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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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Parenting Time: Frequency

By: Robert J. Stelmock, Attorney & Mediator at Stelmock Law Firm, PC Michigan parenting time statutes and case law recognize that when parents separate or divorce, their child(ren)’s best interests are served by continuation of the parent/child relationship. Michigan parenting time law establishes a presumption that it is in the best interests of a child(ren) [..]

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PARENTING TIME: QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

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

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Conservator: Michigan Probate

  By: Robert J. Stelmock,  Attorney & Mediator at Stelmock Law Firm, PC A conservator may be appointed by a probate judge after a petition is filed in the probate court. The petition may be filed by anyone interested in the wellbeing of the adult or minor.  When the conservatorship petition is filed, a hearing [..]

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Alimony: Michigan Divorce Laws

By: Robert J. Stelmock, Alimony Attorney & Mediator at Stelmock Law Firm, PC Alimony: Michigan Divorce Laws Alimony, also known as Spousal Support, is a sum of money usually paid by one spouse to another spouse for the support and maintenance.   Alimony is awarded either by a Court Order or the parties may agree that [..]

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Divorce: Initial Meeting with a Divorce Lawyer

By: Robert J. Stelmock, Divorce Attorney & Mediator at Stelmock Law Firm, PC So you made the decision that it is time for a divorce in Michigan and now you have a meeting scheduled with a Michigan divorce lawyer.  You do not know what to expect at the initial meeting and are now afraid of [..]

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Michigan Divorce Mediation: Less stress and lower costs.

Michigan Divorce Mediator & Family Law Mediator Located in Canton, Michigan Michigan Divorce Mediation and Family Law MediationMichigan Divorce Mediation is a process used to help people reach agreements. In this process, a neutral, trained Divorce Mediator and Family Law mediator works with people to discuss all of the issues related to their family conflict, to explore possible options [..]

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