Why Choose Us?
Family Law Is All We Do
Paynter & Associates is a Michigan divorce and Michigan family law office providing comprehensive legal advice and representation concerning Michigan family law. Whether your matter is simple or complex, Michigan divorce lawyer Ellen Paynter can help you. See below for a listing of the areas of Michigan family law that our office assists clients in pursuing in Oakland, Macomb and Wayne County.
Divorce in Michigan
What if my spouse refuses to sign the divorce papers? My spouse lives out of state, can we still divorce in Michigan? How quickly can we get a divorce in Michigan? Can we both use the same attorney?
See our Michigan DIVORCE page for for the answers to these questions and much more about divorce in Michigan.
Also, see our PREPARING FOR A DIVORCE page for the TOP TEN STEPS IN PREPARING FOR A DIVORCE in Michigan.
Custody in Michigan
Can my husband get custody of our children? How does the judge decide who gets custody of the kids? How old does my child have to be to decide who she wants to live with?
See our CUSTODY page for answers to these questions and detailed information regarding child custody in Michigan.
Paternity in Michigan
Child Support in Michigan
How is child support in Michigan calculated? Can we agree to a child support amount? Will my new spouse's income be used to calculate my child support?
See our CHILD SUPPORT page for answers to these questions and detailed information regarding Child Support in Michigan.
Spousal Support (Alimony) in Michigan
Will I have to pay alimony? Can a man receive alimony in Michigan? How is alimony calculated in Michigan?
See our SPOUSAL SUPPORT page for answers to these questions and detailed information regarding Spousal Support or Alimony in Michigan.
Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements in Michigan
Do I need a prenup in Michigan? Will my prenuptial agreement be enforced by the Court in Michigan? How can a prenuptial agreement help me?
See our PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENT page for answers to these questions and detailed information reagarding prenupital agreements and postnuptial agreements in Michigan.
Representing Clients in Macomb County, Oakland County and Wayne County, Michigan