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How Will the Covid Vaccine Impact Custody in Michigan?

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More than a year after Covid-19 began wreaking havoc on families in Michigan, across the country, and around the world, there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Vaccines are becoming more readily available, allowing people to start planning for an eventual return to “normal” life after the […]

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Which Divorced or Separated Parent May Claim the Tax Exemption?

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Often divorcing parents spend a lot of attorney fees litigating their child custody and parenting time arrangements and a few months after the divorce is final, they wonder if they get to claim their children as a qualifying children on their tax return. Our Grand Rapids family law attorneys can […]

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New Divorce Trends in Michigan

Divorce

Marriages Slightly Up, Divorces on Decline in Michigan Fewer people are getting divorced in Michigan, according to new Census data. About 7.4 in every 1,000 women in Michigan got divorced in 2019, down from 9.3 a decade earlier, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. That […]

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The Role of Addiction in Divorce

Divorce

When an addicted spouse fails or refuses to seek treatment for an addiction, such as an alcohol, drug, sex, or gambling addiction, a divorce sometimes becomes inevitable.  Unfortunately, after struggling as a family unit, the divorce is often a struggle as well.  Our Grand Rapids divorce attorneys outlined some of […]

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