Child Support and Custody

Change of custody and change in parenting time issues in Novi and Howell, Michigan

A few years ago changes were made in custody and child support rules in the state of Michigan. In the past there was a cutoff in the number of days used to calculate support which created a lot of fighting regarding parenting time. Under the old rules there were not allowances in support for a […]

Child Custody Issues In Howell, Novi, Brighton, Milford, Wixom, South Lyon, Livonia, Plymouth, Farmington Hills, Walled Lake, and Commerce

Over the years I have seen people hurt their ability to obtain custody or be awarded substantial parenting time by moving out of the home where the children live without a court ordered agreement regarding custody and parenting time. Quite frequently they fall into the trap by way of their spouse or significant other requesting that they […]

Child Custody Rules in Novi, Plymouth, Howell

Child custody is an issue in any divorce that has minor children involved.  The laws regarding child custody are controlled by the state so it does not matter whether you live in Plymouth, Howell, Novi, or any location in any county in Michigan as the rules regarding custody and parenting time are statewide and not by […]

Oakland County, Michigan Custody Issues

When I interview a client with minor children the most important factor in determining the possibility of settlement is the status of custody and parenting time issues.  The further the parties are apart on parenting time and custody the more expensive the cost of the divorce. The best scenario is when both parties agree on […]

Advice to consider when filing a divorce in Novi, Michigan

I have 27 years of experience in the area of Family Law, and at this stage of my career have handled hundreds of divorces.  Usually a divorce is emotionally draining and difficult for all involved but in many cases the parties realize that they want a divorce and to settle as easily as possible with […]

February 3rd, 2012|Child Support and Custody, Divorce|