While the basic idea of a divorce doesn’t vary a great deal from one part of the country to another, the rules and requirements do. Michigan divorces, therefore, have a slightly different character from elsewhere in the country, making the procedure unique.
Just over 40% of modern marriages end in divorce. That’s an average one in every two! Michigan may have one of the lowest divorce rates in the US, but even here, around 6 in every 1000 marriages look set to fall apart in as little as ten years, second marriages included.
This can be a harsh reality to face, and it’s something we help clients through daily. Like it or not, marriages rarely end amicably, and we’re on hand to make sure that at least some middle ground is possible during this challenging process.
Unfortunately divorce rates seem to be rising by the day. Shockingly, research indicates that just over 40 per cent of marriages end in divorce – that is almost one in every two marriages! Sadly, rarely does a marriage end amicably. More often than not, one of the reasons why this is the case is because a dispute commences regarding money and other finance related interests. Taking this into account, read on to discover some top tips for protecting your financial interests during a divorce…
Filing for divorce is never a straightforward thing, but understanding how to file for divorce is essential if you reach that point in your relationship. Firstly, it provides closure for both parties, and secondly, it divides up shared assets and debts. Also, it helps resolve the issues of child custody and alimony, two sensitive yet essential aspects of a divorce.
In this post, we’ll outline the most critical parts of how to file for divorce to make the process as binding and amicable as possible.
Many Judges, Friend of the Court Referees and family law attorneys have begun turning to custody evaluators to help guide proper decision-making in child custody disputes. Evaluators can be appointed both during the initial divorce proceedings or during post-judgment motions. If an evaluator is appointed to your case, you should discuss with your attorney the pros, cons and expectations of an evaluation. In this article we try to give you some basics about custody evaluations, but preparing for and understanding custody evaluations is complex, and you should consult an experienced family law attorney for more details.
Are you planning a divorce in Michigan with no minor child or children? In this guide, you’ll find out everything you need to know about this process and what you should expect. That way, you can guarantee that there are no surprises down the road.