Category: Family Law

Michigan Change of Domicile | Canton, MI Custody Lawyer

Michigan Change of Domicile Michigan Change of Domicile matters are one of the more challenging cases for families and family law attorneys. A Michigan Change of Domicile matter arises where two parents are parties to a custody arrangement and one parent is requesting to relocate. The Child Custody Act, MCL 722.21 et seq., governs all disputes [..]

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DIVORCE AND INTRODUCING A NEW PARTNER

Divorce and introducing a new partner, when is an appropriate time to introduce the children?  It is common in many divorcing family situations for one or both parents to become involved with a new partner. This can obviously be a very confusing and dismaying experience for children. Many children will feel a sense of competition [..]

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Michigan Single Parenting – New Sources of Stress

While many newly divorced parents are relieved to be out of an unhappy (and sometimes abusive) marriage, single parenting brings with it new sources of stress, often leading to disastrous consequences for the children.  Typical problems associated with single parenting include but are not limited to the following: loss in income and attendant need to work [..]

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Divorce/Breakup and Preschoolers

What are the effects of Divorce/Breakup and Preschoolers?  As you read, remember that each child is unique and not all children experience the difficulties discussed here.  In the paragraphs that follow, the most common problems experienced by children of divorcing parents will be discussed with a focus on Divorce/Breakup and Preschoolers. Most parents that separate, [..]

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Michigan Parenting Time and the Children

The following material is intended to answer some of your questions about general Michigan parenting time. It is not intended to answer specific questions about your particular case, since each case is different.  To have your particular questions answered about Michigan parenting time please call, 734.927.9782, the Michigan Parenting Time attorneys at Stelmock Law Firm, [..]

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Wayne County Circuit Court Case Look Up

  Wayne County Circuit Court Case Look Up?   Have you ever wondered how to look up a case in Wayne County Circuit Court via the internet? Follow these simple steps to look up any case or information about a case online.   If you type or copy and paste https://cmspublic.3rdcc.org, you will be directed to the [..]

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Michigan Attorney Fees and Divorce

Michigan Attorney fees, how much will my family law matter cost?  This is not an easy question to answer as your Michigan attorney fees will depend upon how much time must be spent on your case. At the outset of your family law matter, it is impossible to estimate how much time we will spend [..]

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Michigan Marital Property

The parties usually arrive at a settlement of all their Michigan marital property rights after negotiation or after mediation. If settlement is not reached, the matter will be decided by the court after a trial or via arbitration. Again, you must be absolutely sure that you understand and accept the Michigan marital property settlement as [..]

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Michigan Parenting Time

Michigan Parenting Time, what factors are considered when determining parenting time?  Since no two parents or children are alike there are many variables for the Court to consider.  The good news is that Michigan Parenting Time statues and Michigan Parenting Time case law provide some guidance as to how the court will determine your Michigan parenting [..]

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Michigan Child Custody

Michigan Child Custody is usually the most emotional and traumatic part of divorce cases. There is Michigan legal custody, i.e., the decision-making part of raising the child; and physical custody, i.e., who physically raises the child. There is also sole custody or joint custody under each of these headings. The basis for determining Michigan child [..]

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