Pinnacle Family Law
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What Things Should You Discuss When Settling Your Family Court Case?

checklist.jpgWhile every family -- and, therefore, every family court case -- is unique, there are certain topics we address in all of them. Some may not apply to your case (e.g, if you do not have children), but all of the topics in your case you will find with our PFL Master List:

FAMILY COURT JUDGMENT TOPICS

BANK ACCOUNTS

JOINT

INDIVIDUAL

CHILDREN'S

BUSINESSES

DIVIDE?

RETAIN JOINT OWNERSHIP?

SECURITY FOR PAYMENT

CHILD CUSTODY

LEGAL CUSTODY - DECISION MAKING

PRIMARY RESIDENCE - SCHOOL DISTRICT

PARENTING TIME

SCHOOL YEAR SCHEDULE

SUMMER SCHEDULE

HOLIDAYS

OTHER IMPORTANT FAMILY OR CULTURAL DAYS

INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL/HAGUE

CHILD SUPPORT

PAID THROUGH FRIEND OF THE COURT?

MANDATORY REVIEW TIMES? E.G., NEW EMPLOYMENT

COLLEGE/POST-MAJORITY SUPPORT

BONUSES

SPOUSAL SUPPORT

MODIFIABLE?

LUMP SUM BUYOUT?

FOREVER BAR?

STUDENT LOANS

PARTIES

CHILDREN

PERSONAL LOANS

JOINT

INDIVIDUAL

RETIREMENT

PREMARITAL AMOUNTS

PREMARITAL APPRECIATION - DEPENDS ON ACCOUNT

OTHER INVESTMENTS

PREMARITAL AMOUNTS

PREMARITAL APPRECIATION - DEPENDS ON ACCOUNT

HEALTH INSURANCE

CHILDREN

SPOUSE/COBRA

VEHICLES

SIGN OVER TITLE

HOW LONG TO REFINANCE

SELF-HELF FOR DEFAULT

INSURANCE

LIFE INSURANCE

MAINTAIN AS SECURITY FOR SUPPORT

PETS

SCHEDULE

VET/BILLS

SUPPORT

PHOTOGRAPHS

REAL ESTATE

FAMILY HOME

RENTAL HOME

VACATION / CABIN

TIMESHARE

CREDIT CARDS/STORE CARDS

JOINT

INDIVIDUAL

TIME TO REPAY/BALANCE TRANSFER

INCOME TAXES

IF THERE IS AN AUDIT

PAST DUE TAXES

WHETHER TO FILE JOINT/DELAY FINAL ORDER DATE

CHILDCARE CREDIT

CHILD DEPENDENCY EXEMPTION

OTHER CHILD-RELATED ISSUES

PASSPORTS

NAME CHANGE

BANKRUPTCY

SHOULD PARTIES FILE TOGETHER

WHAT HAPPENS IF ONE PARTY FILES

OTHER CLAIMS

E.G. PENDING WORK COMP OR PERSONAL INJURY

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Novi Office
39555 Orchard Hill Place
Suite 600
Novi, MI 48375

Phone: 248-305-6484
Map & Directions

Grand Rapids Office
250 Monroe Avenue NW
Suite 400
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Phone: 248-305-6484
Map & Directions

Lansing Office
120 North Washington Square
Suite 300
Lansing, MI 48933

Phone: 248-305-6484
Map & Directions

Kalamazoo Office
251 N Rose St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

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