Wendy S. Alton’s Guides

Wendy S. Alton

Ann Arbor Family Law Attorney.

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  1. Is Annulment an Option

    Written by attorney Wendy Alton, almost 3 years ago.

    So Kim Kardashian files for divorce, and her husband Kris Humphries files instead for an annulment, listing fraud as the grounds for his request. Does he have a chance at succeeding? What exactly is an annulment?In Michigan, you can end your marriage by filing for one of three ...

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  2. Prenuptial Agreement is Protection for More than just a Business

    Written by attorney Wendy Alton, almost 3 years ago.

    Forbes published an article this week titled Protecting Your Business In a Divorce: Pre-Nuptial Agreement. It is an excellent article, and a reminder that prenuptial agreements are useful for protecting more than just a business.Prenuptial agreements are agreements made between ...

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  3. Divorce Judge Orders Exchange of Facebook Passwords

    Written by attorney Wendy Alton, almost 3 years ago.

    I have published blog articles in the past recommending that divorcing couples completely shut down their facebook page while they are going through a divorce. In the alternative, I have recommended that at least you set your privacy settings as high as possible so that any infor...

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  4. The Grammer’s Cross-Country Custody Battle

    Written by attorney Wendy Alton, over 3 years ago.

    As if we didnt hear enough about celebrity family issues this week. Kelsey Grammer has filed legal papers in court seeking sole physical custody of his two children: 9 year old daughter Mason, and 6 year old son Jade. The kids actually live in L.A. with their mother, Camille Gram...

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  5. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Teenage “Love Child:” Why is Paternity Public Now?

    Written by attorney Wendy Alton, over 3 years ago.

    There is no question that the hottest news (gossip) topic in the last few days has been centered around the love child fathered by Arnold Schwarzenegger with his housekeeper, allegedly Mildred Patty Patricia Baena, while he was married to Maria Shriver. The news has been shocking...

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  6. Take “All my Loving” (and my Money too)

    Written by attorney Wendy Alton, over 3 years ago.

    Paul McCartney is marrying for the third timethis time to Nancy Shevell. Apparently they have known each other for 20 years, and she has independent wealth of her own. Perhaps this is the reason they have announced they are not going to sign any prenuptial agreements. The medi...

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  7. The iPhone Divorce App: Will it Make Divorce Lawyers Extinct?

    Written by attorney Wendy Alton, over 3 years ago.

    There is no doubt that the iPhone offers significant advantages to cell phone users with the hundreds, if not thousands, of apps (applications) that you can download and use. You can use your iPhone to read on the (free) Kindle, rent movies, check local gas prices, plan your work...

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  8. Parenting Time: Are Courts Biased?

    Written by attorney Wendy Alton, over 3 years ago.

    Parenting time is the legal term used in divorce for the specific schedule that each parent has with their children. Two recent studies conducted by Arizona State University raise some questions about whether the family courts are biased in their awards of parenting time. I bl...

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  9. Detroit Divorce TV

    Written by attorney Wendy Alton, over 3 years ago.

    The Michigan Film Office has just approved film incentives for a pilot courtroom reality TV show: "Domestic Justice." The TV show is described as an "explosive new judicial reality show" where "real life drama meets common sense justice." The episodes will involve domestic...

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  10. Honoring Michigan Mothers

    Written by attorney Wendy Alton, over 3 years ago.

    Ill be a wife and mother first, then First Lady. ~Jackie Kennedy Mothers Day is this Sunday, and it is fitting to take a moment to honor some Michigan mothers who were not only role models for their own children, but pioneers in their field. Because I am a lawyer, I am obviously ...

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