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Bankruptcy Beat: Former Spouses’ Relative Income a Critical Factor in Determining Whether the Assumption of Mortgage Payments...

Disputes between general creditors and creditors asserting domestic support obligation claims are becoming commonplace in consumer bankruptcy cases. The dispute typically arises because spouses’ or former spouses’ claims are...more

Putsai v. Putsai: When Appellate Decisions on Family Law Orders (Do Not) Preclude Future Motions to Vary

Motions to set aside or vary support orders are part of family law practice. But can such a motion be precluded by a Court of Appeal decision in the relevant family law dispute? The Ontario Court of Appeal’s May 23, 2014...more

When Fault Enters a No-Fault Divorce

Michigan is a no-fault divorce state. This simply means that you don’t need to prove any fault on the part of your spouse as grounds for a divorce. For example you needn't show that your spouse was cheating on you, that your...more

Are you entitled to support from an estate?

Your father has just died. You are in school and your father was paying your tuition and some of your bills. You are shocked to find out that your father left you nothing under his will. What are your options? Perhaps...more

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