Ironwood, Michigan Family Lawyers

Ironwood, MI Family Law Lawyer
(906) 932-4494 1441 E Cloverland Dr
Ironwood, MI 49938
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Personal Injury
Ironwood, MI Family Law Attorney
(906) 932-0400 319 E Aurora St
Ironwood, MI 49938
Family, Divorce and Personal Injury
Ironwood, MI Family Law Attorney
(906) 932-0400 319 E Aurora St
Ironwood, MI 49938
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Bessemer, MI Family Law Lawyer
(906) 663-4544 215 S Sophie St
Bessemer, MI 49911
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Bessemer, MI Family Law Lawyer
(906) 663-4771 108 S Moore St
Bessemer, MI 49911
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
Ontonagon, MI Family Law Attorney
(906) 884-4700 303 Ontonagon St
Ontonagon, MI 49953
Family
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
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...
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
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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...
Marlo Bruch
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Kalamazoo, MI Family Law Lawyer with 12 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,...
Derrick E. George
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Royal Oak, MI Family Law Attorney with 13 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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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.
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!
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.
Daniel Marchese
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Rochester, MI Family Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(248) 270-2709 929 W. University Dr.
Ste. 101
Rochester, MI 48307
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
University of Detroit Mercy
Daniel is highly experienced in divorce and family law matters, and he has successfully tried and arbitrated cases in the most contentious matters. Although he is always willing to fight for you if needed, 98% of his cases are either resolved at or prior to mediation.

Daniel has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers for four straight years in Estate Planning and Probate from 2015-18. He was recently recognized as one of Michigan’s Top Lawyers by Michigan’s Top Lawyers and a Top 10 Family Law Attorney by Attorney and Practice Magazine. The National Association of Distinguished Counsel has...
John Schaefer
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Harbor Springs, MI Family Law Attorney with 50 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.
Mr Scott Marshall Neuman
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Okemos, MI Family Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(517) 349-2700 2196 Commons Parkway
Okemos, MI 48322
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Personal Injury
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Scott M. Neuman is an aggressive, experienced attorney with offices in the Lansing and Detroit Areas. He has been helping people in Michigan for over 20 years and has handled over 4,000 cases. You can reach him by calling 517-349-2700 or 1-888-684-3999, by email at xneumanx@aol.com, or via our contact form.
Eric Pernie
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Birmingham, MI Family Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(248) 480-0398 1000 S. Old Woodward Avenue
Suite 103
Birmingham, MI 48009
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Attorney, Eric L. Pernie is a true state native, born and raised in MI. He attended Ferris State University and graduated Summa Cum Laude. While he was there, he worked hard for his criminal justice degree while simultaneously being an active member of the Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society. Upon graduating, Eric received his police certification from Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES). Shortly afterward, he started working at the Bloomfield Township Police Dept. as a road patrol officer.

Eric worked diligently as a police officer for well over a decade and gained numerous skills during his...
Katherine R. Sikorski
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(734) 437-0145 33300 W. Seven Mile Rd.
Livonia, MI 48152
Free ConsultationLivonia, MI Family Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
Family, Bankruptcy and Divorce
Wayne State University Law School
Attorney Katherine R. Sikorski graduated from Michigan State University with a bachelors degree in political science. After graduating, she attended Wayne State University Law School where she received her Juris Doctor. She also earned an LLM degree in taxation. She is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Eastern District of Michigan, and the Northern District of Illinois. Additionally, she is a state certified small claims mediator.

