Divorce Lawyers in Michigan

Going through divorce is often a very emotional, and stressful experience. This experience becomes even more difficult when legal issues are involved. For example, legal issues may include: custodial disputes, asset disputes, and in some cases, domestic abuse/violence. During these times, it’s important to have your rights and interests protected by someone who understands the legal process within the State. Kelly and Kelly P.C are divorce lawyers in Michigan with decades of experience representing clients in court. This knowledge and experience is required for defending your rights, and ensuring quality representation.

If you, or someone you know have concerns involving child custody and/or divorce, call our experienced Michigan family law firm today. 248-348-0496

High Conflict Divorce Cases

Our law firm has successfully represented many clients in divorce cases. This includes clients both in Northville, and throughout the State of Michigan. In fact, one of our specialties are high conflict Michigan divorce cases. These high conflict cases involve substantial financial assets, personal protection orders, domestic violence, and other serious matters. Many family lawyers are hesitant to take on high conflict divorce cases; on the other hand, our attorneys have the knowledge and experience to handle these cases.

Common Questions About Divorce

Divorce is rarely something people think about until they have to; therefore, naturally, there are many questions relating to the issue. For answers to common divorce related questions, you can read our full list of Michigan divorce FAQ’s

Specialties In Divorce Cases

Kelly & Kelly P.C. handle numerous issues relating to divorce and custody in Michigan. These issues include:

  • High asset divorces

  • Unique property/asset issues

  • Professionals in divorce

  • Property division among business owners (or their spouses)

  • Cases involving mental health issues

  • Cases involving substance abuse issues

  • Cases involving narcissistic personalities

  • Parenting time

  • Child support

  • Spousal support

  • Paternity

  • Post-judgment

  • Property division

  • Division of retirement accounts

  • High conflict divorces

Grounds for Divorce in Michigan

Michigan is a no-fault state. A couple may file for a divorce in Michigan if the marriage-relationship has broken down and their is no reasonable likelihood the marriage can be saved. For a court to grant a Michigan divorce judgment, it must have jurisdiction over the two parties, and the residency requirements must be met, which are listed in MCL 552.9(1), which states,

(1) A judgment of divorce shall not be granted by a court in this state in an action for divorce unless the complainant or defendant has resided in this state for 180 days immediately preceding the filing of the complaint and, except as otherwise provided in subsection (2), the complainant or defendant has resided in the county in which the complaint is filed for 10 days immediately preceding the filing of the complaint.

(2) A person may file a complaint for divorce in any county in the state without meeting the 10-day requirement set forth in subsection (1) if all of the following apply and are set forth in the complaint:

(a) The defendant was born in, or is a citizen of, a country other than the United States of America.

(b) The parties to the divorce action have a minor child or children.

(c) There is information that would allow the court to reasonably conclude that the minor child or children are at risk of being taken out of the United States of America and retained in another country by the defendant.

Talk To Our Divorce Lawyers in Michigan Today

With decades of experience as divorce lawyers in Michigan, Kelly & Kelly P.C has experience in all courts throughout the State and understands the ins-and-outs of the legal system. When you hire our firm, you get an entire team of experienced and passionate attorneys working on your case. Therefore, if you, or someone you know have concerns involving child custody and/or divorce, call our offices and schedule a confidential consultation today. 248-348-0496

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