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Spousal support: Deciding between modifiable and non-modifiable
The decision whether to make spousal support non-modifiable is one of the most critical decisions the parties and their attorneys will make regarding spousal support in finalizing a divorce case. more...

Posted over 3 years ago.


Establish Paternity in Michigan
This general guide is to assist you in the different ways you can establish paternity in Michigan. more...

Posted over 4 years ago.


What is Required to Modify Parenting Time?
When a court is considering modifying parenting time the terms must be in the best interests of the child. Under MCL 722.23, the Best Interest of the Child means the sum total of the following factors to be considered, evaluated, and determined by the court:(a) The love, affectio... more...

Posted over 5 years ago.


Divorce FAQs
Michigan Divorce FAQs How long does it take to get divorced in Michigan? If there are no children involved, a divorce may be granted in 60 days. When children are involved, a divorce cannot be granted until six months have passed. It should be stressed that these are minimum st... more...

Posted over 6 years ago.


What are the factors the court considers for Spousal Support?
Eleven factors are considered in determining whether spousal support should be awarded. They are not codified in statute but have been derived from caselaw. The court must make findings on each factor relevant to a particular spousal support claim. more...

Posted over 4 years ago.