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01. Family Law

Spousal Support - aka - Alimony

Unlike with child support, there is no spousal support formula that determines whether or not an award of spousal will be awarded. Spousal support is decided on a case-by-case basis. 

There are several different reasons why a party may be entitled to spousal support. Sometimes spousal support is awarded to make sure that both parties are taken care of after a divorce. Sometimes it is awarded if one party will be financially worse off after a divorce and the other party's income would allow for them to contribute to make up the difference. 

When determining if an award of spousal support would be proper, a judge sitting in a family court will consider several factors.

  1. The length of the marriage

  2. Each party's behavior during the marriage

  3. The age of the parties

  4. Each party's ability to earn income

  5. Whether a party has the means to pay spousal support

  6. The health of each party

  7. The needs of each party

  8. Whether either party has people to support

  9. What each party has contributed to the marital estate

  10. Fairness

This is not meant to be an all inclusive list as each case is unique, but the items listed above are important considerations to keep in mind. 

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Uncontested Divorce

Not every divorce has to be a battle. The more issues you and your soon-to-be ex can figure out together, the easy the process will be. We offer affordable flat fee representation for uncontested divorces. Click the link to learn more.

Contested Divorce

Let our well respected divorce lawyers help you get the results you deserve. Marriage isn't always fair, but your divorce should be. Click the link below to find out more about what to expect during a divorce proceeding. 

Custody Modifications

Changing custody of a child is no easy task. You need an experienced family law attorney on your side to help you achieve your goals for you and your children. Click the link below to learn more. 

Parenting Time

Parenting time arraignments sometimes require modification. If both parents cannot agree on a modification the process for modifying parenting time can be tedious. Let our experience parenting time attorneys help you through the process. 

Post-Judgment Issues

Often times in family law cases there ends up being post-judgment problems that arise. When Parties fail to comply with a judgment, often times people end up right back in court trying to clarify a judgment, or, to seek enforcement of a judgement. We specialize in post-judgment relief and can help you enforce a judgment when your ex refuses to comply. 

Child Support

The Michigan Child Support Formula provides for a relatively straight forward, yet often times complicated, method to calculate how much money a parent should pay to the other parent for the support of the minor children. There is a lot of misinformation in this area of family law. Our child support attorneys are here to help you get the information you need to either pay or receive an accurate amount of child support. 

Spousal Support

Spousal support is one of the most complicated issues in a divorce. The court looks to many different factors to determine if an award of spousal support is appropriate, and if so, to calculate an appropriate amount. Our divorce attorneys can help you to achieve the best result possible. Click the link below to learn more about spousal support. 

Changing Schools

One issue that comes up often when a child's parents separate is the issue of where the children will attend school. Deciding where to send your children to attend school is rarely as easy as looking to which district has the better schools. Click the link below to learn more.

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