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Eaton County, Michigan Prenuptial Agreement Lawyer Shares Some Pros and Cons to Getting a Prenup

By |2020-05-22T20:23:53+00:00May 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Prenuptial agreements are becoming more common among couples today. Because many individuals are getting married later in life and have already established their careers, they are choosing to protect the things they worked so hard to acquire as no one truly knows whether a marriage is going to work out. Now, there are always two [...]

Clinton County, MI Prenuptial Agreement Lawyer Explains How Much It Costs to Get a Prenup

By |2020-05-22T20:22:18+00:00May 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

There isn’t one set price a couple is going to pay for a prenup in Michigan. The truth is, there are many factors that will affect how much you will need to pay if you want a prenuptial agreement to be drawn up before you tie the knot. What are some of these factors you [...]

Will Assets I Acquire While Separated from My Spouse be Considered Martial Property During Our Divorce?

By |2020-05-22T20:17:28+00:00May 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

While each divorce case differs from one another, generally anything you acquire while married to your spouse will likely be considered marital property during your divorce. Of course, there are exceptions to this, and you can learn exactly what these are by speaking with a skilled family law attorney in Michigan. When considering marital property, [...]

Understanding the Sexual Assault Charges that were Filed Against You in Lansing, MI

By |2020-05-22T20:15:15+00:00May 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

If you or someone close to you was recently charged with sexual assault in Lansing, MI and you are looking to get as much information as you can regarding this type of charge, the Law Offices of Stuart R. Shafer, P.C. here to provide it to you. Below we are discussing what sexual assault is [...]

Can I Settle My Divorce Without Having to Go to Court?

By |2020-05-22T20:13:50+00:00May 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

If you’re someone who isn’t fond of the courtroom but is preparing to file for divorce, you may be wondering whether your case must be handled within the courtroom or if there is a way it can be settled outside of it. It’s a common concern for many divorcing parties which is why we are [...]

What Factors Will a Michigan Court Use to Establish a Parenting Time Order?

By |2020-05-22T20:11:42+00:00May 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

If you and your spouse are going through a divorce and are unable to come to terms on how the two of you want to divide up your time with your children, the decision shall be placed on the court and the judge hearing your case will make a final judgement on how child custody [...]

How Long Will My Criminal Conviction Remain on My Record?

By |2020-05-22T20:06:06+00:00May 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

When you have a criminal conviction on your record, it can make getting a job extremely difficult to do. Some employers will see the arrest and won’t even consider you as a potential employee because of it while others will have you go through an extensive application process only to turn to you down at [...]

What Will Happen to My Marijuana Conviction Now that Marijuana is Legal in Michigan?

By |2020-05-22T20:04:18+00:00May 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

The state of Michigan legalized the use of marijuana for recreational purposes on December 6th, 2018 and now many individuals who have been convicted of marijuana charges or have some currently pending against them are wondering how the new law will affect their criminal record. Will their conviction be expunged? Will the charges be dropped? [...]

Michigan Couple Wrongfully Arrested for Possession of Medical Marijuana

By |2020-05-22T19:57:52+00:00May 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Police officers are trained to catch individuals in the act of committing a crime or detain those who are said to be guilty of breaking the law. While officers help to keep the community safe by reducing the amount of crime that occurs, they sometimes make mistakes in the process of catching criminals which leads [...]

Does Separation Always Lead to Divorce?

By |2020-05-22T19:20:40+00:00May 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Not always as some couples choose to separate for various reasons. According to Susan Pease Gadoua, L.C.S.W., who is the author of Contemplating Divorce, A Step-by-Step Guide to Deciding Whether to Stay or Go (August 2008) and Stronger Day by Day: Reflections for Healing and Rebuilding After Divorce (July 2010), there are three common reasons why couples separate [...]