Divorce

Divorce

Is collaborative divorce the right choice for me?

For many people, one word comes to mind when they think of the divorce process: stressful. Whether it is fighting for more time with your kids or arguing over who gets the family home, traditional divorce can be expensive, time-consuming, and overwhelming. Nowadays,...

Watch out for how debt is divided in your divorce

A lot of people who go through divorce worry about what their financial stability will look like as they move into living a single life. This is understandable, and its why there’s a lot of focus on the property division process during marriage dissolution. Yet even...

Are all assets accounted for in your divorce?

Divorce is often filled with drama, which can make the painful emotions of the breakup even more difficult to bear. One aspect of divorce that is especially contentious for Michigan couples is property distribution. When spouses look at their assets, they may have...

The family home during the divorce

The family home is a hot topic during a divorce. It is often the most expensive asset a couple owns, and one with a lot of emotional significance. This is why we have posted about what happens to the family home after a divorce. Though, the natural question that pops...

When a prenup may be needed

It may not be the most romantic subject to discuss during your engagement, but a prenuptial agreement can be a helpful financial planning tool for your marriage and help reduce time, conflict, and cost if you ever divorce. These contracts may be helpful for most...

What happens to the family home in divorce?

What happens to the family home in divorce? This is a question many divorcing couples likely ask themselves. Understanding the various options for dividing a family home during divorce can help divorcing couples navigate the oftentimes emotional process of splitting...

What should we do about our business during divorce?

One of the most major assets that a divorcing couple may have to address is if the couple owns a family business together. Determining how to divide a family-owned business in an equitable manner that pleases both spouses can be challenging which is why it is helpful...