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How does COVID-19 impact my support payment?

How does COVID-19 impact my support payment?   The impact of COVID-19 is extensive. Even those lucky enough to avoid becoming infected or having a friend or loved one become sick may still experience emotional and physical reactions ranging in sever… Read More
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Protecting Your Tech Privacy during a Divorce

Protecting Your Tech Privacy during a Divorce By Miriam M. Saffo J.D.                 One of the most important but often overlooked first steps in the process of separation or divorce is regaining control over your tech privacy. Durin… Read More
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Part II: Supervised Parenting Time During COVID-19

Part II: Supervised Parenting Time During COVID-19             In recent weeks, there has been much discussion regarding how parents should handle court-ordered parenting time schedules during the time of Coronavirus.  While Governor Whit… Read More
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Parenting Time During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Part 1

Parenting Time During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Part 1 Miriam Saffo, J.D.[1]   As the world scrambles to control the COVID-19 pandemic and leaders urge social distancing and self-isolation, co-parenting families are finding themselves in challengin… Read More
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Supporting Your Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Supporting Your Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic Miriam Saffo, J.D.[1] Currently, our world is experiencing an unprecedented chapter in its history with global impacts on everyone’s physical and mental health in addition to the toll on the eco… Read More
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Getting to Know... Miriam Saffo

From the Washtenaw County Legal News:  http://legalnews.com/washtenaw/1486035 Miriam Saffo, an attorney with Nichols, Sacks, Slank, Sendelbach, Buiteweg & Solomon, P.C. in Ann Arbor, grew up in West Bloomfield as a proud first-generation Chaldea… Read More
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STAYING PREPARED FROM A LEGAL STANDPOINT DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

While the most significant suggestion is to have a plan for your health and safety, you should also consider having a plan for what happens if you are admitted to a hospital, confined to a home or nursing home, under quarantine, or can no longer cond… Read More
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What are the Chances that the Judge will Agree with You?

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… Read More
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What 40 Years in Practice has Taught Me About Helping Divorcing Couples

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… Read More
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Why Does the State Control Divorce?

            The state favors marriage, because this systematizes support for its citizens.  This article is written based on Michigan law, however, many states are similar. When you marry someone, the state grants you a license to do so.… Read More
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