FREE CONSULTATION 248-270-2709 248-270-2709

Oakland Macomb Livingston Divorce Attorneys - Blog


Recent Blog Posts

VIDEO: Child Custody

A Father’s Guide to Divorce

What Every Father Facing Divorce Needs to Know Fathers’ not getting 50/50 custody is the product of past stereotypes. It used to be assumed that the woman would have more time to spend raising the children when being a stay at home wife was more common. Now women work outside the home just as much Read More

Introduction to Alcoholism

We are sharing our thoughts and findings on the ways alcoholism can impact marriage and divorce in this series of blog posts. In these blog posts we are exploring: Marriage & Alcoholism How Alcoholism Impacts Children Acknowledging Alcoholism Divorcing an Alcoholic Spouse In this specific blog we are covering how alcoholism impacts marriages and children. Read More

How Covid-19 Has Affected The Divorce Process

Are you wondering what to expect for a divorce during these times? Interested in how Covid-19 has influenced divorce trends and the legal process? Rachael Lewandusky of The Marchese Law Firm explores how Covid-19 and the pandemic have changed the landscape of divorce for attorneys and clients. Want to read more about Covid-19 and child Read More

Our Brighton Office

Something not everyone knows…we have a second office in Brighton! If you’re ever in need of family law legal services in the Brighton area we are in the neighborhood and ready to assist you. The office is located at: 10192 Grand River Road Suite 101 Brighton, MI 48116    

Most Common Divorce Questions

We keep busy at The Marchese Law Firm. On an average day we take several consultations which include meeting with potential clients who have questions about the divorce process. Over the years it’s become clear that certain questions are at the forefront of people’s mind when they begin a divorce. It’s our goal to share Read More

I got served with divorce papers…Now What?

Divorce is a stressful time, especially if you aren’t prepared for it and can become worse if you don’t prepare properly. There are several steps you should take after being served with divorce papers, both to protect yourself and make the process as smooth as possible. Seek out Legal Counsel While getting an attorney may Read More

How to tell your children you are getting a divorce

Every family is different, as is every child, so there is no ‘right way’ to talk to your children about your divorce. However, here are a few suggestions and things to keep in mind when approaching the subject: Keep it Simple and Age Appropriate Children don’t need to know all the details, especially the first Read More

What advice would you give to families in order to minimize the overall impact of divorce on their children?

Understand that no matter what your spouse has done or how much you hate them, you will have to have a relationship with them for the rest of your life. You cannot make them go away. Your children are the most important thing in the world and your anger, resentment, and hatred will only make Read More

Custody and parenting time in COVID-19 Coronavirus

Divorced parents who co-parent have wondered how parenting time issues will be effected with the Michigan State lockdown and the shut down of schools and other child care facilities, in addition to non essential businesses. Hopefully the impact will be minimal at best. In doing so, please keep these tips in mind when co parenting Read More

Awards & Associations