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Post-Employment Covenants

April 3rd, 2017

Is there importance that lies in post-employment covenants? Many business owners attempt to protect their business interests by asking employees to agree to post-employment restrictive covenants, including covenants not to compete, not to solicit customers, and not to solicit other employees. Usually these convents show up in an employee’s initial employment contract or as a […]

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Don’t Fall For These Four Myths About Alimony

March 18th, 2017

In divorce proceedings, it’s common for the topic of money to come up. When you’ve shared a household, life-related expenses, and childcare costs with someone, it’s expected that your split will have to include many financial arrangements. Alimony, also called “spousal support,” is an economic package that is sometimes awarded to a certain spouse to […]

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How To Win A Child Custody Fight

February 17th, 2017

Winning a child custody case requires strategy, preparation, preparation, and preparation. Did I mention preparation? A child custody fight is like walking into any battle, you need three things: a goal, a plan, and a strategy as to how your plan will be executed. Being prepared in for this battle may be the most important […]

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Holiday Parenting Time

February 17th, 2017

Ho Ho Ho it is that time of year again. The holidays are upon us, it is also time to make those holiday plans. Nothing is more discouraging during the holidays than having a parenting time Order which was poorly written and indecipherable or simply does not have the parenting time which you believe to […]

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Parental Alienation

February 17th, 2017

Parental alienation is a term that can be heard with regularity in any family court room across the state of Michigan.  Each and every time the term is used it creates an anxiety on both sides of the aisle.  The cause of this anxiety is most certainly a lack of understanding of the concept, who […]

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REVENGE PORN BILL

February 17th, 2017

On April 18th at 3:30pm Governor Snyder was presented with Enrolled Senate Bill No. 0508. This was passed by both the Michigan Senate as well as the Michigan House of Representatives. A recent call to Governor Snyder’s office was unhelpful, however it is widely thought that the Enrolled Bill will be signed into law within […]

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JOINT LEGAL CUSTODY

February 17th, 2017

Lately I have seen numerous posts on Facebook and read many articles on dealing with an uncooperative co-parent. One area many of our family courts repeatedly fail in is in assigning legal custody of a minor child. There is a common misconception that legal custody is “handed out like candy” and “everyone gets joint legal […]

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LEVELING THE PLAYING FIELD FOR CHEFS IN CUSTODY AND PARENTING TIME CASES

February 17th, 2017

Of all of the professions in which a child custody or parenting time fight can seem like an insurmountable climb, few seem as daunting as the modern day Chef. In a time where attitudes on co-parenting, joint custody and single parenting are changing daily, the expectations placed upon a Chef by both the employer and […]

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SHOULD I BE THE FIRST TO FILE A DIVORCE

February 17th, 2017

As an Oakland County divorce attorney one of the questions I am asked the most is “Should I file first”. Many times the answer to this question is that it does not matter who files first. However there are some tactical advantages to being the first to file in a divorce situation. I will discuss […]

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WHAT TO LOOK FOR WHEN HIRING A DIVORCE ATTORNEY

February 17th, 2017

It is amazing to me how many people hire a divorce attorney by simply using a Google search. This decision is one of the most important decisions a person can make in their life. You are choosing an individual to protect both you and often times your children’s future in an adversarial process which can […]

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