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Kristin has answered 39 questions

  • Are there grandparents rights in MI

    Asked by a user in Clare, MI - 6 months ago.

    Yes, but under limited circumstances. A grandparent may seek grandparenting time in many situations including actions for divorce, circumstances where the grandparent’s child is deceased, unmarried...

    5 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • I was charge with embezzlement of 7000

    Asked by a user in Warren, MI - over 1 year ago.

    Since it is your first offense, there are many more options for you. Macomb County will occasionally reduce felonies for first time offenders to misdemeanors (with restitution) if you enter into a...

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  • How can I get my daughters father to sign her birth certificate & set some custody/visitation mandatory time IN MICHIGAN?

    Asked by a user in Roseville, MI - almost 2 years ago.

    You seem like you need help, financially and with child rearing. Is the prosecuting attorney participating in this case? You said paternity has been established, but you didn't say how. Do you...

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  • Do I need permission from a judge to move my kids out of state?

    Asked by a user in Omer, MI - 8 months ago.

    Yes. The law in Michigan requires that a parent having custody of a child get the court's permission to move out of state. This is so even for parents with sole legal custody. It is typically a...

    4 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • What do I need to do to obtain guardianship for my grandson. His parents are both going to prison

    Asked by a user in Warren, MI - 9 months ago.

    I am sorry to hear about this difficult situation. There are many things that an attorney would want to know in order to help direct you to the proper course of action. Is your grandson with you...

    4 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Can I get temp custody in this kind of situation?

    Asked by a user in Bay City, MI - 8 months ago.

    When one party is in jail and a motion is scheduled, some courts will grant temporary custody to the appearing parent and reschedule the motion for a future date (either when the other parent is...

    3 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Can sexting have any effect on child custody in a pending divorce?

    Asked by a user in Macomb, MI - about 2 months ago.

    Behavior that is relevant to a child custody action is that which affects the child. If the child is witness to these messages or inappropriate pictures, then it could be relevant. One factor that...

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  • In Michigan does a 13 yr old have the right to choose to stay with one parent or the other?

    Asked by a user in Ann Arbor, MI - 6 months ago.

    No. It is the parents' responsibility to enforce parenting time. If there is a legitimate reason that a kid wants to stay with one parent over another and there is a change of parenting time/...

    3 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Filing focally motion to change custody

    Asked by a user in Riverview, MI - over 1 year ago.

    You need to demonstrate 1) there is proper cause or a change in circumstances to warrant a change in custody, and 2) it is in the best interests of the child to change custody. Changing custody is...

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  • A woman came to my door saying that I'm the father of her 8 yr old

    Asked by a user in Pontiac, MI - almost 2 years ago.

    This is a hot topic in law right now because the law just changed. What you are describing is now handled under the statute called the Revocation of Paternity Act. Since the child is eight years...

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