NAVIGATE MICHIGAN'S FAMILY LAW ISSUES
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Estate Planning for Second Marriages
Second marriages can present unique challenges when it comes to estate planning, particularly if you or your new spouse have children from previous marriages. Let’s take a look at some of the factors, tools, and strategies to consider when planning for a second marriage. Review and Update Beneficiary Designations Did you know that the people …
A Will is a Key Component of Any Estate Plan, But It’s Not Enough
When most people think of estate planning, usually writing out their will comes to mind. While a will can help you accomplish a number of important planning goals, it’s certainly not a complete plan to protect your future. Many people know that a will allows you to control how your assets are distributed after you …
How Can Child Support be Spent in Michigan?
One common question about child support is how child support payments must be spent in Michigan. Common questions include: What if he spends it all on himself? What if she uses it to fund her own vacations? Why isn’t he saving it for the kids’ college if he doesn’t need it to meet all of …
Planning on Filing for Divorce After the Holidays?
Are you planning on filing for divorce after the holidays?
Covid Vaccines: What to do when parents disagree
As Covid vaccines are approved for younger people, it’s important to know what you can do if you and your co-parent do not agree on vaccinating your children. When parents share joint legal custody, they must agree on major decisions and that includes whether to vaccinate their child. If parents who share joint legal custody …
How long does divorce take in Michigan?
How long will a divorce take in Michigan? Click to learn more.
Parenting Time and Travel-Ensuring your trip goes smoothly
I want to take the kids to an internationally acclaimed amusement park in Ohio but my ex says that if I cross state lines with the kids, that’s parental kidnapping and he’ll call the police on me. Can I take the kids to Ohio? It’s important for many parents to share their love of travel …