Sibling Visitation – Does which Exist?

We have all heard the term “visitation” before, especially if you have been involved in a child custody dispute or divorce.  The term most often used by family law lawyers in addition to professionals can be “parenting time”; referring to the legal right [in addition to obligation] of a parent to spend time with one’s…

Shariah Law in addition to Divorce

In an unpublished decision released within the middle of last month, the Michigan Court of Appeals found fault with the Wayne County Family Court in a divorce case in which touched on the application of Shariah law. Specifically, the Hammoud case involved the imposition of spousal support in a realaitively short-term marriage. The Court of…

Biological Father Cannot Parent His Law School Love Child

They were students at Cooley Law School from the late 1990s.  She was married; he was through Buffalo, completely new York.  Their long-term adulterous affair eventually led to the birth of a child in 2002.  Although Mother’s husband was on the birth certificates of both her children born during her marriage, she informed her law school lover…