Debunking common myths about alimony

A number of incorrect assumptions exist regard alimony, with the chief among these being that it is awarded in all divorce cases in Westland and that it is only given to women. In reality, the laws regulating alimony (or “spousal support” or “maintenance,” as it is...

Can a bankruptcy prevent foreclosure?

Financial struggles can often start out small, yet can quickly grow to the point of impacted many aspects of your life in Westland. One is your standing with your mortgage lender. If you fall too far behind on your monthly payments, your lender could try to foreclose...

What is the Friend of the Court?

During a divorce in Michigan, the subject of child custody can be a heated topic. If you are in the middle of a custody battle with your former spouse, then you will have to associate with the Friend of the Court Bureau. While the Friend of the Court is not there to...

2 changes you may see in DUI laws

Drunk driving has long been an issue that experts have studied with the goal of reducing instances. However, if you face a drunk driving charge in Michigan, you may understand how difficult it can be to know you are over the legal blood alcohol content level. A couple...