Katherine spent two years working for an esteemed firm in downtown Detroit which focuses pimarily on medical malpractice defense. Since founding The Sikorski Law Firm, Katherine has focused primarily on family law....
B. Andrew Rifkin
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Birmingham, MI Family Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(248) 480-8333 401 South Old Woodward Avenue
Suite 410
Birmingham, MI 48009
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
University of Michigan Law School
As a family law attorney with more than 24 years of experience, I have helped many clients make life-altering decisions and have guided them through the most challenging periods of their lives. My goal always is to serve as a problem-solver for my clients, who routinely come to me with difficult issues surrounding divorce, property valuation and division, child custody, financial support, and many other family law concerns. I offer all of my clients a place where they can be heard, receive practical advice based on their goals and objectives, and develop a sound plan for moving through their divorces...
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...
Charles Kronzek
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(866) 766-5245 Suite 100
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Lansing, MI 48917
Free ConsultationLansing, MI Family Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
Family, Criminal and Divorce
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
I am attorney Chuck Kronzek. My interest in founding this law firm, along with my first partner, Michael Cronkright, was to operate a firm where we could offer each of our clients the best possible representation, the best possible attorneys, and the best possible results. I am proud of what we have been able to achieve over the decades. Since beginning in 1995, we have had many trial victories; too many to keep track of really. We enjoy our reputation for being thorough, intense, competent Michigan attorneys. We love winning cases and helping clients. At THE KRONZEK...
Avi Adler
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Southfield, MI Family Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(248) 270-8223 24750 Lahser Rd
Southfield, MI 48033
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Foreclosure Defense
Wayne State University Law School
I always knew that I wanted to use my law degree to help people in need. After moving from Toronto to Detroit, at the peak of the recession, I saw that the community of Detroit was in a real need. Hard-working people were now losing jobs and living off of credit cards just to get by. People in Detroit who could not afford medical insurance had medical bills that were piling up. These people just needed a break, a second chance, to get their life together again and start fresh. I knew then, that I wanted to commit my life...
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...
Robert Champion
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Grand Rapids, MI Family Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(269) 685-9220 Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Estate Planning
University of Denver
With years of experience as an assistant prosecuting attorney assigned to major felony prosecution of homicides, home invasion, armed robbery, and criminal sexual conduct cases, I have successfully litigated thousands of criminal and civil cases covering a broad range of complex legal issues. With over 30 years combined experience in all aspects of the criminal justice system, I have a unique understanding of the criminal justice process. This includes experience as a former police officer, assistant prosecutor, a private practice attorney and as an instructor and presenter with both the Michigan State Bar - Criminal Law Section and the...
Phillip S. Serafini
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Sterling Heights, MI Family Law Lawyer with 28 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...
Donna Virkus
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Sterling Heights, MI Family Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(866) 529-3537 44444 Mound Rd
#100
Sterling Heights, MI 48314
Free ConsultationFamily
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Donna Virkus brings a wealth of experience to her practice of family law. Having gone through a divorce herself, and having two young children at the time, she knows first hand the concerns and anxiety that clients have during the divorce process. She counsels her clients through the process, assisting the achievement of their goals and helping to bring their cases to resolution. Donna aims to assist her clients avoid needless escalation of a stressful and difficult situation.

Donna earned her undergraduate degree from Western Michigan University with a major in Industrial Marketing. She has a vast amount of experience in...
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...
Neil Colman
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Sterling Heights, MI Family Law Lawyer with 48 years experience
(586) 254-1100 12900 Hall Road
Ste. 180
Sterling Heights, MI 48313
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
Detroit College of Law (now MSU Law School)
Admitted to the practice of law in 1971 and formed the Law Firm of Colman and Goodman, P.C. in 1974 in the Sterling Heights/Utica communities of Macomb County, Michigan. In August 2015 Colman Law Center, PLLC was established. It is a law office dedicated to the general practice of law with an emphasis in the area of family law encompassing, but not limited to, divorce, custody, parenting time, It child/spousal support and change of residence. Neil M. Colman has rendered skillful and conscientious representation for clients throughout Southeastern Michigan for more than 45 years. Other areas of practice include, but...
Charles P Farrar
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Waterford, MI Family Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(248) 860-6025 995 W Huron St
Waterford, MI 48328
Family and Divorce
University of Michigan Law School
When it comes to dealing with family law, it can develop into an emotional rollercoaster, bringing about a traumatic experience entering your life. With Charles P. Ferrar, he understands the stress and heartache such legal matters can be, which is why he works closely and patiently with his clients, achieving a successful resolution in each legal case. A seasoned attorney with 20 years of experience, Attorney Farrar offers a wealth of expertise in all aspects of family law. Personalizing each case to its best suit, Farrar offers free one-on-one personal consultations. From creating a full detailed evaluation towards recommending different...
Lukas M. Sikorski
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Livonia, MI Family Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(734) 437-0145 33300 W. Seven Mile Rd.
Livonia, MI 48152
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy and Divorce
Wayne State University Law School
Attorney Lukas M. Sikorski graduated from the University of Michigan - Dearborn with a bachelors degree in anthropology and a minor in psychology in 2007. Lukas also attended the Warsaw School of Economics (Szkola Glowna Handlowa) in Warsaw, Poland. After graduating, he attended Wayne State University Law School where he received his Juris Doctor. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the Eastern District of Michigan. He is also a state certified small claims mediator.

