Big Bay, Michigan Family Lawyers

Leonard A Kaanta PC
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Gwinn, MI Family Law Lawyer
248 Wellington dr
Gwinn, MI 49855
Family
Ishpeming, MI Family Law Attorney
(906) 485-6311 205 S Main St
Ishpeming, MI 49849
Family, Collections, Criminal and Divorce
Negaunee, MI Family Law Lawyer
(906) 475-9961 600 Highway 510
Negaunee, MI 49866
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Keith DeForge
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Houghton, MI Family Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(906) 483-3773 400 E Houghton Ave
Houghton, MI 49931
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Marquette, MI Family Law Lawyer
(906) 226-8303 217 W Washington St
Marquette, MI 49855
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Estate Planning
Jacob D. Lynch
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Iron Mountain, MI Family Law Lawyer
(906) 774-3808 307 East "C" Street
PO Box 638
Iron Mountain, MI 49801
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Michigan State University College of Law
Born: Iron Mountain, Michigan Raised: Norway, Michigan
Mikael Hahner
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Iron Mountain, MI Family Law Attorney
(906) 774-3808 307 E C St
Iron Mountain, MI 49801
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Estate Planning
Kalen Lipe
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Iron Mountain, MI Family Law Attorney
(906) 779-1044 811 River Ave
Iron Mountain, MI 49801
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Munising, MI Family Law Attorney
(906) 387-2022 100 E Superior St
Munising, MI 49862
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Ontonagon, MI Family Law Attorney
(906) 884-4700 303 Ontonagon St
Ontonagon, MI 49953
Family
Iron Mountain, MI Family Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(906) 779-1893 1005 Carpenter Ave
Iron Mountain, MI 49801
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Escanaba, MI Family Law Attorney
(906) 786-1403 504 Ludington St
Escanaba, MI 49829
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Escanaba, MI Family Law Lawyer
(906) 786-7224 524 Ludington St
Escanaba, MI 49829
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Escanaba, MI Family Law Lawyer
(906) 786-7885 205 Ludington St
Escanaba, MI 49829
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Ontonagon, MI Family Law Lawyer
(906) 884-2466 622 River St
Ontonagon, MI 49953
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
Iron Mountain, MI Family Law Attorney
(906) 779-0911 220 E Ludington St
Iron Mountain, MI 49801
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
Kyle J. Bristow
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Clinton Twp, MI Family Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(248) 838-9934 P.O. Box 381164
Clinton Twp, MI 48038
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
University of Toledo
www.KyleBristow.com

Attorney Kyle Bristow has been endorsed by over 170 attorneys and is rated as a 10.0/10.0 "superb" attorney on Avvo.com—the highest rating of that website—; he received the coveted "AV Preeminent" lawyer designation from Martindale-Hubbell in 2019 and 2020, which signifies that a large number of Kyle Bristow's peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence for legal knowledge, communication skills, and ethical standards; he has been rated by Super Lawyers as a Michigan "Rising Star" for two years—2016 and 2017—, no more than 2.5% of lawyers earn that designation in a given year, and he is...
Brendan Noel Guilford
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Kalamazoo, MI Family Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(269) 389-0687 821 W. South Street
Ste. D
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Nova Southeastern University
BRENDAN N. GUILFORD was born and raised in Kalamazoo County, attending Vicksburg High School. He went on to earn his Bachelor of Arts undergraduate degree in Political Science from Alma College in 2005. After moving to Florida with his wife, Brendan received his law degree from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale. While attending law school, he clerked for the community association firm Kahan Shir, PL in Boca Raton, FL. After graduating from law school, he relocated to the Tampa Bay region with his family in mid-2009. While working in and around Tampa, Brendan worked...
Marlo Bruch
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Kalamazoo, MI Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(269) 312-8169 5955 West Main Suite 224-255
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Free ConsultationFamily, Elder, Employment and Social Security Disability
Michigan State University
Ms. Bruch has extensive expertise and great success in Plaintiff Employment Law employee issues such as: non-compete agreements and severance packages, contracts, torts, constitutional claims, The Family and Medical Leave Act, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission representation; Discrimination for color, gender, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion and sexual orientation; harassment for color, national origin, race; sexual harassment including but not limited to adverse action and termination and retaliation; Michigan Department of Civil Rights representation; Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency representation and Michigan Whistleblowers’ Protection Act; questions relating to the Fair Labor Standards Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act,...
