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We’re Getting a Divorce: How to Talk to Your Kids About Your Separation

When you first got married, you could probably never imagine being without your spouse. But sadly, divorce — or the dissolution of a marriage — is a reality for many American couples. While it might seem like you’re the only one going through it, around 827,000 divorces take place each year. But as tough as a divorce can be for… 

How Detroit Residents Should Handle Their Finances During the Coronavirus Pandemic

With the recent change in the environment and the spread of the novel coronavirus, times are uncertain and the economy is being challenged. Novel cases in Michigan have reached over 1000, with over 300 of those cases in Detroit. This rising number is causing emergency and precautionary measures to be taken to prevent the spread of the virus. Such measures… 

Is the Opioid Epidemic Making America’s Roadways More Dangerous?

We’d probably all like to think of ourselves as safe drivers, but the data tells a different story. Traffic deaths on U.S. roads are still incredibly high — and while more than one-third of the nation’s major roads are in mediocre or poor condition, there might be some other surprising reasons why so many fatalities occur on American streets. According… 

Legal Corner: What Will Happen to your Digital Property After Your Death?

How do you protect digital assets in the event of incapacity or death?  What exactly is a digital asset?  A digital asset is any form of electronic data, along with the right to use that data.  Some examples of digital assets include:  online banking and financial accounts, virtual currency accounts, such as PayPal, files stored in the cloud or on… 

Grandparent Visitation Rights in Michigan

In Michigan, when grandparents are denied access to their grandchild they can petition the court for grandparent visitation rights.  The process can be an uphill battle because there are restrictions on their ability to do so successfully.  The biggest obstacle to grandparents petitioning for visitation rights is that parents have a Constitutionally protected fundamental right to raise their children without…