes a minimum of 60 days to complete. If children are involved, a split takes a minimum of 180 days. Realistically, though, divorces can last a...
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You live in Macomb County. You and your ex lived together in Macomb. But your marriage is ending and he or she has moved out – and moved away. If your ex files for divorce first, guess what? Your divorce will take place in the...
March 20, 2018
1 yearago

qualities of Michigan divorce attorneyMany people on the verge of a divorce are traveling down this road for the first time. Knowing where to begin with such a journey can be daunting and overwhelming. It’s essential to enlist the services of a Michigan divorce attorney you trust so you know you’ll be taken care of throughout your divorce process. As you interview potential divorce lawyers, look for qualities that will make you feel good about your present and future.

1. The Right Experience

Approach your lawyer selection with one goal in mind – to find an experienced divorce lawyer. You’re not just looking for any attorney. Your BFF’s cousin’s husband who is a tax attorney is not the right choice for your divorce journey. Think about it: You wouldn’t visit a dermatologist for back pain. Choose a divorce attorney, period.

2. A Strategic Location

It’s always wise to work with an attorney who practices regularly in your jurisdiction, who is familiar with the judges you may see in divorce court, and who knows the ins and outs of Michigan divorce law. Familiarity does not breed contempt when it comes to divorce – your attorney’s knowledge of your divorce court’s rules can absolutely work in your favor.

3. Genuine Compassion

Though the emotional, mental, and financial difficulties that many divorcing couples experience are similar, your divorce is unique to you. You want a divorce attorney who knows the feelings you are likely to experience, respects them, and is empathetic to your very personal journey, concerns, fears, and frustrations. Find a Michigan divorce attorney who listens to you, and actually hears you.

4. Reasonable Cost

Looking for a divorce attorney is not the time to go bargain hunting. You want a lawyer who meets your requirements and has the chops to get the job done. The experienced, knowledgeable lawyer who is well-versed in their field will save you money, even if they have a higher hourly rate. You don’t have to shell out the big bucks everywhere, though – the right divorce attorney knows you need to keep your expenses reasonable. Here are 5 ways to save keep Michigan divorce costs down.

5. Good Communication

Some divorces take a long time, some can be wrapped up relatively quickly. Either way, make it known to your potential divorce attorney what your expectations you have regarding communication throughout the process. Find the lawyer who will provide timely updates, if not directly then through their paralegal. Choose a lawyer who writes well – the divorce documentation should be impeccable, free of misspellings or incorrect dates or facts – and speaks well in front of you and a judge and any other relevant parties.

If you are seeking a compatible Michigan divorce attorney, consult with the experienced divorce lawyers at Femminineo Attorneys, PLLC in Macomb, Michigan. Contact us today to schedule your no-cost consultation.


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.

We encourage you to see these differences for yourself and call today to speak with one of our partners or schedule a free consultation at our office.

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