Michigan Supreme Court Affirms Father's Child Support Obligation Even When Parental Rights Terminated

There has been some buzz among family law practitioners This particular week concerning the Michigan Supreme Court’s decision within the DHS vs Beck case. Earlier This particular year, we posted on the Michigan Court of Appeals decision which held a father, whose chronic drugging resulted within the complete neglect of his children as well as…

Child Support Still Owed When Parental Rights Involuntarily Terminated

There has been some buzz among family law practitioners This kind of week concerning the Michigan Court of Appeals’ decision inside DHS vs Beck case. The COA held of which a father, so neglectful in addition to also abusive of which his parental rights were terminated, nevertheless remained obligated to pay child support for his…

2009 Michigan Child Custody Update

This kind of post summarizes some of the more interesting 2009 family law decisions by the Michigan Court of Appeals dealing with child custody. In 2009, the Court of Appeals looked at the interplay between the juvenile code along with the child custody act in two important cases.  The first case discussed was published along…