Lana Panagoulia
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Ann Arbor, MI Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
122 S. Main Street
Suite 370
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Education
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Ann Arbor divorce attorney Lana Panagoulia serves several counties in Michigan including: Washtenaw, Lenawee, Oakland, Monroe, Livingston, Jackson, Genesee, Ingham and Macomb Counties. Working in the courts and schools, Lana is an experienced divorce and family lawyer and is dedicated to providing top divorce and family law representation. Lana Panagoulia serves individuals, families, and children in all family law matters, including divorce, child custody, alimony, child support, guardianship, same-gender legal matters, and property division. Although she has a full-service law firm, she concentrates her practice in the area of domestic relations matters. Lana has a teaching background with a...
Derrick E. George
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Royal Oak, MI Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(248) 470-4300 444 South Washington Avenue
Royal Oak, MI 48067
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
University of Denver
For over a decade, George Law has successfully represented people facing legal obstacles. As a client of George Law, you will work with experienced attorneys and staff who understand the impact a legal issue can have on your future. Our number one priority is standing up for clients’ rights and giving them a voice through our confident and competent representation. We have successfully helped our clients manage complex legal challenges in a broad variety of cases including DUI/OWI, Criminal Defense, White Collar Crimes, Sexual Assault, Family Law and other legal matters that otherwise could damage a person’s business efforts personal...
John Ceci
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Brighton, MI Family Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(810) 299-2734 726 W. Grand River Ave.
Brighton, MI 48116
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School and Eastern Michigan University
I'm a sole practitioner in Brighton (Livingston County) Michigan specializing in estate planning, family and divorce law, bankruptcy and debt relief, appeals, juvenile law, parent's rights, probate court matters (estate administration, guardianship, conservatorship), collection cases, landlord tenant cases and general civil matters.
Aaron S. Coltrane
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Roscommon, MI Family Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(989) 275-4365 241 Lake St.
PO Box 35
Roscommon, MI 48653
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
I am a dedicated Attorney serving the great state of Michigan from Lansing to Traverse City, and all surrounding areas. I have a strong belief in our rights of life, liberty and freedom, as citizens of this great country, and I will do everything within my power to prevent my client's rights from being abridged. I specialize in the areas of Criminal Defense, Family Law, Personal Injury, No Fault, and civil litigation, but I devote myself to helping anyone in need, no matter the legal significance. I pride myself on providing personalized services and obtaining the best...
Eileen Warshaw
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Mount Clemens, MI Family Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(586) 783-1800 14 First Street
Mount Clemens, MI 48043
Family and Divorce
Michigan State University
I have been practicing divorce and family law in Macomb County for more than 30 years. I am familiar with all of the judges, referees and attorneys. I have a very good reputation within the legal community. I understand the people and the process, and I can help you navigate your way through the divorce process. I offer a free consultation and am located one block from the Macomb County Circuit Court Building.
Brent T. Geers
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Grand Rapids, MI Family Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(616) 965-6864 15 Ionia Ave SW STE 530
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationFamily, Appeals, Criminal and Estate Planning
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Brent Geers specializes in helping people empower those they trust and provide for those they love. Brent has been an attorney since 2012, working with individuals and families to marshal their time, talent, and treasurer for the benefit of their children, family, and community. He is a Grand Rapids Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” honoree, and currently operates his own practice, Geers Law. Brent is married to an educator, who employs his services as a chaperon for various school functions. He is also his daughter’s father – a girl who will become a president, not a princess.
Jasmine D. Rippy
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Detroit, MI Family Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(313) 633-6915 1600 Clay Street
Suite 331
Detroit, MI 48211
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
The University of Toledo College of Law
I specialize in criminal defense, traffic/license matters, family law and estate planning. My clients are individuals and small businesses. I enjoy working with these types of clients because I can make a significant impact on their lives and businesses by helping them through difficult times and planning for their future.

My holistic approach to legal services looks at the various implications of certain legal actions while tailoring my services to fit your specific needs. I will work hard to understand you and your goals, be accessible and come up with a plan to obtain the best outcome given the...
