Michigan domestic relations laws will soon address cases of domestic violence and sexual assault, particularly as they relate custody and parenting-time proceedings. Public Acts 93, 94, 95 and 96 were recently signed into law and go into effect August 1, 2016. Here’s an overview of th
Michigan Court of Appeals has confirmed that the Equitable Parent Doctrine applies equally to same sex and opposite sex married couples with children Not too long after the Supreme Court issued its opinion in Obergefell v Hodges legalizing same-sex marriage throughout the United State
Lansing divorce attorney sits down with WILX to discuss what, if anything, changes with same sex divorce in Michigan Same sex marriage is legal in Michigan, which means that same sex divorce in Michigan is also permitted whether gay couples were married in the state or not. Lansing di
In its current form, Michigan HB 4141 would mandate joint custody if a custody dispute takes place between parents There is a bill that was introduced earlier this year that’s causing a stir and a great deal of concern amongst Michigan family law attorneys and judges alike: HB 4141.
Proposed House Bill would effectively allow one parent to veto the other parent’s decision to have a third party watch the child for a significant period of time As attorneys who have handled issues associated with divorce and separation, especially when children are involved, a piece
As Spring Break approaches and planning for summer vacations start to take shape (which may take you out of the country), make sure you have permission to do so if you’re divorced with children. Okay. That long-awaited vacation with the children is finally here. You and the kids
Hollis v Miller reinforces key aspect of Michigan Grandparenting Time law The Michigan Court of Appeals in a recent, unpublished decision, found that a grandmother seeking to reinstate visitation with her grandson after his father no longer allowed her to see him had to prove that the