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Marjory B. Cohen

Detroit Divorce / Separation Lawyer.

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  1. Marriage Annulment

    Answered about 3 years ago.

    1. Howard M Lewis
    2. Eric Zev Reimer
    3. Marjory B. Cohen
    3 lawyer answers

    Annulment is not the same as divorce. Annulment is based on grounds that there is or was some defect in the marriage so that it is not valid. Examples would include someone who is under-age, or already married and not divorced, or is a close relative like a cousin or sibling. Each state has different grounds and procedures for annulment. In Michigan, annulment is sometimes a more time consuming and difficult process than a divorce because we have No Fault Divorce, and litigants do not...

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  2. Separated wife continues to live in house uses the kids as an excuse,Cops say she is allowed to stay since they are not divorce?

    Answered about 3 years ago.

    1. Vincent Barney Garcia
    2. Marjory B. Cohen
    2 lawyer answers

    In Michigan, any home where a married couple resided jointly is considered to be a "marital home" and both are entitled to live there unless the Court orders that one party is entitled to exclusive occupancy of the home. In Michigan, you could file a motion for exclusive occupancy and explain all of the facts in favor of your position to the Judge. The judges are generally reluctant to grant these motions, especially where the party (in this case the Mom) is living in the home with the...

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