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    2 weeksago
    What’s mine is yours, what’s yours is mine? This saying takes on new meaning when it comes to Michigan divorce. Some couples may be eager to part, but they are not eager to adopt half of their union’s debt and go back into the world...
    4 weeksago
    When your life is in flux, when you’re watching your marriage break up, when you’re moving to a new place or not seeing your kids as often as you’d like, sometimes the thing you want to do most is just escape. Movies have long been...

    Category: Custody

    September 2, 2022
    4 weeksago

    When your life is in flux, when you’re watching your marriage break up, when you’re moving to a new place or not seeing your kids as often as you’d like, sometimes the thing you want to do most is just escape. Movies have long been the way that people leave their own problems behind and sink into the fictional realities of others, but sometimes movies about divorce can help you cope or consider a new way to live your new life.

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    June 1, 2021
    1 yearago

    Social media has its perks. It’s a great way to communicate with those near and far and to spread a message widely with one small post. Unfortunately, using social media during a Michigan divorce can backfire too, turning an otherwise friendly platform into a firestorm of unwanted comments and disdain.

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    May 4, 2021
    1 yearago

    Actors Rachael Leigh Cook, of “She’s All That” movie fame, and Daniel Gillies, who starred on “The Vampire Diaries,” were married for nearly 15 years when they filed for divorce last year. But this isn’t the piece of information that’s making news – it’s the agreement they came to, with the help of a private mediator, where their children are concerned.

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    January 4, 2021
    2 yearsago

    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.

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    July 21, 2020
    2 yearsago

    No matter how long you’ve been divorced, back-to-school time gets a little complicated. Now COVID-19 has made the transition from summertime to school days even more stressful. Parents are looking at an abnormal school year ahead. These combined complications make it a challenge for divorced Michigan parents to honor their parenting plan and keep kids’ best interests at the forefront. Here are tips to make it work.

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    March 2, 2020
    3 yearsago

    pet custody michigan divorce femminineo attorneysChildren and money – those are always the major elements of contention when it comes to working out a divorce settlement. But what about the family pet? Who gets custody of your pet when your marriage ends? What’s fair? And who decides? (more…)

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    November 6, 2019
    3 yearsago

    grandparent custody michigan family law attorneyTelevision dramas like HBO’s Big Little Lies make it seem like a grandparent could easily petition for custody of his or her grandchildren. Real life doesn’t always get quite so grandiose, however. In Michigan, grandparents are only awarded custody of a grandchild if it is determined by the court that the parents are unfit to care for the child. There are shades of gray, however. (more…)

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    July 2, 2019
    3 yearsago

    change michigan divorce settlement post-judgment action femminineo attorneysYou spend months going over the terms of your divorce with your Michigan divorce lawyer, your ex, and his or her attorney to settle on the fairest split. Then, your divorce is settled and life moves on. But what if circumstances change? What if you aren’t happy with the way things shook out? What if your ex isn’t holding up their end of the bargain? It’s not too late to ask for a reset, within reason. A post-judgment action is your best course of action. (more…)

    April 1, 2019
    3 yearsago

    michigan child custody parenting timeThe simplest way to describe the difference between child custody and parenting time is this: Child custody is who gets to make decisions about the kid; parenting time is who gets to see the kid and for how long. When you get a divorce in Michigan, the legal system typically allows parents to come up with the best situation possible for their children. Every divorce is different, and so is every parent, but the consistent variable is that everything – in the court’s eyes – must be done in the best interest of the child. (more…)

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