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Metro-Detroit Divorce Lawyer: What is “No Fault” Divorce in Michigan?

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  So, you’ve heard of no fault insurance, but have you heard of “no fault” divorce? No fault divorce is the law in Michigan and it governs how a divorce is handled. Simply stated, the only thing that has to be alleged in a divorce complaint is “that there has been a breakdown of the…

Metro-Detroit Divorce Lawyer: How Do Michigan Courts Determine Spousal Support (Alimony)?

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     Michigan does not use the term ‘alimony’, instead it uses ‘spousal support’. Spousal support can be awarded to either party and is a money or property allowance, separate from the marital property division. Spousal support is awarded to a spouse who may be unable to support themselves, at least in the short term,…