HermizLaw Blog http://www.hermizlaw.com/blog/ recent posts en-us Tue, 21 May 2019 21:36:49 -0500 Things to Consider BEFORE Buying a Home: An Attorney's Real Estate Guide for 2019! http://www.hermizlaw.com/blog/36149 If you're considering buying a home, this guide will help you figure out whether you're ready for that next big step. Take an in depth look at the pros and cons of homeownership, what to consider in determining how much you can afford, how to qualify for a mortgage and how to fix your credit so that you can get your credit score up!

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Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:40:12 -0500 http://www.hermizlaw.com/blog/36149
Cheating & Divorce: How Cheating Impacts Property Settlement, Alimony and Child Custody in 2019 http://www.hermizlaw.com/blog/36148 When you or your spouse decide to get a divorce, how does the divorce court handle the issue of infidelity. After all, the cheating spouse should be punished...right?

Does the innocent spouse get more money? Does the cheating spouse lose custody of the kids?

Watch to learn all about how Michigan courts typically deal with infidelity in family court, including how it impacts child support, child custody, property settlement and alimony! 

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Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:40:12 -0500 http://www.hermizlaw.com/blog/36148
A Lawyer's No-Bullshit, Unbiased Guide to the Mueller Report: Did Donald Trump Commit a Crime? http://www.hermizlaw.com/blog/36147 The Robert Mueller investigation into whether Donald's Trump's Campaign or its agents conspired with the Russian Government and whether Donald Trump engaged in Obstruction of Justice has finally come to an end. 

We just want the truth!

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What to do When you Get a Traffic Ticket in 2019! http://www.hermizlaw.com/blog/35936 Learn all there is to know about traffic tickets, and most importantly, what to do when you get a traffic ticket!

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GET OUT OF A DUI. What the Police Don't Want you to Know in 2019! http://www.hermizlaw.com/blog/35912 HOW TO GET OUT OF A DUI 

What do I do when I get pulled over? What are my rights? What do police officers look for in determining whether to pull someone over? Will I get arrested? Do I have to submit to tests? EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DUIs!

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We've Started a New YouTube Channel! Subscribe for Weekly Videos! http://www.hermizlaw.com/blog/35883 We've started a YouTube channel to help empower people with knowledge and to help them make better choices every day! Be sure to check out the video and subscribe for WEEKLY videos!

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Understanding and Dumbing Down the Divorce Process http://www.hermizlaw.com/blog/35882 Getting a divorce? The idea of getting a divorce can be so overwhelming and scary, but it's important to get a good grasp of what the divorce process entails. In this video, I'll explain the basic process and what you can expect in a divorce.

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How Much Will I Pay In Child Support in Michigan? http://www.hermizlaw.com/blog/24529  

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In Michigan, to determine how much child support a parent pays, the courts use a formula called the Michigan Child Support Guidelines. This formula is based largely on the income of the parties and the amount of overnights the child spends with each parent. If the child spends more than 128 overnights with the parent that pays child support, child support may be reduced based on a calculation using the joint economic responsibility formula, which means that the support obligation will go down.

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What is a Contested Divorce? What is an Uncontested Divorce? http://www.hermizlaw.com/blog/12339 Michigan uncontested divorceUncontested Divorce? Contested Divorce? What's the Difference?!

Many people have a misunderstanding of what it means to have a contested or uncontested divorce. Many think that an uncontested divorce is always cheaper, quicker and more efficient than a contested divorce; that is not necessarily the case. In fact, the difference between a contested and uncontested divorce have nothing to do with cost, timeliness or efficiency, but rather the involvement of the Defendant. 

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:40:12 -0500 http://www.hermizlaw.com/blog/12339
Who’s Who and What do They Do in a Family/Divorce Action? http://www.hermizlaw.com/blog/12338 Michigan divorceWho is the Plaintiff? Who is the Friend of the Court? What does the Judge do?

The Plaintiff is the party who starts the suit by filing the Complaint. The Defendant is the opposing party. The divorce or family case is resolved by the Family Court Division in the Circuit Court for the County in which you reside. 

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How Much Does it Cost to Hire a Divorce Attorney? http://www.hermizlaw.com/blog/12222 Michigan DivorceThis is probably one of the biggest considerations for someone wanting to file a divorce, but because every divorce is different, the cost of the divorce will depend on your particular situation and circumstances. For example, a 20-year marriage involving minor children with a significant amount of assets and property will likely require more time to resolve than a 2-year marriage involving no children and very little assets. 

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What is the Procedure for Filing for Divorce? http://www.hermizlaw.com/blog/12221 Michigan divorceBefore filing for divorce, a party must reside in the State of Michigan for at least 180 days preceding the filing of the complaint and must reside in the county where the complaint is filed for at least 10 days preceding the filing of the complaint.  For example, a person who wants to file for divorce in Oakland County needs to have been a resident of Oakland County for at least ten days and a resident of the State of Michigan for at least 180 days before s/he can file a complaint for divorce.

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How Long does it Take to get a Divorce in Michigan? http://www.hermizlaw.com/blog/12185
Michigan divorce attorneyThere are minimum timelines that are required by law. In Michigan, a divorce can be granted in as little as 60 days if there are no children involved. If minor children are involved, there is a statutory six-month waiting period before the divorce can be granted. The six-month waiting period usually helps ensure the parties have carefully thought out all issues and have ruled out reconciliation. Some judges will be willing to waive the waiting period if the parties have resolved all issues.

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What are the Grounds for a Divorce in Michigan? http://www.hermizlaw.com/blog/12180 How to divorce MichiganMichigan is a No-Fault Divorce State

Michigan is a no-fault divorce state, which means you do not have to prove fault to get a divorce.

Michigan’s only requirement is that a party establishes that “there has been a breakdown in the marital relationship to the extent that the objects of matrimony have been destroyed and there remains no reasonable likelihood that the marriage can be preserved.”

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Official Website of HermizLaw Launched http://www.hermizlaw.com/blog/1994 PaperStreet Web Design launches HermizLaw.com, the official website of HermizLaw, a Michigan based law firm.

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