Michigan Family Law Blog Articles

Michigan Family Law Blog articles from the attorneys at Bruce Law Firm

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Can a Parent Deny a Grandparent Visitation? The Rights of Grandparents in Michigan

Yes. In Michigan, parents have a right to control who sees their children and can deny grandparent visitation in most cases
It can be heartbreaking for a grandparent to be denied visitation with their grandchild. In some cases, the child’s parent may be preventing the grandparent from seeing the child, while in others, the grandparent may not have legal visitation rights.

Parental rights in Michigan are substantial. Parents have the legal right to control who sees their children. A parent can deny grandparents visitation. In some situations, however, grandparents sue to have a certain amount of grandparenting time. This is not an option for other extended family members.

Fathers Rights Michigan: A Professional Review

If you are a father in Michigan, it is essential to understand your rights regarding child custody. A professional guide to fathers’ rights in Michigan can help you know what steps to take if you find yourself in a child custody battle.

The laws related to child custody vary from state to state, so it is essential to know what applies in Michigan. We will provide an overview of fathers’ rights in Michigan and discuss some of the most important things fathers should know.

Does Child Support Change If You Get Married? How Marital Status Affects Child Support Payments

When two people get married, their lives become intertwined in many ways. One question often arises about whether child support payments will change if the parents marry. Generally, child support payments will not change if you marry in Michigan.

The Courts generally do not include the new spouse’s income. Michigan’s child support guidelines do not consider a new spouse’s income when a child support obligation is calculated.

However, the answer to this question is complex and depends on various factors. We will explore how marital status affects child support payments. We will also provide tips on handling child support payments if you get married.

Michigan Child Support Formula: What You Need To Know

Michigan child support is determined by a state-specific child support formula that considers various factors, including the parents’ incomes, the number of children involved, and health care and child care costs. We will discuss the Michigan child support formula in detail to understand how it works and how it might apply to your situation.

The child support formula calculates the primary child support obligation, which is the amount of child support that the non-custodial parent will pay to the custodial parent. The Michigan child support formula considers the incomes of both parents, the number of children involved, and health care and child care costs.