Avoiding Paying Spousal Support May Not be Such a Good Idea

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Going through a divorce can be an extremely stressful experience. It can also be a financially demanding one, too. If the two separating spouses cannot come to an amicable agreement about dividing property and allocating financial support for the less

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Explaining the Difference Between a Felony and a Misdemeanor

In Michigan, like all other U.S. states, crimes are divided into two basic types according to their severity. The more severe crimes are felonies, while less severe crimes are misdemeanors. Both these categories are broken down further into sub-categories, again

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What Happens if I Get Caught Driving After Having a Drink?

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The best advice to anyone who drives is not to drink at all. That saves you from being arrested for OWI (operating while intoxicated), potentially losing your license and having a criminal record. But for the sake of the odd

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What is Michigan’s Open and Obvious Doctrine?

Slip and Fall Lawyer

Imagine you are doing some shopping in your local supermarket and slip over as you pass the deli. You crack your head on the floor and dislocate your shoulder. You would not only be in a lot of pain, you

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What Could Affect the Amount of Alimony I Might Receive?

Alimony, or spousal support as it is also referred to, is a regular payment made by an ex spouse to his or her partner after a divorce. The amount of alimony is normally determined by a judge who has to

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Will Michigan Adopt a 0.05% BAC Limit?

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The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has campaigned since 2013 for the legal level of blood alcohol (BAC) for drivers to be reduced from 0.08% to 0.05%, but until last year nothing seemed to be shifting on it. Then the

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What is the Revocation of Paternity Act?

The Revocation of Paternity Act is an attempt by the Michigan legislature to allow biological fathers the opportunity to assert their paternity in a situation in which they are not actually married to the children’s mother. To take an example,

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Hit by a Truck: What Should You Do?

Truck accidents are no joke. If you have been hit by a truck it is likely that you and anyone else in the same vehicle would have been injured, perhaps seriously and your vehicle damaged too. Presuming that the accident

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Spousal Support in Michigan – What Happens if I Can’t Pay It?

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Spousal support is the legal term for what is often better known as alimony. The whole point of alimony is to support one of the spouses after a divorce in the manner to which he or she was accustomed during

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Dog Bite Laws in Michigan and Fake Service Dog Bite Legislation

Dog showing teeth before biting a person

Dogs generally bite people they don’t know or are afraid of, especially when they are defending what they regard as their territory, or their owner(s). Dog bites more rarely involve small children or babies and if they do it’s a

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