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Category: Family Law

Posted by Haque Legal November 27, 2022 Family Law

Different Types of Spousal Support and Questions You Need Answers To

There are different kinds of spousal support but they all mean the same thing – you have to pay your former spouse with a chunk of your hard-earned money.  Alimony in Gross There is alimony in gross. Alimony in gross means property division that is payable through either a lump-sum award or through fixed periodic…
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Posted by Haque Legal November 21, 2022 Family Law

I Have A Mental Health Issue, Will It Affect My Right For Child Custody?

If you have a mental health issue, you are probably worried about how it will affect your right for custody of your child. Let us briefly discuss the circumstances in this article. The impact on your case depends on the severity Depending on the severity of the case, a mental health issue does not always…
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Posted by Haque Legal November 15, 2022 Family Law

Mental Health Issues That Affect Child Custody in Michigan: Domestic Violence

Mental health is a topic that used to be discussed only within the courts. However, times are really changing and it is now public knowledge that mental health can affect a child custody case in Michigan.  With that, let us look at the mental health issues and factors that affect child custody in Michigan. Generally,…
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Posted by Haque Legal November 8, 2022 Family Law

What is the Best Interest of The Child in Michigan Child Custody Laws?

Generally, the court would prioritize the best interest of the child in Michigan, mental health issues, or none. As we have discussed previously, the best interest of the child is defined in law.  Hence, before diving further into Michigan child custody law and mental health, let us discuss some of the cases already decided by…
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Posted by Haque Legal November 3, 2022 Family Law

Will A Depression Diagnosis Affect Your Child Custody Case?

Previously, we have discussed how depression can affect your divorce case. How about in case of a child custody case? For Haque Legal, we know the importance of keeping custody of your child. With that, let us discuss the effect of a diagnosis of depression in your child custody case in this article. Depression According…
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Posted by Haque Legal October 28, 2022 Family Law

Who is an acknowledged father in Michigan?

An acknowledged father is more than just an idea. It is a legal concept in the State of Michigan. Generally, the acknowledged father is the biological father of a father born out of wedlock.  He is called as such because he acknowledges his rights and obligations as a father in a Declaration of Paternity that…
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Posted by Haque Legal October 22, 2022 Family Law

I raised a child who is not mine, can I sue?

One of the fears that we all have is raising a family, loving a child, and then finding out that the child is not yours in the first place.  In this article, we try to dive into a very emotional topic: what if you raised a child who is not yours? What are your rights?…
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Posted by Haque Legal October 16, 2022 Family Law

Questions Some Potential Fathers May Be Too Timid To Ask Their Lawyers

Potential fathers often ask about their rights and obligations. We have handled numerous clients who have questions about what they should expect should they have to deal with confirmed paternity.  In this article, we answer some of the common questions that individuals often have about being acknowledged as a father of a child. Let us…
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Posted by Haque Legal October 10, 2022 Family Law

Answering Common Questions About Paternity Suits

In the article Paternity Suits in Michigan, we discussed paternity suits and introduced the concept to you. In this article, we will discuss common questions about paternity suits and provide you with some answers. How does the State of Michigan legally determine who is the father of a child? Generally, when the mother and the…
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Posted by Haque Legal October 4, 2022 Family Law

Paternity Suits in Michigan

Paternity is hard to prove. In the State of Michigan, where family laws are as strict as it gets, the presumption of paternity does not have a hard and fast rule.  When the presumed father of a child denies that he is the father, the mother may choose to file what we call a paternity…
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