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Q: My attorney tells me we have a settlement conference coming up in my divorce case. We already went to mediation, but were not successful in settling the case. What is the settlement conference all about?
August 28th, 2017
A: The settlement conference is generally your last formal opportunity to settle your case. At the settlement conference, the parties and their attorneys meet at the courthous… 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: I went to court recently and we had a settlement conference. At that meeting, we agreed on a settlement. My lawyer put the settlement on the record, and I agreed to it. When I got home, I felt sick. I felt like the process was extremely rushed and that I was under pressure. Can I back out of the settlement?
June 29th, 2017
A: Unfortunately, it is extremely difficult to back out of a settlement once it has been placed on the record in open court. Unless you can prove that the other party somehow… Read MoreRead More