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Divorce and Family Law

How do I work through divorce grief?

For those that have decided that divorce is needed, one thing that can hold them back is the perceived emotional fallout from that decision. This is true, even if the divorce will be amicable and, sometimes, even if the marriage is chaotic. Though, once one accepts...

What is a “separate maintenance” case?

Generally speaking, a separate maintenance case is Michigan’s version of what some states call legal separation. In practice, separate maintenance is similar to divorce. If a married couple no longer want to live in the same home, they while have to file in court for...

Living together after divorce: What to consider

Breaking up is hard to do -- especially when there are issues that make just picking up and starting over somewhere new difficult. Maybe you and your spouse just bought a new home before your marriage crumbled and selling it without going broke is proving difficult....

Staying cool when you’re getting a divorce

The end of your marriage is an emotional time -- and you may have a lot of unresolved feelings about what led to that divorce, too.Yet, this isn't a particularly good time to let your emotions take over. So, how do you keep yourself cool and emotionally balanced while...

Can you stop divorce from ruining your credit?

You've probably heard all the horror stories associated with divorce and finances -- but let's turn things around and take a positive approach today, instead.It's time to discuss how to keep your credit score from being adversely affected by your divorce. Take the...