Common catalysts for divorce fall into certain categories

For Michigan residents who are experiencing marital difficulties or have reached the point in their relationship where it cannot be saved, it is important to know how to proceed with a divorce. Still, many people are thinking about ending a marriage, but are unsure as to whether it is the right step for them. While […]

How are pensions divided in a divorce?

There are many different types of assets that couples acquire during a marriage. These assets can include homes, vehicles, bank accounts, investment accounts, retirement accounts and other types of assets. If the couple divorces all of these assets need to be divided. How they are divided depends on the type of asset though. Some may […]

How child custody is determined in Michigan

How child custody is determined is important for divorcing parents to understand. Knowing how child custody is determined can help parents anticipate the process so they can work to develop a child custody arrangement that is best for their child. Child custody factors Child custody is based on a determination of what is in the […]

How do courts determine a child’s best interests?

Divorce is hard on adults and children alike. When a family splits due to the end of the marital relationship between two parents, everyone in the household can feel the burden of the event. However, when children are involved in Michigan divorces, courts look to protect them by determining their best interests for child custody […]