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YOUR NEW MARRIAGE: ARE YOU CREATING A BLENDED FAMILY?

posted on August 23, 2017 by Torree J. Breen

Torree J. Breen, Divorce & Family Law

The majority of families have shifted from the traditional nuclear family of father, mother and child to a nation in which the majority of families ar...

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Internet Romance or New Job Out-of-State: How Does It Impact the Custody of Your Children?

posted on July 22, 2017 by Torree J. Breen

Torree J. Breen, Divorce & Family Law

  Have you found a new job outside of Michigan or have been lucky to find new love across state lines?  The internet has expanded our emp...

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Long Term Marriage and Finances: Separating Myth from Fact

posted on July 15, 2017 by Torree J. Breen

Torree J. Breen, Divorce & Family Law

   As a family law attorney, too often I receive phone calls from panicked “stay at home” parents. What is the reason for the...

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A Quick Internet Divorce: Not As Simple As You Think

posted on July 08, 2017 by Torree J. Breen

Torree J. Breen, Divorce & Family Law

Thinking about a divorce?  Do you spend time on the internet or social media?  You may have looked online and discovered there are thousands...

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Recent and Critical Changes to Grandparenting Time in Michigan

posted on June 28, 2017 by Willingham & Cote

Torree J. Breen, Divorce & Family Law

  Whether grandparents have a right to grandparent time has always been a controversial political question.  On June 13, 2017, the Michig...

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Grandparenting Time and Divorce

posted on April 11, 2017 by Willingham & Cote

Torree J. Breen, Divorce & Family Law

If you are a grandparent and your son or daughter is going through a divorce or separation, as a parent, you are probably wondering how their divorce/...

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Beyond The Dress: Thinking Through the Financials

posted on January 27, 2017 by Willingham & Cote

Torree J. Breen, Divorce & Family Law

YOU WENT TO THE BRIDAL SHOW. YOU HAVE THE RIGHT THE BEAU.  BUT DO YOU HAVE THE RIGHT FINANCIAL PLAN?   You have likely traveled...

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How Is Property Divided When You Get Divorced?

posted on January 20, 2017 by Willingham & Cote

Torree J. Breen, Divorce & Family Law

Michigan is a no-fault divorce state, which means if one person wants a divorce,  the court will grant a divorce without any need for a showing o...

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A Better Divorce Process: It Is Possible

posted on July 12, 2016 by Torree J. Breen

Torree J. Breen, Divorce & Family Law

  So either you or your spouse has decided to obtain a divorce. What important issues should you consider before filing for div...

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How to File a Divorce (Without Minor Children)

posted on December 16, 2015 by SuperUser Account

Torree J. Breen, Divorce & Family Law

According to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, there were 133,475 divorces between 2010 and 2013. This is an average of 33,369 div...

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Child Custody 101: Reports of Abuse and Parenting Time

posted on June 16, 2015 by Willingham & Cote

Torree J. Breen, Divorce & Family Law

Child custody disputes can be the most emotionally and financially draining element on a family going through a divorce. For a majority of cases,...

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Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA): What does it mean to me?

posted on July 30, 2013 by Willingham & Cote

Lee B. Reimann, Torree J. Breen, Estate & Gifts, Divorce & Family Law

On June 26, 2013, the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in United States v. Windsor or the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) opinion.  ...

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Parenting Time Violations

posted on February 20, 2013 by Willingham & Cote

Torree J. Breen, Divorce & Family Law

Parenting Time Violations What to do if your parenting time is violated by your ex?               The Role of ...

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Children & Divorce: What You Need To Know

posted on December 20, 2012 by Willingham & Cote

Torree J. Breen, Divorce & Family Law

How does a Court Determine Child Custody and Parenting Time in Michigan?             Goin...

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Family Law: The Rights of 17-Year-Old Runaway

posted on October 01, 2012 by Willingham & Cote

Torree J. Breen, Divorce & Family Law

Unfortunately, when your 17 year old voluntarily runs away, there is very little you can do to secure their return to your household.  As a child...

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