Property Division

How is an hourly rate determined

Hiring an attorney is overwhelming and stressful for a variety of reasons, whether it be the reason for needing legal services or just the cost of legal services. Most people, if asked, would likely anticipate hiring a lawyer to be...
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Attorney Review DIY Issue Part 4: Mistakes

DIY Issues Part 4 – Not having an Attorney Review of your Settlement or Judgment Another situation where you can get yourself into trouble on your own is by not having an attorney review any proposed settlement or judgment prior...
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When the judgment doesn’t meet the goals DIY Fixes Part 3

DIY Fixes Part 3 – Judgment Language Issues When entering into any contract, settlement, or other agreement, it is important that people understand what they are agreeing to and fully comprehend the legal consequences of the agreement. As attorneys experienced...
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Advantages to Selling the Marital Home Before Divorce

Michigan Attorney Kathryn Wayne-Spindler recently participated in the Institute of Continuing Legal Education Family Law Seminar where Elizabeth K. Bransdorfer of Mika Meyes PLC in Grand Rapids presented the session, “Selling the Marital Home During the Divorce Case.” When divorcing,...
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Special Considerations of International Divorce

Increasingly, apps like Tinder, Facebook,, E-Harmony, WhatsApp, Skype, Facetime, and WeChat are making finding and maintaining a long-distance relationships possible. According to statistics cited in an e-Harmony article, as many as 40 percent of Americans use online dating. Besides...
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Domestic Violence Screening Essential Before Mediation

Mediation is only safe and successful when both parties are capable of freely expressing their requirements. If one party is being abused, the mediation may be at best, unfair and at worst, unsafe. That’s why it’s crucial that attorneys and...
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Ask An Attorney: Separation vs Divorce

Experienced Wayne County Family Law Attorney Kathryn Wayne-Spindler recently answered a question in the West Oakland CountySpinal Column Newsweekly regarding the benefits of Legal Separation for some couples. In a few situations, separation may be more advantageous for some “Silver”...
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