Michigan Family Law Blog Articles

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

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How to Avoid Paying Spousal Support

Are you facing a divorce or legal separation and are concerned about how much alimony, also known as spousal support, you must pay? While predicting your case’s exact outcome is impossible, specific steps can be taken during divorce proceedings to minimize or avoid paying spousal support. You need to know if you are going to have to pay alimony.

Is Child Support Based on 40 Hours or Overtime Pay: The Michigan Court View

If you are facing a child-support hearing in Michigan, it is essential to understand the factors that determine the amount ordered. Depending on your specific circumstances, the decision concerning working overtime has to be evaluated.

We will explore how the trial court views overtime pay when determining child support obligations and provide essential information for litigants navigating this critical issue.

Rules For Supervised Visitation in Michigan Courts

Supervised visitation is a critical component of child custody law that can often be difficult to understand. However, most Michigan courts have standard rules for supervised visitation.

Michigan Courts prioritize the child’s life, safety, and well-being while respecting parental rights. In this context, supervised visitation is governed by specific rules that we will discuss in detail. The conditions and limitations under which supervised visitation occurs will also be explained.

Uncontested Divorce Michigan: What you need to know

Are you seeking a Michigan divorce but unsure what an uncontested divorce entails? An uncontested divorce is one where both parties have agreed to the terms of their marital dissolution without any legal dispute or court-mediated negotiations. This arrangement can benefit many couples; it saves time and money and reduces the stress associated with the divorce process.

In this article, we’ll explore exactly how your law firm can help guide you through an uncontested divorce in Michigan so that you and your spouse can enjoy a swift resolution to your marriage and confidently transition into the next chapter of your new life.