Assuming you and your co-parent share joint legal custody over your minor child(ren), that means you each have equal rights to their medical information, records, appointments and major decision-making. Often times, divorced parents have different views on healthcare (i.e., vaccines, procedures, prescriptions). If joint legal custodial parents cannot agree on major medical decisions, they go […]
Attorney Max S. Emmer speaks with Nicole Gopoian Wirick, JD, CFP, in a three (3) part series on the intersection of financial planning and divorce. Nicole is a financial advisor with a law degree, certificate in financial planning and myriad experiences making her a uniquely well-rounded and expert financial professional. Should you have any questions, […]
Many clients think that the notion “marital property” ends when they file for divorce – that is not true. Until a divorce is finalized and entered by the Court, property is still marital barring express agreement by the parties to the contrary. Recently, a colleague of mine added language into a Judgment of Divorce regarding […]
Many co-parents reach agreements for summer, vacation, and/or holiday parenting time that are different than their regular parenting time schedule. For example, many clients like to reserve the right to exercise extended summer parenting time for a longer trip or vacation – each parent might get one or two uninterrupted weeks of summer parenting time […]
Ended up married after a rowdy weekend in Las Vegas? The heat of the moment made you get ahead of yourself? Unfortunately, Las Vegas marriages, by and large, are legally enforceable and recognized, even if you were on vacation. Annulments are available in very specific, precise situations and circumstances (incapacitation or polygamy/being legally unable to […]
What if you discover that your spouse was gambling extensively during your marriage? Or, more generally, what if they have been using marital funds and assets for illicit and/or improper purposes (i.e., drugs, strip clubs, escorts)? While it is generally understood that typical, routine marital expenses and debts are a part of the marital estate […]
There are three major benefits and advantages to working with a small law firm like Emmer Law PLC: (1) attention to you and your matter; (2) genuine care for client engagement and satisfaction; (3) reasonable fees and costs. If you have any questions about your divorce or family law matter, please contact us.
Divorce lawyers practicing family law often subject themselves and their clients to theatrics and performative antics that, in the long run, provide no material advantage or benefit. You should always seek out an experienced lawyer who is knowledgable, communicative, direct, and honest. If you have any questions about your family law matter, please contact us.
Attorney Max S. Emmer speaks with Attorney Joshua A. Lowenthal in a three (3) part series on the intersection of divorce and estate planning. Josh is an attorney who focuses on estate planning and tax matters. Should you ave any questions, please contact us today.
Attorney Max S. Emmer speaks with Attorney Joshua A. Lowenthal in a three (3) part series on the intersection of divorce and estate planning. Josh is an attorney whose firm focuses on estate planning and tax matters. Should you have any questions, please contact us today.
You or your spouse file for divorce in Oakland County and right off the bat you get a notice that there is a court date already?! Many people are surprised and/or intimated seeing a hearing date so quickly which is understandable. In Oakland County, Early Intervention Conference hearings are automatically scheduled for matters with minor […]
Obviously, you should look to hire a lawyer that is experienced and competent, preferably one who exclusively practices family law. But, what else should you look for? I tell people to look for someone who feels like a personality fit; someone you feel comfortable talking to about private, serious and sensitive subjects and topics. I […]
So much content is focused on divorces and kids, but, what about people with no children, or, kids who are adults? This video is for you. With a shorter statutory waiting period and less requirements from the Court, we can usually streamline these matters in an ideal world. For more information on divorces without kids, […]
Making the decision to get divorced is difficult. Telling your children about it brings on all sorts of feelings and emotions. Mental Health Professional and Divorce Expert Brett Sherman and I discuss the ins and outs of best discussing this sensitive topic with your minor children. Should you have any questions, please contact us.
Attorney Max S. Emmer speaks with Brett Sherman of B Sherman Counseling in a three (3) part series on the benefits of including mental health professionals in the divorce process. Brett has a private therapy practice and regularly works on collaborative divorce cases in the greater Detroit area. Should you have any questions, please contact […]