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Ten Child Support Issues in 2010

10.    What is the basis for determination of child support in Michigan?  The laws differ from state to state.  Normally there is a formula used.   This formula looks at the income of both parents, along with the number of overnights the child or children spend with each parent. This computer formula is then run based […]

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Nine Key Parenting Time/Visitation Issues in 2009

9. How specific a schedule do you need for parenting time/visitation? The better your communication and the older your children, the less specificity that you need.   8. What is the typical schedule? The typical, traditional schedule has been alternate weekends from Friday until Sunday, along with alternate holidays consisting of Memorial Day, Fourth of July, […]

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Nine Michigan Child Support Issues in 2009

9. How is child support determined? This varies from state to state, but normally it is a formula that looks at the income of both parents, the amount of time that the child or children spend with each parent, and then a computer formula is run to come up with the appropriate amount of child […]

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Michigan Family Law Issues in Tough Economic Times: Child Support

Tough Economic times doesnt mean you have to choose between “getting by” or your responsibilities . There are steps that you can take to take care of your obligations without putting yourself in a more difficult position. In Michigan, there is no retroactive modification of child support by law. If you are about to lose […]

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Top Nine Questions About Child Custody in 2009

9. Is child custody an issue in most divorces where there are minor children? In most divorces, custody issues are settled very easily. It is only a small percentage where custody becomes an issue. 8. Is there an age where a child can decide who he or she wants to live with? There is no […]

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