Michigan Family Law Firm
Issues related to family law and divorce can be some of the most difficult, emotional, and stressful times in a person’s life. For instance, these issues may involve: custodial disputes over children, disputes over assets/finances, and in some cases, domestic abuse/violence. Since these matters naturally carry a lot of emotion, it can be very difficult to maintain clear and rational thinking. As a result, it’s important to have your rights and interests protected by someone who understands the legal process within the State. The Michigan family law attorneys at Kelly & Kelly P.C have represented clients involved in a variety of Michigan divorce and family law matters for over 30 years. This knowledge is required to defend your rights, and ensure you receive adequate representation in family/divorce court.
If you, or someone you know are dealing with issues related to family law and/or divorce, call our experienced attorneys for a confidential consultation today. 248-348-0496
Award Winning Michigan Family Law Attorneys
Ryan Kelly is an award winning lawyer in family law and the head of the firm’s family law department. You can view a full list of her awards and achievements by visiting her profile page. Several of these accolades include:
– Named one of the Top Lawyers in Michigan for family law by Detroit Business Magazine
– One of the top Michigan family law attorneys in 2015
– Top 10 Under 40 in the area of Family Law by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys
– Regular presenter and lecturer for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education
Erin Flynn is an associate in the family law department, where she has originally began working as a law clerk. Erin also has experience clerking for Family Court Judge Kathy Viviano, which adds a unique element to the advice and experience offered to our clients.
Michele Kelly is a senior partner in the firm and has practiced family law for nearly 30 years. She has appeared in courts throughout the State of Michigan and the States of Iowa and California. Her wealth of experience is often relied upon in evaluating a client’s case and their strategy for resolution.
Joseph Gonzalez is the latest associate to join the family law team and his skills in legal drafting and advocacy provide an added dynamic to our exceptional representation.
Decades of Experience
Our attorneys know the Michigan legal system inside and out and have experience in all courts throughout the State. We handle all aspects of family law from representing clients in divorces, custody battles, paternity suits and modification of custody, parenting time and child support, especially high conflict cases, cases involving narcissists, substance abuse, severe fault, dissipation of assets and special needs children. Utilizing the experience and skills of the members of our team provides our clients will the best representation and advocacy possible.
Family Law Practice Areas
Kelly & Kelly, P.C. routinely handles several matters relating to family law. Feel free to visit the links below for more information on these specific, yet, often related issues.
Michigan Divorce Cases – Michigan is a no-fault divorce state, but there is only one standard for a divorce in Michigan, which is stated in MCL 552.6(1).
High Conflict Divorce – High conflict divorce cases in Michigan involve one or more of the following issues: substantial financial assets, domestic violence, PPO’s, firearms, extortion, fraud, etc. These cases require extra care and a very experienced attorney.
Child Custody Cases – A Michigan judge must examine the best interest of each individual child, but will keep the children together if that is indeed in the best interest of the child.
Child Support – Payment of child support in Michigan may include health care, child care and expenses for education.
Paternity – Paternity in Michigan is governed by the Michigan Paternity Act
Other Family Law Specialties
Our law firm handles many other issues related to family law in Michigan; these issues include, but are not limited to the following: