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Actors Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet recently shared the news of their divorce after 16 years together and two children. While splits among celebrities are hardly rare, their statements about their uncoupling seem to indicate that maintaining a healthy marriage amid a global pandemic was...
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January has long been known as divorce month. Any Michigan divorce attorney will tell you that there is typically an increase in couples choosing to make their split official after the holidays. One element of this reality that is changing, however, is that there are...

Category: Parenting Time

December 1, 2021
2 monthsago

Whether you are newly divorced or in the thick of divorce proceedings, the approaching holidays can put you in a funk or have you behaving in ways that just aren’t you. Everything has changed, and now all the traditions you had with your ex and family have been twisted and altered too. This time will be a little weird – that’s inevitable, but it doesn’t have to be a bust. Follow these dos and don’ts to make it through the season without feeling emotionally or mentally drained, stressed, or overwhelmed.

November 15, 2021
2 monthsago

Divorce is stressful for everyone in a family. The emotional turmoil a child can experience is especially distressing. To prevent unnecessary suffering, some parents stay together for the sake of their kids; others simply have no choice but to split up. Either way, children feel the stress and tension – there is no sparing them from it. But there are things parents can do to support their children through this major life change.

November 1, 2021
3 monthsago

As holidays go, Thanksgiving is a big one. It is a one-day feast of togetherness and thankfulness that kicks off the holiday season, and it’s natural for you to want your kids to be with you on this special day. Unfortunately, when you’re divorced and doing parenting time properly, which parent gets the kids on the fourth Thursday in November will vary from year to year.

March 15, 2021
11 monthsago

The act of removing your feelings from the Michigan divorce process is a difficult thing to do. However, if you can take all emotion out of your divorce, the process will go much more smoothly and all matters will be easier to navigate. Try to think of the journey you’re about to embark on as a business decision and not a personal one – it’s a tough rule to follow, but it can be done, and it can make your split that much easier to manage.

January 4, 2021
1 yearago

High-conflict divorces are a reality. While you may have the best of intentions for your split, it can become contentious and ugly if one or both parties are angry, frustrated, or stubborn. When children are involved, disagreements between parents become even more problematic. A parenting coordinator can help your Michigan divorce resolve more quickly and smoothly.

December 1, 2020
1 yearago

When a divorced couple shares children, their Michigan divorce decree will outline how holiday parenting time shakes out every year. There are creative ways to make the Christmas season joyful and happy for your kids and get you as much time as possible with them. As you develop your parenting time schedule, consider the following creative planning options and consider whether they can work for your new family unit.

November 16, 2020
1 yearago

Being divorced during Thanksgiving this year will be even more difficult than usual. COVID-19 has complicated every family gathering, especially if you’re not the one who has your kids for this holiday and you’re worried about their exposure to the coronavirus when they’re with your ex. Here are some ways to consider making this holiday happen, whether you and your kids are in different places or not.

October 14, 2020
1 yearago

Halloween is just one day of the year. When you have kids, the question should be, “How are we celebrating?” but, for divorced parents, the question is, “Who gets the kids?” Which parent gets to spend time with their child on Halloween in a joint custody situation? There are only so many hours to spare on October 31. Your Michigan divorce lawyer can help.

June 2, 2020
2 yearsago

If you have children and are in the middle of a divorce or planning to file for Michigan divorce, your journey will include a lengthy discussion about child custody and parenting time. Summertime is a hot-button topic when it comes to getting time with the kids and there are many elements to consider as your divorce settlement is finalized.

February 17, 2020
2 yearsago

michigan divorce all you thought it would be femminineo attorneysWhen a couple has reached the point where they’re ready for a divorce, they’ve imagined what life will be like without the other person around. That walking on eggshells feeling will be gone, the constant tension will disappear, you’ll have your own turf back and no one can tell you what you can or can’t do. Many people, however, encounter unexpected feelings during their Michigan divorce, like loneliness, frustration, overwhelming responsibility, and fear. It’s important to think about the present and the future as you consider a divorce. (more…)

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Everyone’s financial situation is different and we work with our clients to formulate a fee arrangement that works within your means.


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.


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