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What is Divorce Mediation?

  Mediation in a Michigan Divorce is a process where both parties decide to choose a mediator and the mediator recommends a settlement the mediator believes fair.  A mediator is usually an attorney who has taken special training and the...

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What are the 7 types of adoption in Michigan?

  Michigan law recognizes 7 types of adoptions.  If you take a look at the law you may find an adoption that suits your situation. Direct Placement Adoption.  This adoption is when the biological parents choose the adoptive...

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ATTORNEY FEES FOR DIVORCE AND FAMILY LAW CASES

  Our previous blog explained a new rule that offers a new model for attorney fees. In that blog we explored how costs in hiring an attorney  can be  more  manageable. In this blog we are explaining the  traditional...

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THE CHANGING NATURE OF ATTORNEY FEES

  In Michigan the Supreme Court has changed court rules to allow an attorney to unbundle legal services when representing a client.To explain further a brief history of attorney fees is necessary and interesting. Before the change the rules...

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The Cost of Adopting a Child In Michigan

  The purpose of this blog is to hopefully dispel misinformation about the costs to adopt a child in Michigan. Some example of misinformation on the internet include Intuit’s website, citing U.S. News and World Report, that says it can...

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