Divorce & Family Law

Divorce & Family Law Attorney Located in Canton, Michigan

ALIMONY/SPOUSAL SUPPORT

Spousal support is awarded by a Court or the parties may agree that it should be paid […]

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CHILD CUSTODY

Child custody is the most emotional and difficult part of many divorce cases […]

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CHILD SUPPORT

Child support is money paid by a non-custodial parent to the custodial parent for the support of a minor child […]

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CHILD SUPPORT (FAILURE TO PAY)

It is a crime in the State of Michigan to not pay your child support […]

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CHANGE OF DOMICILE

Most divorce judgments, many support orders and orders of filliation have a paragraph in them that tells parents they must seek the court’s permission before they can move out of state with the minor child or children […]

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DIVORCE OVERVIEW

Although every case is different, there are some common questions that people have as they face divorce and custody proceedings […]

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DIVORCE PROCEDURE

All divorce have some common elements. This may include filing of the following documents […]

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FRIEND OF THE COURT (FOC)

The Friend of the Court office was created in 1919 by Michigan law, and there is at least one office serving each Circuit Court […]

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PATERNITY

Whether a man can exercise parental rights over his child may depend on the father’s marital status at the time the child was either born or conceived – this finding will also impact how he may go about establishing paternity […]

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PERSONAL PROTECTION ORDER (PPO)

A Personal Protection Order, or PPO, is an order issued by the Circuit Court […]

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PARENTING TIME COORDINATOR

A Parenting Coordinator is a neutral person to whom parents can turn when in dispute on matters relating to the children […]

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PROPERTY

The parties usually arrive at a settlement of all their property rights after negotiation or after mediation […]

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SPOUSE (REMOVAL FROM HOME)

The risk presented to children by having to live in an abusive home or in a conflicted home is great […]

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UCCJEA

This Act, the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA), revisits the problem of the interstate child almost thirty years after the Conference promulgated the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act (UCCJA) […]

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