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Matthew Scott Delange

also known as Matt DeLange

About me

Matthew S. DeLange is currently a partner with the MI Family Law Center (mifamlaw.com) and has been practicing almost exclusively in the area of family law since becoming licensed.  He was a Senior Associate attorney with an American Divorce Attorneys for Men (ADAM) affiliate from 2008 until 2015 where he was one of the primary litigators for the firm.  Mr. DeLange's practice is primarily concentrated in the areas of Divorce, Custody, Child Support, Personal Protection Order Defense, and Interstate family law matters.  In addition to his trial court experience, Mr. DeLange has also successfully obtained reversals from the Michigan Court of Appeals on cases dealing with enforcement of an out-of-state divorce judgment and Personal Protection Orders.  As a member of the Family law sections of the State Bar of Michigan, Grand Rapids Bar Association, and Ottawa County Bar Association, he has given presentations on Interstate related issues at Family Law Section conferences and regularly contributes to the section's Internet discussion group. 

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Divorce: 35%
  2. Child Custody: 35%
  3. Family: 25%
  4. Child Support: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Stephanie Lynn Newton

    Matt is a great attorney, and has answers to questions that many attorneys do not. If I am ever in a bind, or need a second opinion on something, I never hesitate to contact him for advice. Matt's take on things is always helpful in my practice.

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    Stephanie Newton Child custody Attorney
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  • Callista A. Gloss

    Mr. DeLange is a top-notch attorney. He stays current on new developments in Michigan family law, and I consider him to be an expert in many areas of this type of law. I have personally referred clients to him because I know he does an excellent job for his clients.

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Contact info

MI Family Law Center

866 3 Mile Rd, NW
Suite 1
Grand Rapids, MI, 49544

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MIActive And In Good Standing200808/04/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Area Family Law PracticesGrand Rapids Business Journal2016
Top 10 Attorneys Under 40National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys2016
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerMI Family Law Center2015 - Present
Senior Associate AttorneyShaw Law Group, PLC2008 - 2015
Contract AttorneyTekelec2007 - 2008
Intern Prosecuting AttorneyMuskegon County Prosecutor's Office2006 - 2006
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Ottawa County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Northlake Village Housing CooperativePresident2008 - Present
Grand Rapids Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
State Bar of MichiganMember2007 - Present
Grand Rapids Student Bar AssociationPresident2005 - 2007
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Lipscombe v LipscombePersonal Protection Order Overturned On Appeal
Kloosterman v GormanOverturned on Appeal
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
MI Family Law Center BlogTop 10 Divorce Myths2016
Grand Rapids Business JournalState legislation extends reach for child support cases2016
Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan)UCCJEA Model Forms2016
eightWestWhat you need to know before separating2016
Michigan Family Law JournalRecent Cases - Lipscombe v Lipscombe2010
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
Grand Valley State UniversityInformation SystemsBS - Bachelor of Science2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Grand Rapids Bar Association, Family Law SectionInterstate Custody2016
2015 Domestic Relations Law SummitUCCJEA & Interstate Divorce2015