Motion Regarding Change of Domicile or Legal Residence in Michigan
Family Law

Motion Regarding Change of Domicile or Legal Residence in Michigan

In this article, I will discuss a motion to change of domicile or legal residence in Michigan.  MCL 722.31 is the statute.  This is the motion that must be filed when people subject to a custody order want to relocate to another city.  This article covers co-parents with joint legal custody.  If a parent has…

Evasive interrogatory answers and the motion to compel discovery in Michigan
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Evasive interrogatory answers and the motion to compel discovery in Michigan

Every attorney that has litigated a case in court has dealt with this issue:  The attorney submits interrogatories to the opposing party and receives incomplete or evasive interrogatory answers.  When this happens, there is a decision to be made, file a motion to compel answers or not.  Every attorney in this situation is bothered by…

Family Law

Unmarried couples: Who has child custody in Michigan?

Initial child custody in Michigan Child custody in Michigan requires a Court order.  In reality, many unmarried couples are raising children together. The question often arises: I am not married, we have a child, who has child custody in Michigan? The answer is found in a Michigan statute: There are a couple of important points…