Annulment means the marriage has been declared invalid; in essence it didn’t happen. This happens for two reasons. The marriage was void or voidable.
Void marriages are those that legally cannot h…
Deductible spousal support has long been a way to divide family income and save taxes during and following a divorce. The higher wage earner shifts the tax s/he pays on spousal support to the lower wage earner or non-working…
In recent weeks, I have been pleasantly surprised to have my clients settle a number of very difficult cases in mediation, that had appeared insolvable. What these cases had in common was very difficult issues pertaining to their children. These…
Monika Sacks, Karen Sendelbach and Lori Buiteweg were selected as Super Lawyers in 2017. Super Lawyers rates outstanding lawyers in more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
Lori Buiteweg presented “Child Support: Deviations and Add-Ons” at the 2017 AAML Annual Advanced Family Law Seminar in Birmingham.
Congratulations to Lori Buiteweg for being chosen on behalf of Michigan Lawyers Weekly as one of the 30 distinguished lawyers honored for reputable work and success in the legal community at the 2017Leaders in the Law award ceremony.
Like many things in life, a do-it-yourself approach often costs you more money—and considerably more time—than hiring an experienced professional in the first place. Divorcing couples may think they’ve resolved 90% of their issues, only to find out that the “holes” in their informal agreement put one of them at a distinct disadvantage. More