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Spousal Support

Alimony Concerns for Stay at Home Parents

Stay-at-home parenting is becoming rarer by the day. Bureau of Labor statistics show that, “In 1967, 49 percent of mothers were stay-at-home mothers. That proportion steadily dropped through the decades until 1999, when only 23 percent of moms stayed at...
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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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Attorney Fees Awarded in Domestic Relations Cases

Did you know that under certain circumstances one party in a legal action could be ordered to pay both parties’ attorneys’ fees? Obviously, there are conditions that must be met. Michigan Circuit Judge David Hoort addresses these considerations in his...
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Spousal Support Considerations: Does Cohabitation Revoke Alimony?

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Spousal Support Considerations In about 50 percent of current divorces handled by Milford, Michigan Divorce Attorney Kathryn Wayne-Spindler, one party receives alimony. The eligibility and amount of the spousal support is calculated based on many factors including actual income; potential...
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What’s “Suitable” Courtroom Attire?

There was a time when there was no question about courtroom attire because the answer was so obvious – a suit or dress. That’s how people dressed throughout most of history. Men wore suits to the office, to church, for funerals,...
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Ask An Attorney – Alimony

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By Christine Long of Kathryn Wayne-Spindler & Associates, PC posted in Alimony on Monday, December 1, 2014. Check out our response in the Nov 26, 2014 Spinal Column feature, “Ask An Attorney.” The topic of this Q&A was alimony. We’d love to hear your suggestions. Please...
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