Parenting Time, School Closures, and COVID-19: When is Spring Break? Summer Break?
Because of the coronavirus pandemic, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer ordered the suspension of all in-person K-12 instruction for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. … Continue Reading
What Divorced and Unmarried Parents Need to Know about CARES Act Family Relief Payments
COVID-19 has hit families hard in Michigan and across the country. For divorced and unmarried parents, there are family law issues with parenting time and … Continue Reading
COVID-19 and Pending Family Court Hearings. What now?
Divorce is a challenge. Parenting time battles are hard. These are obvious statements, but what happens when we throw a coronavirus outbreak in with a … Continue Reading
Understanding Student Loan Relief During the Coronavirus Pandemic
With potentially millions of Americans facing unemployment, people with student loans worry they will default if they cannot make payments. Fortunately, the Department of Education … Continue Reading
Michigan Family Law Update: The Impact of “Shelter in Place” on Parenting Time Orders
Governor Whitmer’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order requires Michigan residents to “Shelter in Place” to stem the COVID-19 coronavirus. While workers and businesses have … Continue Reading
Does a Parent’s Legal Use of Marijuana Jeopardize Custody Rights?
American attitudes towards marijuana are changing, and an increasing number of states, including Michigan, have enacted laws legalizing medicinal and recreational use. Despite these developments, … Continue Reading
Unmarried & Living Together in Michigan? You Need a Cohabitation Agreement
In our modern world, unmarried couples who live together are commonplace. Similar to the importance of a prenuptial agreement for married couples, unmarried couples should … Continue Reading
Medical Technology Advancements and the Impact on Divorce Practice
At an increasing rate, couples are turning to assisted reproduction technologies (ART) to create families that are preferential in size and structure. In vitro fertilization … Continue Reading