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Watch Where You Move!

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

For divorced parents trying to raise their child(ren), moving the kids to a new school can be tricky. So tricky, in fact, the Michigan Supreme Court recently ruled on what the standard should be when a judge is presented with the possibility of a child be moved from one school to another.

Spousal Support

Sunday, May 24th, 2009

One of the major concerns most divorcing clients have is whether or not spousal support (commonly referred to as alimony) will be awarded to the soon-to-be ex. This cost, in addition to any child support, can possibly leave a freshly divorced spouse, strapped for cash. To have a better idea if spousal support will be […]

FMLA Extended to Military Families

Monday, March 10th, 2008

The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) has several new provisions for military service members, and specifically their immediate family. For those not affiliated with the military, the FMLA allows qualifying employees as much as 12 weeks of unpaid work leave a year with the birth or adoption of a child, or to care for themselves […]

Happy Valentine’s Day: I Want A Divorce!

Monday, February 18th, 2008

Now with the final Christmas credit card bills rolling in, ‘tis the season to file for divorce! Honest to goodness, February is the highest month for divorce fillings. Sociologists have blamed the stress from the holidays, the added debt incurred from Christmas and depression associated with mid-winter blues as the driving force behind this trend. […]