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Declining Asset Values in the Divorce Process during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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By Timothy P. Flynn Over a Century ago, the Spanish Flu pandemic swept across the world claiming more than 50 million lives, well over a half-million here in the United States. Now, we are all struggling with COVID-19; truly unprecedented in our lifetimes. The purpose of this post is to inform our readers and… Read More »

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The COVID-19 Pandemic, Divorce and Family Court Issues

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By Timothy P. Flynn It has been over a Century since a global pandemic wreaked as much havoc on humanity as COVID-19; truly unprecedented in our lifetimes. The purpose of this post is to inform our readers and clients about the intersection between COVID-19 and divorce, child custody, support, and parenting issues popping-up now… Read More »

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Estate Planning During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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By: Austin W. Probst H.P. Lovecraft, the popular horror fiction writer, once wrote, “[t]he oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and that oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.” The recent outbreak of COVID-19 has forced us to confront our innate fear of mortality, head on. What, with… Read More »

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Transgender Child Custody Battle

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Practicing family law for decades, we have seen some epic child custody battles here at Clarkston Legal. Right now, there is one such custody battle raging through the courts of Texas. This custody battle is unique because it involves a transgender child and parents with diametrically opposed views on their child’s gender. Jeffrey Younger… Read More »

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Breaking Down Larceny Charges in Oakland County

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Most of the Wolverine State’s theft and larceny laws are found in Section 750.356 of the Michigan Code. Property is one of the three fundamental rights which English thinker John Locke said that all people have. The other two are life and liberty. Since Locke greatly influenced the writers of the Declaration of Independence,… Read More »

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Types of Criminal Child Abuse in Michigan

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The Wolverine State has one of the most intricate child abuse laws in the country. Section 750.136b sets out four different levels of child abuse, which are outlined below. All four kinds have significant direct consequences. There are significant indirect consequences as well. A child abuse conviction creates serious issues in family court, even… Read More »

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Answering Delinquent Child Support Charges in Oakland County

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In the Wolverine State, less than half of residential parents receive their full child support allotments. Since either Oakland County or the State of Michigan is ultimately responsible for collecting child support, high delinquency rates make politicians look bad. So, child support prosecutors are very aggressive. They often take action after just a few… Read More »

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Protective Orders in Michigan: What You Need to Know

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Domestic violence is one of the most pervasive problems of our era. Statistically, a domestic violence incident occurs every nine seconds. Due to the scope of the problem, and the potential tragic consequences, protection is readily available for people who need it. That being said, protective orders in Oakland County are not as easy… Read More »

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Prenuptial Agreements in Michigan: What You Need to Know

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Many Millenials are children of divorce. So, they are often willing to do almost anything to ensure that their own marriages last. So, it is not surprising that Millennials obtain prenuptial agreements in record numbers. Unlike their mothers and fathers, these new husbands and wives understand the full value of a prenuptial pact. These… Read More »

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Types of Home Invasion Crimes in Michigan

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“Home invasion” is basically a burglary of a building while someone is inside. The occupant might not even be aware that a burglary is in progress, but aggressive Oakland County prosecutors often charge these incidents as home invasions. There are a number of possible defenses. Burglary and other personal crimes almost always involve eyewitnesses…. Read More »

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