Limited scope representation allows you to pick and choose which services our attorneys provide.
This form of representation works well for clients who have done quite a lot of research about divorce and can communicate effectively with their spouse.…
The Michigan Divorce Process
Every divorce follows basic legal steps. When we meet, we’ll explain how the process applies to your specific situation.
The first step is deciding what process we will use to try to resolve your issues. Some…
Getting a divorce, no matter how simple or complex the situation may be, puts an emotional strain on everyone involved.
Change can be unsettling
Divorce often involves many unsettling changes to deal with: finding a new place to live, handling new fi…
In a divorce trial today, no one really wins.
More and more divorcing couples are discovering that “having their day in court” doesn’t bring the results they expected. Often, couples don’t have the opportunity to have their say, because the a…
Work with an attorney who is trained in mediation and fully understands the mediation process.
Much of our practice is mediating cases, and we recommend that our clients have their attorneys attend all mediation sessions, particularly when:
Collaborative practice focuses on reaching a settlement and reducing the time and costs involved in getting a divorce.
Collaborative practice has two basic principles: a commitment not to use judicial decision-making, and the support of a professiona…
If a couple opts for an attorney-negotiated settlement, each party hires an attorney to represent them.
The parties negotiate what they can, and the attorneys negotiate with each other on the outstanding issues to reach a settlement, contacting the…
Arbitration is an alternative to a trial.
In arbitration, both parties agree to appoint an attorney to settle outstanding issues such as child custody, child support, spousal support, parenting time, and division of property.
Arbitration works well f…
Almost no divorcing couple wants to end up in court, but sometimes need a judge to decide their issues.
When circumstances indicate that a trial is the best option, you can rely on the courtroom skills of our attorneys to present your case in a thoug…