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How Long Does a Divorce Take?

When you are ready to file for divorce, often one of your most pressing questions is “how long does a divorce take?” You need some guidance around when you and your spouse should separate, and when the Judgment of Divorce will be entered. The goo… Read More
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Can I Modify My Spousal Support Payments?

Michigan spousal support payments are supposed to be fair and equitable, allowing both spouses to transition to living independently. But changes in circumstances after your Judgment of Divorce is entered can leave you paying too much, or receiving t… Read More
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What Happens to Frozen Embryos in a Divorce?

Science is making it easier for same-sex couples and families struggling with infertility to have children. But Michigan’s family law statutes aren’t keeping up with the times. That can create problems for couples when the stress of failed concep… Read More
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The New Role Venmo and Other Cash-Sharing Apps are Playing in Divorce

Do you know how much money your spouse has sitting in their Venmo or other cash-sharing apps? For many, Cash App and PayPal offer a convenient way to make small, everyday payments. But divorce attorneys are starting to see Venmo in a different light.… Read More
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Do You Qualify for a Pro Bono Attorney?

At NSSSB, we understand that not everyone can afford to hire a family law attorney to stand beside them every step of the way from preparing to file a complaint to completing a divorce trial. While we make giving our clients full service a priority,… Read More
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What Happens to the House in a Divorce?

Every divorce involves dividing one household into two, but what happens to the building itself? Unlike other marital assets, you can’t just give each spouse half of a house. Giving careful thought to how the marital home and other real estate shou… Read More
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Do Non-Custodial Parents Have Rights to Their Children’s Medical and Educational Records?

The line between parental rights and legal custody can sometimes be hard to see. Often custodial parents, school administrators, and even doctors can misunderstand a non-custodial parent’s rights to their children’s medical records. Find out what… Read More
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Harnessing the Power of Alternative Dispute Resolution in Family Law: Back to the Basics

Here in Washtenaw County, our family law attorneys are no strangers to alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and resolving matters outside of court proceedings. The spirit of encouraging clients to work out disputes within mediation, collaborative div… Read More
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Tips for Scheduling Parenting Time in Blended Families

When your kids’ parenting time is controlled by two or more separate court orders, it can be hard to get everyone on the same page. Here are some tips for scheduling parenting time in blended families. Scheduling Parenting Time with Step-Siblings a… Read More
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Steps to Take After a Divorce is Final

The divorce process can sometimes feel long and emotionally difficult, making it tempting to move on and forget about it after the final divorce decree is entered. But before you finish this chapter of your life, there are some steps you will later t… Read More
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