Before joining The Sikorski Law Firm, Lukas spent two years working for a solo practitioner in Wayne, Michigan. He also worked a...
John J. Schrot Jr.
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Birmingham, MI Family Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(248) 645-9680 255 East Brown Street, Suite 320
Birmingham, MI 48009
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
Michigan State University
During my legal career of 40 years, I have focused on family law and other complex civil litigation matters. I have served by Court appointment as a mediator, arbitrator, facilitator, receiver and special master. For the past twenty years I have achieved an "AV Preeminent" rating, the highest peer rating by Martindale Hubbell, a nationally recognized directory of attorneys, for my legal ability and ethical standards. I have appeared in state and federal courts throughout Michigan and have argued in the Michigan Court of Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. My professional memberships...
John C. Elkhoury
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Center Line, MI Family Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(586) 501-8796 26648 Van Dyke Avenue
Center Line, MI 48015
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
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I started my own law practice in May 2011 and have been servicing clients in the Metro Detroit area ever since. I have a varied general practice but specialize in the following areas:

Criminal Defense- All Misdemeanor and Felony cases including Operating while intoxicated, Retail Fraud, Possession of Analogues, Embezzlement/Larceny Crimes, Possession of Marijuana, Minor in Possession of Alcohol, Disorderly Conduct/Person, Malicious Destruction of Property, Driving While License Suspended, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, and Reckless Driving.
Civil Infractions-All traffic tickets and citations including Speeding, Careless Driving, Disobeying a Traffic Signal, Failure to...
Mechelle Woznicki
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Portage, MI Family Law Lawyer
(269) 692-5244 1918 W. Milham Avenue
Portage, MI 49024
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
After becoming a parent then a grandparent, spending 10 years in the Navy, and 20 years in business, Mechelle decided to pursue a law degree, which fulfilled a life-long dream of hers. Her practical experience in business and in the military bring a unique perspective and understanding of her clients’ needs. While Mechelle is competent under many practice areas, her special areas of interest are Family Law, Estate Planning and Business Law.

Mechelle has traveled all over the globe - from rural Michigan towns to mountain peaks in Nepal – and those life experiences have given her a glimpse at...
Kira Damusis
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Westland, MI Family Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(734) 729-4465 5885 N Wayne Rd
Westland, MI 48185
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Personal Injury
Michigan State University
A staunch champion of injury victims throughout her career, Kira Damusis has a wealth of pre-litigation and litigation experience which she gained working as an attorney at a number of Detroit area law firms before joining The Smith Law Offices, where she has brought her expertise in handling automobile accidents, premises liability, dog bites, and has further expanded into family law, bankruptcy, debt negotiation and collections.

Kira first entered the world of personal injury practice before becoming licensed to practice working as a law clerk while she studied for the Michigan State Bar Exam. With both personal and professional experience of...
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Dealing with family law issues?

Family law generally concerns domestic relations and family-related matters such as marriage, civil unions, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, guardianships, domestic abuse, surrogacy, child custody, child abduction, the dissolution of marriage and associated issues. Each state has its own set of family laws, and traveling across state borders can sometimes affect your rights and those of your family.

Contrary to popular belief, seeking the advice of a family law attorney does not necessarily mean that something is amiss in your family. A family law attorney can help negotiate prenuptial/premarital agreements for clients in anticipation of marriage or advise same-sex couples on relevant legal issues affecting their relationship. They also can help with adoption proceedings and other procedures involving children.

Family law attorneys often do represent clients seeking a divorce, annulment or legal separation, and the complicated issues that can arise as a result. Although domestic abuse is a criminal offense, some family law attorneys are skilled at handling these situations, as they are often entangled with other family law issues.

Some jurisdictions certify lawyers as family law specialists, which means these attorneys have met the certifying body's minimum requirements for education, experience, and examination.


No-Fault Proceeding: A civil case in which parties may resolve their dispute without a formal finding of error or fault.

Paternity Suit: A lawsuit to determine the father of a child whose parents were not married when the child was born.