Category: Before Divorce

How Divorce, Separate Maintenance and Annulment Differ

January 04, 2022

By Daniel H Moss, Attorney Divorce: Michigan is known as a “no fault” divorce state. In order to get divorced, it must be alleged that: “There has been a breakdown of the marriage relationship to the extent that the objects of matrimony have been destroyed and there remains no reasonable likelihood that the marriage can […]

3 Important Considerations in Working with Your Attorney

January 04, 2022

By Daniel H Moss, Attorney Ending a marriage is often a traumatic experience. Good divorce attorneys are aware of the emotional impact and do their best to relieve anxiety by providing solutions to the problems you may encounter during your divorce. Here are 3 important Considerations to follow when you are working with your divorce […]

When Is Your Marriage Over?

January 04, 2022

By Daniel H Moss, Attorney If you’re in a marriage that’s struggling, you might be trying to determine whether it can be saved, or whether you and your spouse are facing an inevitable breakup. If you’re stuck in limbo and don’t know where your marriage is heading, and you’ve tried counseling for several weeks, ask […]

How Holiday Stress Can Impact Your Marriage

January 04, 2022

By Daniel H. Moss, Attorney ‘Tis the season to be busy! For many, the Christmas season is a festive, yet hectic time. There’s a great deal of anticipation at this time of year for adults and children alike. While the holidays can mean magic is in the air for children, couples often struggle with a […]

Should You Fight for Sole Custody?

January 04, 2022

By Daniel H Moss, Attorney Before you fight for sole custody of your children in divorce, make sure it’s what’s best for the kids. While in certain circumstances, this might be what is best for the children, in many cases, the desire to gain sole custody is based on the emotional impact of a failed […]

When do most people file for divorce?

January 04, 2022

By Daniel H. Moss, Attorney If you’re contemplating divorce, one of the decisions that can cause a lot of stress is when to file. Do you file as soon as you’ve made the decision or wait until the “right” time? If you decide to wait, when is the right time? For some, family events, promotions […]

How to Determine if Alimony is Payable

January 04, 2022

By Daniel H Moss, Attorney Alimony or Spousal Support are the same thing. Spousal Support is just newer terminology. The real question is how it is determined. In Michigan, a court will consider the following factors in deciding whether to award spousal support and how much: Past relationship and conduct of the parties Length of […]

Divorce Q&A: Part 2

January 04, 2022

By Divorce Attorney Daniel H. Moss In this second installment of my Divorce Questions and Answers series, we’ll cover some additional questions and concerns people often have when thinking about divorce. As always, this is intended as a reference guide, not as legal advice. Always consult a professional for legal counsel on your specific situation. […]

Divorce Q&A: Part 1

January 04, 2022

By Attorney Daniel H. Moss If you’re thinking about divorce, you probably have many concerns and questions. With this in mind, I’ve compiled the following list of some common divorce questions and answers. These do not, of course, replace specific legal counsel, but they should give you some food for thought in getting started. What […]

7 Myths Of Divorce

January 04, 2022

By Daniel H. Moss, Attorney We hear a lot of statistics and so-called facts about divorce every day. Many of the commonly repeated statistics, however are simply not true. When you’re struggling with something as serious as divorce, knowing the facts is important. That’s why I’ve put together this list of 7 myths of divorce. […]