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The Basics You NEED TO KNOW About Divorce

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To obtain a divorce in Michigan, one of the parties must have been a resident of the state for at least 180 days and of the county in which he or she files for divorce for at least 10 days prior to filing the complaint for divorce. These residency requirements are jurisdictional, meaning neither party can waive them (say, for example, if you only resided in county A for 9 days but nonetheless wanted a divorce in county A).

What If I Can't Talk To My Kids?

tel-story-girl-phone.jpgIf you are sharing your kids in a court order, there will inevitably be issues. This does not mean the other parent will purposefully hurt you -- though that could, and sometimes does, happen - it means both of you are learning the ins and outs of a two-household situation and there will be differences on opinion.

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