Month: November 2021

What should child support payments be used for?

When a couple divorces or separates, one of the most important decisions they will need to make (either alone or with the help of the court) is the child’s living arrangements going forward. The second most important decision they will need to make is how the child’s...

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Your standard of living can change when your marriage ends

As your marriage comes to a conclusion and you get divorced, you’re probably thinking about your future and your finances. They are certainly intertwined, especially since you have to split up marital assets with your spouse at this time. In many ways, divorce is a...

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How is child custody determined in a Michigan divorce?

If you can amicably agree with your spouse on how you will share custody of the children, well and good. All you have to do is formalize your agreement in court. Here, a judge will review the custody arrangement and approve it if the terms are fair and if it serves...

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Planning for holiday travel with your children after divorce

As we approach the holidays, many divorced parents may be planning to travel with their children to visit family or take a vacation. Before you make any plans, particularly if they involve traveling outside Michigan or across the border into Canada, it’s crucial to...

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Is your marriage heading toward divorce?

Most people can’t pinpoint one specific incident that led to their divorce. Instead, there are usually a bunch of little things that caused the marriage to dissolve slowly.  Knowing the signs that a marriage is failing may help you to prepare for a divorce or to try...

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