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…
The Catholic Diocese of Lansing awarded Lori Buiteweg the Sir Thomas Moore award, which recognizes a member of the legal profession who demonstrates outstanding personal integrity, community service, and professional excellence.
Monika Sacks attended the Mid-Winter Conference for the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers in the Bahamas and presented “Taking Control of Your Financial Well-Being” in a Rehmann Group seminar.
Our firm was named a 21st Century Innovator by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. This recognizes law firms that support their staff by balancing professional demands with personal commitments, retains and empowers employees, and effectively uses technology.
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