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Divorce and Family Law

What you should know about alimony in Michigan

Alimony, or spousal support, often numbers among the concerns of couples about to divorce. Celebrity divorce stories on the news as well as misinformation from friends can add to the confusion and fuel anxieties.Preparing for a divorce should involve getting the facts...

How to protect your business in a divorce

Multiple protective actions exist to secure your business from financial obstacles, including a divorce. For example, you may transfer your business to a trust or safeguard it through a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement. What if you did not do any of those...

3 divorce myths to stop believing

If you talk to divorced friends or do research online, you will get a lot of advice on various subjects about marital separation. From who will get custody to who will get what assets, everyone is full of opinions. Unfortunately, a lot of these...

Will I have to pay spousal support?

Spousal support, also referred to as alimony, may be awarded in some Michigan divorces. The law does not set forth a formula for calculating it; rather, it authorizes courts to make an award when they deem it proper.Divorcing spouses may choose to agree...

Tips for smart social media use during divorce

No one gets married thinking divorce might one day follow, but in truth, it often does, and the decisions you make during the transition can have substantial effects on how you fare in the proceedings. Nowadays, divorcing couples face problems that those who divorced...