Mr George T Krupp
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Grand Rapids, MI Family Law Lawyer with 60 years experience
(616) 459-6636 161 Ottawa NW Suite 201
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, DUI and Divorce
The John Marshall Law School
George Krupp was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He was admitted to practice law in 1961 and started practice in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1962 in the Kent County Prosecutor’s Office. After years of success in the Kent County Prosecutor’s Office in Grand Rapids, Michigan, George Krupp left for private practice where he has worked for over fifty years. Over his fifty years of experience he has represented thousands of clients facing divorce in Grand Rapids and West Michigan courts. His primary concentration has been in divorce and family law cases. George Krupp’s experience in divorce matters includes handling...
Philip G. Vera
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Utica, MI Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(586) 991-1783 8300 Hall Road, Suite 202
Utica, MI 48317
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Philip Vera is a life long resident of Macomb County with a desire and passion to help the people of South East Michigan during their times of legal need. His drive is to provide clients with the best in legal representation at an affordable rate. Mr. Vera's goal is to make certain that his client's know all legal options available to them and that their best interest is always served.
Akiva Goldman
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Grand Rapids, MI Family Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(877) 737-8800 625 Kenmoor Avenue S.E.
Suite 301 Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Wayne State University
Call Toll Free (877) 737-8800 - WE CAN HELP YOU. We have a successful track record of aggressive legal representation. Let us use our strengths to your advantage. FREE CONSULTATION. For additional information.
Please visit us at www.akivagoldman.com.
Matthew S. DeLange
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Grand Rapids, MI Family Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(616) 528-8877 866 3-Mile Rd NW
Ste 1
Grand Rapids, MI 49544
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Matthew S. DeLange is currently a partner with the MI Family Law Center (mifamlaw.com) and has been practicing almost exclusively in the area of family law since becoming licensed. He was a Senior Associate attorney with an American Divorce Attorneys for Men (ADAM) affiliate from 2008 until 2015 where he was one of the primary litigators for the firm. Mr. DeLange's practice is primarily concentrated in the areas of Divorce, Custody, Child Support, Personal Protection Order Defense, and Interstate family law matters. In addition to his trial court experience, Mr. DeLange has also successfully obtained reversals from...
Brandon Michael Biggs
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Ann Arbor, MI Family Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(734) 263-2320 3830 Packard Rd
Suite 240
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Maritime and Personal Injury
Roger Williams University School of Law
Since being admitted to the the Michigan Bar in 2015, Brandon has focused most of his practice on personal injury litigation and is a strong advocate on behalf of his clients injured in automobile accidents. Brandon has collected millions from insurance companies. Since co-founding Biggs & Gunst, P.C., Brandon has expanded his practice to include family law as well as mediation.

Growing up in and around the water and later crewing aboard a 72’ tall ship in college, Brandon has always had a passion for maritime concerns. While in law school he specialized in maritime and admiralty law, with an emphasis...
Channelle Kizy White
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Southfield, MI Family Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(248) 662-5499 29600 Northwestern Highway, Suite 106
Southfield, MI 48034
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Channelle Kizy-White has over a decade of legal experience and a winning record of success with helping people in their time of greatest need. If you’re looking for an attorney you can trust and a fighter who won’t give up, that attorney is Channelle Kizy-White.

If there’s one word that describes Channelle, that word is “advocate.” She sees her clients’ problems as her own problems—their fight is her fight. Channelle is a listener, a counselor, and an experienced voice who stands up for you when other attorneys might sit down. And for Channelle, family law is more than just about...
Phillip S. Serafini
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Sterling Heights, MI Family Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(866) 529-3537 44444 Mound Rd
#100
Sterling Heights, MI 48314
Free ConsultationFamily, Elder, Estate Planning and Insurance Claims
Wayne State University Law School
Phil was admitted to practice law in 1991 and he is now in his 28th year as an attorney. Phil is one of the founding partners of Serafini, Michalowski, Derkacz and Associates, P.C. and he focuses his practice in the areas of personal injury, automobile accident claims, no-fault claims also known as personal injury protection benefits, third party automobile negligence claims, slip and fall injuries, motorcycle injuries, trucking accidents and general civil litigation. Phil grew up in St. Clair Shores and Royal Oak and he has been fortunate to return to Macomb County to practice law.

