I have recently been asked to reflect on changes in the law and in my practice over the 40 years that I have been licensed as an attorney. There are many.
One thing that has remained constant is the optimism that my clients e…
Divorce is often a necessary component of a marriage, but it is one of the most difficult life experiences that any of us will have to endure.
Generally, people start a divorce with a great deal of anger and fear. Those who h…
Nichols, Sacks, Slank, Sendelbach, Buiteweg & Solomon (NSSS&B), a family law and estate planning firm based in Ann Arbor, recently added two new associate attorneys.
Miriam Saffo earned her law degree from Michigan State University and her bachelor’s degree from Loyola University Chicago. During her law studies, she worked for Ingham County courts in many roles, including Friend of the Court cases involving child custody, support, and parenting time.
Erin C. Flynn worked for a Northville family law firm before joining NSSS&B. Her experience includes internships with the Family Law Division of Macomb Circuit Court and with the Family Law Assistance Project in Auburn Hills, which provides legal services to low-income clients.
Founded in 1994, NSSS&B serves clients in Washtenaw, Oakland, Wayne, Macomb, Livingston and Lenawee counties. The firm has long been an advocate for mediation and other non-adversarial approaches to resolving family matters. Specialty practice areas include divorce, child custody/support, spousal support, property settlement, same sex marriage, prenuptial agreements, estate planning, and probate and trust administration.
Mara Kent presented "End of Life Care and Treatment," a Seminar for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education on June 3, 2019.
Mara Kent presented at the Ann Arbor Cable TV "Leave A Legacy" Campaign on May 22, 2019
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