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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 of ethics...

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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 be...

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Affordable Adoptions

I am getting really tired of reading about how much these adoptions are costing families.  I am saying to myself, but it doesn’t have to cost that much! What are the fees for? Upon my years of research, twenty plus years, I found that...

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LAWSUITS WHEN YOU FILE FOR BANKRUPTY

A frequent question arises when someone files for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy and is suing someone.  We will discuss Chapter 7 bankruptcy first. What happens in Chapter 7 is the bankruptcy trustee takes over the lawsuit.  It is an...

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WHAT HAPPENS TO PROPERTY WHEN AN ENGAGED COUPLE BREAKS UP?

As we have discussed before property division in a divorce case involves dividing the marital property. For an explanation of marital property please visit https://williamslegalfirm.com/dividing-assets/. Obviously under Michigan Divorce Law there...

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