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Carlo J. Martina

Carlo J. Martina

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About Me

Carlo handles all types of family law matters including typical as well as complex and high-conflict divorces, legal separation and custody disputes.  He represents clients in disputes over, custody, child support, spousal support, parenting time, paternity, high-end asset division, including business and stock option valuation,  pension division, and post judgment issues, including those for modification and/or enforcement of the Court’s Orders, contempt proceedings, enforcement or challenging Pre-Nuptial Agreements and change of domicile.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1979

  1. Family: 100%
    36 years

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Laurel Stuart-Fink

    I endorse this lawyer. Carlo is a knowledgeable, experienced, compassionate attorney and family law mediator.


    Laurel Stuart-Fink Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • No photo

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Ann Tobin-Levigne Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

1158 S Main St
Plymouth, MI, 48170



MIActive And In Good Standing197908/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Peer Rated by Martindale HubbellMartindale-Hubbell2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
Purple Rose Award/Lifetime AchievementACCESS Coalition Against Domestic Violence2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior AttorneyCarlo J. Martina PC1979 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Family Law Council Executive BoardChair2008 - 2009
Family Law Council Executive BoardChair Elect2007 - 2008
Family Law Council Executive BoardTreasurer2006 - 2007
Family Law Council Executive BoardCorresponding Secretary2005 - 2006
Wayne County Family Law Bar AssociationPresident2004 - 2005
Michigan State Bar Family Law CouncilChairman/Executive Board Member2003 - 2009
WCFLBA Strategic Planning CommitteeChair2003 - 2004
Family Law Council Executive BoardRecording Secretary2003 - 2005
Oakland County Family Law Task ForceAppointed Member2002 - 2003


Publication NameTitleDate
Institute for Continuing Legal EducationMichigan Family Law, Chapter One2011
Michigan Family Law JournalRe-Thinking the Current Adjudication Guidelines2009
Michigan Family Law JournalParental Alienation is a Lot Like Obscenity: It’s Hard To Define, But You Know It When You See It2009
Michigan Family Law Journal3. Compromise and Moderation in a Time of Financial Insecurity2009
Michigan Family Law JournalHolidays Through the Eyes of a Child2009
Michigan Family Law Journal5. Overview of Child Support Formula Manual Revisions, effective Oct. 1, 20082008
Michigan Family Law Journal6. Use Of Ex Parte Orders In Family Law Proceedings2008
Referee’s QuarterlyObservations Of A Family Law Practitioner2005


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wayne State University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
University of MichiganN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1976

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Pro Bono Domestic Violence Attorney TrainingPre Trial and Trial Practice2010
Family Division, Referee’s SeminarObservations Of A Family Law Practitioner2006
Detroit Metropolitan Council of ChurchesDomestic Violence1999
Continuing Legal Education SeminarCustody & Parenting TIme, Evidence, Support, PPO's, and numerous othersN/A