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Credit for Additional Overnights With Children
Sep 17, 2020
When parents are going through a divorce or establishment of custody and child support is ordered it is usually based on the number of overnights each parent is expected to spend with their child. But sometimes, after child support is ordered, events happ...
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Claiming child as a dependent in a Judgment of Divorce: is provision modifiable or not?
Sep 1, 2020
Family law practitioners often negotiate who will claim a child(ren) as dependent(s) in divorce or custody matters. However, not all practitioners specify whether this term would be subject to modification in the future. In the absence of a specific state...
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Support Orders
May 29, 2020
Has COVID-19 shot your financial circumstances? Was your court-ordered support based on a higher income than you have now? Sterling Law can help you with your child or spousal support, but don’t delay as support orders cannot be changed retroactively. A...
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Want Time With Your Grandkids?
May 14, 2020
Did you know that grandparents may be awarded grandparenting time with their grandchildren? And they don’t have to wait until the parents “deny” grandparenting time. Regardless of whether the grandparents are not seeing their grandkids “enough”...
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How to Notarize Documents During a Pandemic Like COVID-19
Apr 30, 2020
Update 10/8/20 - In light of Midwest Inst of Health, PLLC v Governor of Michigan (In re Certified Questions from the United States Distr Court) Oct 2, 2020, recent updates to attorney resources (i.e., ICLE) recommend immediately stopping the use of the go...
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What to do if you are in Harm’s Way in your Own Home During the Pandemic
Apr 24, 2020
If you or someone you love is in danger of immediate harm in your own home, your first option is to find a location in your home away from the individual threatening you. If a location outside of the home is the only available option, go outside. After...
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Child Custody, Child Support, and Parenting Time Issues During COVID-19
Apr 17, 2020
The COVID-19 virus has presented issues that impact numerous aspects of our lives. As family law attorneys, our focus is how practical implications and legislation impact custody, parenting time, and child support issues faced by people across Michigan. T...
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Temporary Use of Video Conferencing to Notarize Documents During COVID-19
Apr 15, 2020
Update 10/8/20 - In light of Midwest Inst of Health, PLLC v Governor of Michigan (In re Certified Questions from the United States Distr Court) Oct 2, 2020, recent updates to attorney resources (i.e., ICLE) recommend immediately stopping the use of the go...
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How COVID 19 is Changing Family Law
Apr 9, 2020
The COVID-19 virus has presented myriad issues that impact numerous aspects of our lives. As family law attorneys, our focus is how practical implications and legislation impact custody, parenting time, and child support issues faced by people across Mich...
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When Can Parenting Time Be Denied?
Apr 9, 2020
Very often situations arise when a parent wonders whether they are excused from following the parenting time order and deny parenting time to the other parent. As with most questions in family law matters, the answer is: it depends on the details of the s...
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