Life After Divorce
There are several reasons your settlement could change.
Nobody is truly happy at the end of a divorce. Each party compromises at some level to reach an agreement, but what happens if the circumstances change or if there is good reason to believe you were treated unfairly? The good news is, you have options.
Can I appeal my Michigan divorce to a higher court? After a Michigan divorce or child custody matter reaches its final conclusion in a Michigan court, a Judgment or Order will be entered. The Judgment or Order is the judge’s final decision. The parties, like it or not, are required by law to adhere to […]
Post-judgment enforcement – what to do when one party doesn’t follow the rules. When your divorce is completed, either by way of a settlement agreement or by a trial before your judge, the court will sign a final document called a “Judgment of Divorce.” Courts and attorneys refer to this as the JOD. The JOD […]
Changing a Settlement
Can I change the settlement terms after the divorce has been finalized? The short answer is “maybe.” In order for a divorce to be finalized, two distinct actions will have taken place at the court: A “Pro Confessor” hearing will have been conducted in front of the judge. At the Pro Confessor hearing, the parties […]
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