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About me

I am passionate about work and achieving my client's goals.  I am also passionate about my family, and aviation.  I am a licensed private pilot and dream of flying in the "bush" of Northern Ontario - Husdon Bay and Alaska.


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Practice areas


  1. Family: 34%
    19 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Child Custody: 33%
  3. Divorce: 33%



Hourly ($250-300/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Findling Law

414 W. 5th
Royal Oak, MI, 48070



MIActive And In Good Standing199708/04/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
SuperLawyersThomson Reuters2014
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Top Laywerdbusiness2013
Nuts and Bolts Seminar presenterWayne County Family Bar Association2005
Key Certificate for superior ability in the study of lawWayne State University School of Law1994
National Political Science Honors SocietyPi Sigma Alpha1993
Magna Cum LaudeWayne State University1993
National Political Science Honor SocietyPi Sigma Alpha1992
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Member / PartnerFindling Law1997 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Oakland County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Wayne County Family Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
State Bar of MichiganAviation Section1997 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Family Law SectionMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Gill vs. GillMichigan Court of Appeals upheld Findling Law
CONFINDENTIAL CLIENT v CONFIDENTIAL CLIENTsupport award of over $5,000.00 per month
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Divorce BlogDouble dipping - paying twice - is it legal2014
The Divorce BlogMotion practice – Michigan divorce law and family law2014
The Divorce blogEx Parte Orders and Michigan Divorce law2014
The Divorce BlogMichigan is both a no-fault divorce and a fault divorce state2013
How to make your Divorce a living nightmareThe Divorce blog2013
The Divorce blogLivingston County Divorce Court2013
The Divorce blogThe formal Michigan divorce process – Divorce Steps2013
The Divorce blogDividing pension benefits in a Michigan divorce2013
The divorce blogChristmas parenting time (visitation) after divorce?2013
The divorce blogMichigan divorce experts – When do you need expert testimony?2013
The divorce blogMichigan Divorce Appeal – Navigating the Michigan Court of Appeals2013
The divorce blogParenting Time & Visitation law [video]2013
The divorce blogOakland County Circuit Court – Family Division2013
The divorce blogDoes it matter who files for divorce first?2013
The divorce blogWhat about the engagement ring2013
The divorce blogReligious divorce and Michigan divorce law2013
The divorce blogMarriage and Divorce conflict of laws – Full Faith and Credit & Comity2013
The divorce blogMacomb County Circuit Court – Family division (Divorce Court)2013
The divorce blogObamacare The Affordable Care Act and Michigan divorce2013
The divorce blogParenting time and visitation guidelines and directives2013
The divorce blogHow to divide Retirement accounts in a divorce2013
The divorce blogTop 10 divorce questions to ask your lawyer2013
The divorce blogChild custody evaluation video – Are you ready to take the test?2013
The divorce blogAvoiding child support – the Felony2013
The divorce blogDivorce Settlement video – How to settle a Michigan Divorce case2013
The divorce blogDiscovery and Michigan divorce video2013
The divorce blogMichigan divorce law update. Avoiding a 10% early retirement penalty.2013
The divorce blogMichigan divorce planning video – What to do before you file2013
The divorce blogMichigan Divorce and Innocent Spouse Relief2013
The divorce blogMichigan Divorce – Are you cheating? The emotional affair2013
The divorce blogMichigan Legal Separation video (separate maintenance, post nuptial and divorce)2013
The divorce blogMoving with children video (Changing domicile and Michigan divorce)2013
The divorce blogMichigan Divorce Formal Process video – divorce steps2013
The divorce blogMichigan property division video2013
The divorce blogMichigan Alimony and Spousal Support Video2013
The divorce blogChanging domicile or residence in Michigan2013
The Divorce Education SeriesMichigan Child Custody, Child Support and Parenting Time (Visitation) video2013
The divorce blogMichigan divorce update: Pension and retirement, Who is your beneficiary?2013
The divorce blogMichigan divorce law update: The dangers of commingling property (assets).2013
The Divorce BlogMichigan divorce law update: The Divorce Veteran benefits myth.2013
The divorce blogThe Emotional Divorce2013
The divorce blogMichigan divorce law update: Alimony and tax considerations.2013
The Divorce BlogDividing pension benefits – Not all language is created equal2012
The Divorce BlogThe fault of a party is a proper consideration in property division. Court of Appeals agrees with Findling Law2012
The Divorce blogChild Support Collection and the Impossibility defense2012
The Divorce BlogBirth support, preglimony and the costs of giving birth2012
The Divorce BlogWho gets the ring? NEWS FLASHES: Jilted bride sues ex-fiance for $100K – Kim Kardashian to divorce after 72 days.2012
The Divorce BlogTaxes and Innocent Spouse Relief – Lindsay Lohan, Pamela Anderson, Nicolas Cage, Wesley Snipes and You.2012
The Detroit Free Press - Readers commentsCriminal Considerations in Divorce2011
BlogCriminal Considerations in Divorce2010
BlogThe Dangers of Commingling Assets2010
BlogChanging pension or life insurance beneficiaries after divorce. A Judgment of Divorce may not be enough!2010
BlogspotAlimony and tax deductions2010
Wayne County Family Bar AssociationSecuring Future Payment of Support2005
Wayne County Family Bar AssociationStatute of Limitations and Child Support2005
Wayne County Family Bar AssociationBeyond the W2 How much does he/she really make?2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wayne State University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Wayne State UniversityPublic AffairsBPA, Magna Cum Laude1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
97.1 The TicketMichigan Divorce2014
The Mitch Album ShowDivorce Trends2011
Mitch Album showRadio interview2011
1270 a.m. and Live 97.1The Findling Law Hour2011
97.1 FM TALK RADIODivorce / Family Law and legal issues2009
WDFN Clear Channel CommunicationsFamily law and General legal Issues2008
WXYT RadioLegal Advice Radio Show2007
Nuts and Bolts SeminorChild Support2005