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FAQ and Parenting Time

Frequently Asked Questions about Parenting Time By: Robert J. Stelmock, Attorney, GAL & Mediator at Stelmock Law Firm, PC As a Divorce Lawyer and Family Law Attorney we are commonly asked questions about parenting time.  The parenting time questions are from parents whom are not married, parents contemplating divorce, parties involved in divorce or post-divorce [..]

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How to obtain a Domestic Relationship PPO

By: Robert J. Stelmock, Attorney, GAL & Family Law Mediator at Stelmock Law Firm, PC What is the standard for issuing a domestic relationship Personal Protection Order, hereinafter, PPO? MCL 600.2950(4) articulates the standard for issuing a domestic relationship PPO as follows:  “The court shall issue a personal protection order under this section if the [..]

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Frequently Asked Questions about Custody

By: Robert J. Stelmock, Attorney, GAL & Family Law Mediator at Stelmock Law Firm, PC As Divorce Lawyers and Family Law Attorneys we are commonly asked questions about custody of minor children.  The questions are from parents whom are not married, contemplating divorce, involved in divorce or post-divorce issues.   Some of the most frequently asked [..]

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Family Law Parenting Coordinator

By: Robert J. Stelmock, Divorce Attorney & Family Law Parenting Coordinator at Stelmock Law Firm, PC A Family Law Parenting Coordinator is part of Alternative Dispute Resolution, hereinafter ADR.  ADR offers alternative processes to litigating so that you, rather than a judge or referee, can make decisions for your family. ADR works for divorcing couples, [..]

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Family Law and Arbitration

By: Robert J. Stelmock, Divorce Attorney & Family Law Arbitrator at Stelmock Law Firm, PC Arbitration is a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution, hereinafter ADR.  ADR offers alternative processes to litigating so that you, rather than a judge or referee, can make decisions for your family. ADR works for divorcing couples, never-married parents or members [..]

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Michigan family law mediation

By: Robert J. Stelmock, Divorce Attorney & Family Law Mediator at Stelmock Law Firm, PC Alternative Dispute Resolution, hereinafter ADR, offers alternative processes to litigating so that you, rather than a judge or referee, can make decisions for your family. ADR works for divorcing couples, never-married parents or members of the GLBT community. Please review [..]

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Michigan Pre-Divorce Homework

Michigan Pre-Divorce Homework By: Robert J. Stelmock, Divorce Attorney & Mediator at Stelmock Law Firm, PC If you are contemplating filing for divorce in Michigan, now is the time to get all of your ducks in a row to begin the filing process.  The following Michigan Pre-Divorce Homework list is intended to help you get your divorce started. Gathering Information. [..]

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Divorce and 401 (k)

By: Robert J. Stelmock, Divorce Attorney & Mediator at Stelmock Law Firm, PC General divorce presumptions regarding property are as follows: All property and debts are marital; Marital property is defined as property acquired from date of marriage to either date of filing the Complaint for Divorce or entry of the Judgment of Divorce; That [..]

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Michigan Child Custody

By: Robert J. Stelmock, Child Custody Attorney & Mediator at Stelmock Law Firm, PC As a family law attorney, we are commonly asked how the Court  determines who is awarded custody of the children?  The answer to that question seems to be easy as the law is clear as to how to determine who should be awarded custody.  [..]

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Spousal Support Canton Divorce Lawyer

By: Robert J. Stelmock, Divorce Attorney & Mediator at Stelmock Law Firm, PC As a Divorce Lawyer and Family Law Mediator I am commonly asked questions about spousal support.   The most common questions are: how much spousal support do I have to pay? for how long do I have to pay spousal support? how much [..]

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