In Michigan, "legal separation" is not a recognized legal status. There are still options, however, for those who do not want to divorce for religious, moral or economic reasons. A "separate maintenance" or separation agreement can allow you to remain "married," but still lead a life separate and apart from your spouse.
Noud & Noud is a family law firm with extensive experience in separate maintenance and separation agreements. We can draft an agreement, review a proposed agreement or negotiate with the other party's attorney to reach an acceptable resolution of outstanding issues. For a reasonable fee, you can move forward in your life and be assured that your interests are protected.
Contact Noud & Noud to schedule a consultation.
Separate Maintenance is similar to a divorce, without an actual dissolution of your marriage. Issues involving child custody, parenting time, property division and support must be resolved and a judgment entered. Separate maintenance, however, will allow you to respect your faith, or allow a spouse to remain as a dependent for purposes of health care insurance.
A separation agreement can resolve many of the same issues without the involvement of the court, allowing you and your significant other to control your destiny.
With more than 30 years of family law experience, our lawyers will work diligently to achieve an agreement that protects your rights, achieves your goals and enables you to move forward with confidence.
For a consultation with a Mason and East Lansing marital separation attorney, contact Noud & Noud.