By now, you’ve probably learned that Michigan’s courts aim to award child custody according to your child’s best interests. And you may have learned about the different factors the court reviews. But as it reviews them, how does the court judge these factors?
Some people are greedy. They know it’s illegal to try to hide their assets and disguise their wealth during divorce. But they do it anyway because they want to keep more than their fair share.
If you or your spouse own a business—either solely or with partners—there’s a good chance the value of that business will matter in your divorce. Even if you have a prenup that will keep the business intact, you may need to determine how much its value increased since you got married.
No one gets married with a plan to get divorced. Even if you hired a lawyer and sat down to sign a prenup, you may not have taken it seriously. It may have just been a thing your fiancé wanted. But you were going to stay married forever, right?
Custody battles are often the bitterest and most troubling parts of a divorce. And the sad fact is that they don't always stop after the divorce has been finalized. Life continues, and if your ex has primary custody, you may someday find yourself faced with the possibility of seeing your child relocated hundreds of miles away from home.
"Prenup" may no longer be a dirty word. Long considered a cynical contract--and one exclusive to the ultra-rich--the prenuptial agreement has recently become more popular.
Marriage can make things complicated. It can complicate and ruin the relationship you and your spouse once shared. And it can complicate your finances.
There are times that the emotional and historical realities of divorce don't quite square up with the legal ones. For example, even though affairs can shatter marriages, they aren't among the legal grounds for divorce.
A recent report finds approximately 70% of millennial women are the victims of financial abuse. Financial abuse occurs when a spouse or other romantic partner uses money to control or manipulate their partner.
For many, Halloween in October marks the begin the of the holiday season. This upcoming holiday can provide an opportunity for the recently divorced to iron out their child custody arrangements before Thanksgiving and the Christmas season begin.