Attorneys experienced with most Bloomfield Hills family law components can help you safely navigate the complex nature of the circuit court family division cases. Experienced representation can make the difference between fair and equitable settlements and court orders that appear to favor one party over the other.
While most common family law issues in Bloomfield Hills appear in other parts of Michigan, also, attorneys familiar with the city's courts and personnel may have subtle advantages because of this familiarity. The following items are common issues the circuit court family division hears.
Divorce - whether contested or uncontested, including interstate divorce actions
Child custody - including naming the custodial parent or shared custody, visitation rights and other parenting issues
Property division - negotiating agreements or court orders for equitable splits of marital assets
Spousal support - which have no mandatory guidelines, such as for child support, but does involve factors the court considers, which include the following items.
The length of the marriage,
Spousal ages and health conditions,
Spouses' ability to work and generate income,
Ability to pay support,
Financial position after property division,
Current quality of life or standard of living, and
Principals of fair and equitable treatment
Prenuptial agreements - that appear negotiated in good faith or are contested by one of the parties
Child support - as per the mandatory formula family division courts must use in calculating the amount of support ordered
Annulment - in which the spouses ask the court to rule that the marriage never legally existed
Paternity - which at times must be proven when the alleged sperm donor denies parentage of one or more minor children
Adoptions - which must meet Michigan standards to be legal and binding
Child abuse (or neglect) claims, which may or may not be transferred to criminal cases, and
Other issues relating to domestic relations , including domestic abuse, name changes or miscellaneous family matters needing court objectivity and decisions.
Since most of these family law components require each side to display verifiable information supporting his/her position, family law specialists are the best options for representing you in Bloomfield Hills' courts.
According to the Michigan bar, family law cases are estimated to be around 70 percent of Circuit Court filings. While this volume may motivate more attorneys to family law practice, developing expertise requires learning the nuances and vagaries of family law. You will feel more confident with an experienced family law specialist representing your interests.
Although only around five square miles, with less than 4,000 residents, Bloomfield Hills is home to over 20 family law specialists. This small upscale city, with multiple experienced family law attorneys, will offer you legal representation with the empathy you want, along with the technical expertise you need.
If you have a domestic relations case in Bloomfield Hills, contact one of their family law experts. You are often able to have at least one no cost consultation with a family law specialist to evaluate your own comfortability. Even when you have a trusted referral, still take advantage of an exploratory consultation, as family law cases have an emotional component, along with requiring experienced legal expertise. Call us today at 248-356-0600 for a FREE consultation.
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