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Michigan promotes the idea of parenting time in child custody


There are a plethora of matters that have to be sorted out when divorcing. Some of these matters can be handled quite amicably and without having to get the courts involved. Other issues are more complex and require court attention. With respect to child custody in divorce, this topic tends to fall into the complex category in most cases. Because every parent wants to spend time with their child and be with them on a continual, regular basis, divorce can throw a wrench into this and leave the parents feeling upset. Undoubtedly, when a court issues a child custody order, even if it is for joint custody, the relationship between the parent and the child will inevitably change.

Divorced happily ever after


Divorce is highly emotional and can be combative, depending on the relationship between the parties. With that being said, it is very difficult to believe that a couple who gets divorced can become friends after everything is said and done; however, it does happen. Dealing with issues like child custody, child support, spousal support, prenuptial agreements and alimony are all very difficult matters to handle in the wake of a divorce. If these issues and others that have to be decided during a divorce proceeding can be done amicably, then there is a chance that a friendship can result at the end of the day.

What is the residency requirement for divorce in Michigan?


Divorce is a legal proceeding that requires a court order to be valid. There are certain processes and procedures that parties have to go through in order to secure a divorce. Depending on where the couple wants to get a divorce will dictate the regulations that need to be followed. Each state is different with regards to what is needed in terms of a divorce. Mandated statutes and guidelines are in place to ensure that the divorce is conducted properly. Once the paperwork is completed and a claim is filed and all the other rules have been satisfied, then the court will issue a divorce decree.

Financial matters in divorce and their effect on women


Divorce can prove to be contentious for some Michigan couples. For instance, financial matters can be a source of great contention. In most cases, especially in contested divorces, the courts will take the lead on how to divide finances in divorce. Depending on the applicable divorce guidelines, there are different ways in which the court can view money distribution in divorce. Who gets what monetarily is mostly up to the courts.

Actor's failure to pay spousal support could mean trouble


Coming to the end of a marriage is difficult in many ways. First and foremost, ending a relationship can be extremely emotional and can also be volatile, especially if children are involved. Once a marriage ends the family dynamic changes forever and each person in that family has to deal with the aftermath of divorce. Coupled with the emotional toll that divorce can bring there is also the financial part of divorce that the parties have to handle. Child support, spousal support, alimony, asset valuation and property division are all topics of discussion in a divorce, and are all things that need to be addressed and rectified before a divorce is finalized.

Michigan appellate court rules on family law matter


There has historically been a presumption in the law that a child born to a married couple is the biological child of the spouses. For most Brighton families, this presumption is a reality. However, when marriages break down and individuals engage in extra-marital relationships, this presumption can sometimes fail.

Understanding property division and other factors in a divorce


Couples in Brighton who decide to part ways have a great deal to consider when moving forward with a divorce. Divorce legal issues can be complex and what might sound like a good idea in the present isn't the best plan for the future. When there is property division at stake and factors such as retirement accounts in dispute, understanding the various calculations that must be made can be a key to a satisfying and equitable division.

Actor ordered to pay spousal support


Divorce is one of the most difficult things a Michigan couple has to go through. Divorce means the ending of a relationship that the couple hoped would last forever. This can be devastating for a couple. Dealing with the end of something, especially where love is involved, is hard to do for just about everyone. But once the tears have dried it is time to get down to the business of getting a divorce, which can take a lot of time and energy.

Rapper and wife decide to nix their divorce


Filing for divorce is a major, life-altering decision. It is not one a couple comes by lightly. After pledging to spend life with someone else and raising a family together, to just call all of that quits is an extremely difficult decision to make. However, divorce happens a lot in today's society. Upon making the decision to divorce there are a number of matters that need to be resolved legally between the parties. For instance, some of the issues at hand in a divorce are: alimony, custody, child support, property division and visitation. These are all pretty important topics that may require legal attention.

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