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Divorce and Family Law

Calculating spousal support

Unlike child support, spousal support is highly adaptable and somewhat unpredictable. Under Michigan law, child support amounts are calculated according to a fairly rigid formula based on the child's needs and the parents' ability to pay. Legally, the need springs out...

Can you get a change in your alimony amount?

Spousal support can be a contentious topic in a divorce, so most couples are glad to be done with the issue once their divorces are final.But what happens if you experience a sudden change in your circumstances? Can you revisit the issue of alimony and ask the court...

Commitment ceremonies and alimony in Michigan

Once upon a time, the only sanctified union a couple could have required a marriage license. Times have changed, however, and many couples are choosing to avoid formal marital ties, while still seeking the blessings and support of their communities or choosing to...

When can a divorce agreement be modified?

Divorce doesn't always end the ties between a couple entirely -- especially when there are issues like alimony or child support involved. Those two issues alone can keep cropping up with new problems for years after a divorce is finalized.At times, it may be necessary...