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When You Shouldn’t Call The Police

September 30th, 2021|Categories: Criminal Defense|

When You Shouldn’t Call The Police Unfortunately there are times when things in a civilized society become uncivilized. When it happens within your own home, and the parties involved are all related, it makes the situation even more disturbing and difficult to handle. These situations are usually classified as [...]

Michigan Child Custody Forms

August 20th, 2021|Categories: Family Law|

Custody forms are an integral part of the Michigan family court process. These forms are used to formally document custody and parenting time decisions, orders and changes. Due to the often complex nature of child custody and parenting time disputes, these forms are required in order to ensure everything is [...]

Child Custody in Michigan

August 19th, 2021|Categories: Family Law|

Child custody refers to how Michigan Courts determine who cares for a child when parents split after a divorce; or, when unmarried couples do not share the same residence.  Michigan Law prefers the child sees both parents as this is usually in the best interest of the developing person. Custody [...]

Back to School COVID Vaccinations

July 30th, 2021|Categories: Family Law|

The K-12 schooling situation since early 2020 in Michigan has been tumultuous to say the least. Between lockdowns, forced remote learning and concerns over social distancing and reducing the spread of COVID, it has been far from normal. Now, with the upcoming 2021-2022 school year, there is a concerted effort [...]

COVID Divorce

July 20th, 2021|Categories: Family Law|

Predicted COVID Divorce Spike The past year and a half has been tumultuous to say the least. Many lives have been turned upside down socially, financially or both. Isolation and restricted movement through stay-at-home orders have caused significant changes in our society and how we function in our everyday lives, [...]

Felony Drug Possession

June 10th, 2021|Categories: Criminal Defense|

Felony Drug Possession Cases Being charged with felony drug possession is a stressful and serious matter that can have a lasting impact on a person's life. While it may seem hopeless for those facing these charges, there are ways in which these charges can be avoided or reduced in severity. [...]

Best Interest of the Child

March 17th, 2021|Categories: Family Law|

Child Custody – Best Interest of the Child Michigan uses a specific legal standard for determining child custody in most cases. This legal standard is known as “Best Interest of the Child.” As the name suggests, this means custody is awarded to the parent or guardian whom the court determines [...]

Grounds For Divorce

March 17th, 2021|Categories: Family Law|

Grounds for Divorce in Michigan Michigan is a no-fault divorce state which means that, unlike many other states, there does not have to be a specific justifiable cause for one or both parties to initiate a divorce. The only standard required for a divorce in Michigan, is covered under MCL [...]

Divorce Moving Out Checklist

March 15th, 2021|Categories: Family Law|

Five-Point Divorce Moving Out Checklist The decision to move out is often very difficult when contemplating or going through a divorce. This decision is further complicated when children are involved. For instance, there may be an existing court order or judgement regarding child custody. There may also be uncertainty [...]

DUI Scooters

February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Drunk Driving|

Motorized scooters, mopeds or “DUI scooters” as they are commonly known, were historically a popular alternative throughout the country for those convicted of a DUI or OWI and had subsequently lost their driver's licenses. While their use by those convicted of DUI is considerably more restricted today than they were [...]

OWI vs DUI

November 30th, 2020|Categories: Drunk Driving|

Differences Between DUI and OWI in Michigan In the United States, DUI (Driving Under the Influence) and DWI (Driving While Intoxicated) have historically been the acronyms used to describe drunk driving offenses. In recent years however, new acronyms have been created to describe this type of offense. These new [...]

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