Part of preparing an estate plan is choosing who will raise your children in your absence. Normally the surviving parent will become a minor child’s sole custodian (there are limited circumstances when this would not occur, but that is [...]
Whether you are 72 years old, enjoying retirement, or 22 and looking for that first “real” job, proper estate planning is critical. It is the cornerstone of long-term financial management and the road-map for generational wealth transfer—but there are [...]
If you have never met with an attorney before, your initial meeting to discuss divorce (whether to file or if your spouse has already filed) can be daunting, nerve-wracking, confusing ... you name it. It is important to keep [...]
At the outset of any divorce case comes the big “how much will this cost me?” question. It is a completely fair question, and one I would ask myself. It’s the same reason we look for a price sticker [...]
Does a mother have a better chance at winning a custody battle, or does a father? Do the children’s ages matter? Or the children’s gender? Pursuant to Michigan Compiled Laws (MCL) 722.23, a court will consider the sum total [...]
By Lori Schmeltzer|2018-06-11T14:43:35-05:00June 4th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Does gender play a role in child custody battles?