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Bloomfield Hills Family Law Blog

How Does Gray Divorce Affect My Estate Plan?

Going through a gray divorce will impact many different aspects of your estate plan. You will likely need to modify your will, change beneficiaries, issues concerning trusts, advance directives, and make changes to joint owners of real property and bank accounts.

Steps to Take to Gain Grandparents’ Rights

In family situations where grandparents want to have rights concerning their grandchildren, they will usually need to seek a grandparenting time order. To seek a grandparenting time order, the grandparents must meet certain requirements.

Is it Worth Getting a Divorce if We are Both Over 60?

If you are wondering whether divorcing after the age of 60 is worth it, it is important to know that there are many benefits for older couples who divorce. This trend is known as “gray divorce,” and it can allow parties in long-term marriages to find happiness later in life.

Am I Able to Pay Child Support With Cash?

Paying child support is critical for parents who have responsibilities for a minor child. The specific methods for paying child support are varied, but you should know that it is possible to make cash payments in different circumstances.

What Should I Do if My Child is Refusing Visitation?

When a child is refusing visitation, it is essential for the parents to remember that the child does not have the legal ability to refuse visitation. As a result, the parent will be accountable for a custody order violation. A modification may be possible in some circumstances.

Four Reasons to Consider a Prenuptial Agreement

While a prenuptial agreement may seem unromantic, it can be a vital tool in promoting open and honest communication with your future spouse. It helps to clarify expectations and attitudes about money, while protecting you, your partner, and other family members both now and in the years to come.

Does Child Custody End When My Child Turns 18?

Child custody is one of the most contentious issues in a divorce. Typically, child custody arrangements are legally binding until the child turns 18 years old. Parents may be met with confusion and anxiety about how these changes will impact the role they play in...

What Happens to Debts During a Divorce?

You and your spouse have acquired many types of property over the course of your marriage. While most people are aware that marital property includes the house, furniture, cars and other purchased items, you may not realize that joint debts also fall under assets that...

When is Divorce a Good Idea?

After years or decades of marriage, it can be difficult to know whether divorce is a good idea or if you should continue trying to work on your marriage. Many Michigan residents remain together for the sake of their children, even if this is not the best decision for...

Who Gets the Kids in a Same Sex Divorce?

In a same-sex divorce where the spouses have minor children from the marriage, those parties should in theory be able to expect that they will be treated equally—just like any heterosexual married couple getting divorced with minor children from the marriage. While...

How Many Times Can I Get a Divorce?

If you have already been married and divorced and are considering the possibility of getting divorced again, you might be concerned that there are legal limits to the number of times you can have a divorce finalized in Michigan. Or, if you were divorced in another...

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