Q: My attorney tells me that I have a mediation coming up. I don’t know what to expect. Can you give me a general rundown of the process?
May 9th, 2018
A: Mediations are not all the same, but most of them follow a general format that is somewhat predictable. If your attorney was involved in choosing the mediator, which is usu… Read MoreRead More
Q: I would like to mediate my case rather than going through the court system. Is this a possibility?
August 15th, 2017
A: Yes and no. First, you should know that in nearly all counties in Michigan, the courts are referring domestic matters to mediation. In most cases, the court issues a notice… Read MoreRead More
Q: My wife and I are trying to settle our divorce and we are making good progress at resolving all of the issues out of court. As funny as it sounds, the only thing we are really arguing about is the dog. Our golden retriever has been a part of our family for several years and she means a lot to both of us. What will the court to do with this?
June 1st, 2017
A: You would be surprised at how common this dispute has become, especially in families with children. The short answer is that a pet is considered personal property subject t… Read MoreRead More