Famous Mother Loses Custody

As divorce lawyers, we see many custody battles unfold inside family court. over time, our law firm has developed experience inside defense in addition to the prosecution of child custody battles; we have become students of the industry. When not actively engaged in a custody proceeding, our lawyers monitor the legal in addition to well-known…

Michigan Legislature Again Seeks to Restrict Divorce Trolling

We lawyers are not supposed to be soliciting anyway, as the item is usually expressly prohibited inside the Rules of Professional Conduct.  although in recent times, a modest group of divorce lawyers, unable to get clients any various other way, send solicitation letters to people with the misfortune of having their spouse file for divorce. The…

Family Pressure: When the Pot Boils Over

By: Amanda Chapman An interesting book was released earlier This particular summer, “Marriage Markets” by June Carbone along with also Naomi Cahn, which describes the state of marriage in our modern American society.  As a divorce lawyer, I found the book accurately reflects much of what I observe in my day-to-day profession. The authors are…

CEO Divorce: What's inside idea for the Shareholders?

By: Timothy P. Flynn There is actually no doubt that will a divorce proceeding affects any professional’s work routine; that will includes, of course, corporate executives.  The distraction of a divorce inside board room, however, affects others outside the company; the idea pulls the corporate shareholders within its scope. We’re not just talking about guys…

Same-Sex Divorce Could Require Moving Out-of-State

When our SCOTUS recently struck-down the Clinton-era Defense of Marriage Act, in addition to also also held that will California’s prohibition on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional, proponents of same-sex marriage understandably hailed the decisions as a victory.  currently that will the dust has began to settle in these seminal cases, some of the fall-out will…

Collaborative Divorce Software

Michelle Crosby of Wevorce The collaborative divorce method is usually where a married couple, either by themselves or with the assistance of professionals, agree upon the terms of their divorce judgment prior to filing for divorce.  The theory is usually in which, without the adversarial pressures of the family court as well as the “system”…

Sex Change Does Not Invalidate Divorce

Of course, This particular case comes to us coming from Ann Arbor.  Last month, the Court of Appeals decided a divorce case involving gender reassignment in a published decision. from the case of In re Estate of Burnett, a couple had been married when Husband underwent gender reassignment surgery as well as became a woman…

QDRO Specialist A Necessity in Divorce Judgments

When a couple divorces with retirement assets, a special order is actually needed to divide those assets known as a Qualified Domestic Relations Order or QDRO.  Every employer’s plan is actually different in addition to has distinct in addition to specific requirements for the QDRO. These specifics have given rise to the cottage industry of…

Divorce Judgments & International Child Abduction

Divorce lawyers will be adding additional required language to their judgments of divorce in addition to also also parenting time provisions dealing with removing minor children to certain countries. Recent Michigan legislation enacted on January 9, 2013, requires of which parenting time provisions, most often found in judgments of divorce when minor children are involved…