Our Michigan Divorce Lawyers represent individual in Divorce and related family issues in all counties that are within the State of Michigan including Detroit, Dearborn, Dearborn Heights, Ann Arbor, Allen Park, Albion, Lincoln Park, Brighton, Howell, Saline, Monroe, Blissfield, Romulus, Southgate, Wyandotte, Livonia, Dearborn, Westland, Lansing, East Lansing, Okemos, Warren, Sterling Heights, Roseville, Eastpointe, Warren, Oak Park, Hillsdale, Inkster, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Whitmore Lake, Plymouth, Farmington, Trenton, Flat Rock, Tecumseh, Clinton, Chelsea, Novi, Garden City, Inkster, Taylor, Livonia, Redford, Southfield, Troy, Northville, South Lyon, Milan, Brooklyn, Melvyndale, Ecorse, Belleville, Canton, Wayne County, Oakland County, Washtenaw County, Monroe County, Macomb County. The information contained herein is not legal advice. Any information you submit to us may not be protected by attorney-client privilege. An attorney responsible for the content of this Site is M. Zaher, Esq., licensed in the State of Michigan with offices at 18551 W. Warren Ave., Detroit, MI. 48228. All or some photos shown depict models and may not be actual attorneys or clients. We are expressly disclaim all liability in respect to actions taken or not taken based on any or all the contents of this website. We reserve the right , at our sole discretion, to change, suspend, or discontinue all or any part of this website or the content at any time without prior notice or liability.
Can I get divorced in Michigan if I was married in another state?
Can I still get divorced in Michigan if either my spouse or I no longer live in Michigan?
Does the mom automatically get the kids?
Can I get a divorce even if my spouse doesn't want one?
Uncontested divorces in Michigan are sometimes called no fault divorces, and are generally the easiest way to get a quick and cheap divorce.
We Handle It All (Affordable Fees)
Some family law attorneys feel most comfortable managing small divorces with minimal or no conflict. We can handle your uncontested divorce, but we are also experienced in the most complex contested divorces. We are committed to handling issues relating to high-conflict custody, relocation and removal, spousal support, complex business valuation and property division, and divorce cases other firms may not have experience with.
Contested Divorce Versus Uncontested Divorce
Divorces in Michigan are either contested or uncontested. Spouses that are able to agree on the terms of their divorce can elect an uncontested divorce, which may be less hassles, less expensive and less time-consuming than a contested divorce.
Contested divorces are more appropriate when the parties do not agree on most issues such as the custody of cow the property shall be divided. When we represent our clients, we fights for their rights and works to ensure that their rights are protected throughout the process.
Michigan's no-fault divorce laws allow spouses to unilaterally walk out on their families for any reason. Sometimes, divorces can get quite ugly, particularly when the couple fights for custody, alimony, spouse hiding assets, kidnapping children or property division. We have handled thousands of family law, uncontested and contested divorce cases in Michigan. We understand that issues that arise during a divorce can be traumatic, and our divorce lawyers are considered to be highly-skilled to handle all aspects of a divorce proceeding, including: alimony/maintenance, child support, custody, visitation, separation and distribution of property.
Michigan No-Fault Divorce
24300 Southfield Rd, Ste 210
Southfield, MI. 48075
18551 W. Warren
Detroit, MI.. 48228
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24300 Southfield Rd, Ste 210
Southfield, MI. 48075
1 (248) 281-6299
No. Michigan No-Fault Divorce made breaking up easier to do, passing a no-fault divorce law that stands to reduce long, cutthroat court battles over who’s to blame when marriages fail. So, Infidelity? Mental cruelty? These, along with other fault-based grounds are not applicable in Michigan. The only grounds for dissolving a marriage that you need to show in court called "irreconcilable differences".
The Divorce Process
Either spouse may initiate a no-fault divorce by filing a complaint. The plaintiff spouse must stated in her/his compliant that the marriage is “forever broken” and there is no hope of reconciliation. The divorce itself is normally filed in the circuit court for the county where the defendant spouse lives. If the defendant is not a Michigan resident, however, the plaintiff may file in his or her own home county.
No Fault Divorce and the Division of Property
In Michigan, division of marital property follows the rule of equitable distribution. In very general terms, marital property describes either assets acquired during the marriage from earnings during the marriage, or assets acquired because separate property was transmuted or commingled.
Marital property must be divided in all Michigan divorces. In order to divide marital property, a court must identify what marital property exists, classify the property as either marital or separate, value the assets, and divide the property equitably. In determining what is marital property, the details (and documents) matter a great deal.
What is marital property in Michigan divorce law?
What's the easiest way to get a divorce in Michigan?
Even we have no-fault divorce, our attorneys can help in situations where neither party is at fault for the divorce, division of property can be determine for any number of reasons including Infidelity, mental cruelty and spousal abuse. There are other factors including:
Disparity of earning power of the spouses and their ability to support themselves, including age, education, business opportunities and future employ ability of each spouse
One spouse's waste of marital assets
Health of the spouses
Which spouse was granted custody of the children
Debt and liabilities
The effort of each spouse in the creation of marital property, or in its increase of value
Tax consequences of the division of proper
An uncontested divorce means that both parties have reached an agreement on all issues, including child support and visitation, the division of property, alimony amounts (if any), and all other issues, and client's spouse is willing to execute all paperwork, including signing an Acknowledgement Of Service, so that Sheriff's service will not be necessary.
We are Divorce Lawyers in Southfied, MI. Our specialist senior divorce lawyer hourly rates are comparably lower than those in most other central Detroit firms which is potentially a more economic option over the long term if you want your case handled by a lawyer with genuine practical experience call us. We handle
• Divorce in Michigan
• MI Child Custody
• MI Child Support
• MI Spousal Support
•Division of Property in (MI)
•Division of Debt
•Legal Separations in MI
•Post Judgment Modifications in Michigan
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Our experienced team of family lawyers is able to handle all types of family matters in a professional and sympathetic way. We are proud to have some of the best divorce lawyers in the county who will guide you throughout from issue of proceedings to reaching a divorce settlement.
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