From 1995 to present, Phil...
Louis C. Szura
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Southfield, MI Family Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(248) 716-3600 29777 Telegraph Road
Suite 2475
Southfield, MI 48034
Family, Business, Employment and Health Care
Cornell Law School and University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Louis C. Szura practices in the area of health care law and business litigation. Mr. Szura focuses on advising and representing health care providers from all areas on the formation and operations of their businesses and in various types of litigation. He has experience with practice formation; contract negotiations; employment disputes; management contracts; noncompete agreements; insurance and network provider disputes; HIPAA; Stark; AKS; and other compliance and license issues. Mr. Szura has also represented numerous whistleblowers under the federal False Claims Act, Michigan Medicaid Act, and other similar statutes. He is an active council member of the State Bar of...
Kenneth V Zichi
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Howell, MI Family Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(810) 299-5222 1360 W. Grand River Ave
Howell, MI 48843
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Elder and Estate Planning
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Helping Livingston County residents navigate the legal system for 30 years. I focus on Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning and Probate, with a significant portion of my practice also concerning Real Estate and general civil litigation. If you have questions or issues with your home, a cabin up north, or want to insure your family is cared for after you are gone, I'd be happy to meet with you, perhaps bust some myths, and certainly insure YOUR and your family's needs are met. Call for an appointment today!
Robert Francis Mirque Jr.
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Grand Rapids, MI Family Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(616) 233-9300 800 Monroe Ave NW
Suite 314
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Family and Immigration
Wayne State University Law School
Robert F. Mirque, Jr. found himself drawn to the law at an early age and followed in his father's footsteps. After graduation from the University of Chicago, he studied law at Wayne State University and was admitted to the Michigan Bar in 1992. He clerked at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western and Eastern Districts of Michigan and for the Hon. Horace W. Gilmore, United States District Court Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan. He then started at the Kent County Office of the Defender where he gained valuable trial experience early in his career. Trial experience that...
James W. Kraayeveld
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Grand Rapids, MI Family Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(616) 285-0808 300 State Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Valparaiso University School of Law
I have been practicing family law for 26 years. It is my goal to provide each client with individual attention because each client and each case is different, and I enjoy the personal interaction with a client and working towards successful completion of each case to the benefit of each family. I have seen a need to specialize in parental alienation cases which has led to an overall greater experience in child custody cases. Secondly, I have specialized in complex divorce matters involving significant assets, business assets, determining complex income issues of executives, self employed, or...
John Schaefer
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Harbor Springs, MI Family Law Attorney with 51 years experience
(248) 642-6655 152 East Main St.
Harbor Springs, MI 49740
Family and Divorce
Detroit College of Law
John F. Schaefer, founder of The Law Firm of John F. Schaefer, is one of the best-known and most highly-respected matrimonial lawyers in the United States. From its inception, Best Lawyers in America has listed John Schaefer as one of the premier matrimonial lawyers in America, and named him Lawyer of the Year, Detroit Area, in 2013. Worth magazine named him one of the top 100 lawyers in America, in any practice area.
Beverly M. Griffor
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Ypsilanti, MI Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(734) 827-1337 1851 Washtenaw
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
Ave Maria School of Law
Attorney Beverly M. Griffor was first licensed in Michigan and has since become involved in litigation and research nationwide. She diligently represents the interests of each of her clients. Beverly graduated from the University of Michigan with a double majored Bachelors degree in Psychology and Sociology and a minor in Philosophy. In each major, Beverly sub-concentrated in both Criminology and Social Inequality. She also graduated as a member of honor societies in all three of her concentrations. Beverly received her Juris Doctor from Ave Maria School of Law, focusing her studies on trial...
Michael A. Robbins
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Bloomfield Hills, MI Family Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(248) 646-7980 3910 Telegraph Rd, Suite 200
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
Family and Divorce
Wayne State University Law School
Michael A. Robbins is past president of the Michigan Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, past chairperson of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan and past president of the Michigan Interprofessional Association. Mr. Robbins has not only been named one of the "Best Lawyers in America" in family law, but was also showcased in Newsweek as one of the Eight Leaders in Family Law in the United States. He has also been named one of the top 100 lawyers in Michigan by the New York Times and Super Lawyers. He is a frequent lecturer...
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