You have split from your partner and filed for child custody, either as part of a divorce or as its own action. How can you tell if your children will live with you or your former spouse? How do Michigan courts decide who gets child custody?
When a parent’s relationship breaks down the first question is often who will “get” the kids. Fear of losing control of your children could push you to take an all-or-nothing approach in court. In a hotly contested custody battle, is the judge likely to award you sole custody of your children?
Even the most carefully written custody and parenting time plan can get stale over time. Changes in your life, or in your relationship with your child’s other parent can sometime leave you wondering “My custody order isn’t working. What can I do?”
You’ve worked hard to save up money for your retirement. But now a divorce is threatening your nest egg. What can you do to protect your retirement accounts in a divorce?