Resources

So much information about divorce and family law in Michigan can be found right at your fingertips, on the web. Below is a list of resources that we utilize daily in our Michigan divorce and family law practice. 

Local Michigan Friend of the Court Web Pages

Livingston County Friend of the Court -- Livingston County Friend of the Court web page including  local Friend of the Court policies and procedures, local court forms, directions and contact information.

Macomb County Friend of the Court -- Macomb County Friend of the Court web page including  local Friend of the Court policies and procedures, local court forms, directions and contact information.

Oakland County Friend of the Court -- Oakland County Friend of the Court web page including  local Friend of the Court policies and procedures, local court forms, directions and contact information.

Washtenaw County Friend of the Court -- Washtenaw County Friend of the Court web page including  local Friend of the Court policies and procedures, local court forms, directions and contact information.

Wayne County Friend of the Court -- Wayne County Friend of the Court web page including  local Friend of the Court policies and procedures, local court forms, directions and contact information.

Local Bar Associations

 

Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association -- Detroit Bar Association web page.

 

Macomb County Bar Association -- Macomb County Bar Association web page.

 

Oakland County Bar Association -- Oakland County Bar Association web page.

State of Michigan Information

State of Michigan -- State of Michigan web site with information regarding Michigan courts, Michigan legislature, Michigan Attorney General's office and much more.

State Bar of Michigan -- State Bar of Michigan web site with a complete a directory of all Michigan attorneys, links to Court Opinions

State of Michigan Court System --  Helpful web site with a vast amount of resources including court forms, pamphlets, manual and other publications

Michigan Public Service Commission -- The State of Michigan entity that oversees complaints regarding electricity providers, natural gas providers, and local and long distance providers

Custody and Parenting Time in Michigan

International Custody Disputes -- United States Department of State web site with information regarding international custody abduction / disputes.

State of Michigan Parenting Time Investigation Manual -- Excellent State of Michigan publication written for Friend of the Court personnel regarding parenting time investigations

Michigan Custody Guideline  -- State of Michigan publication regarding custody and Michigan Parenting Time Guideline

Child Support in Michigan

Michigan Child Support Formula -- State of Michigan web site that allows you to download a full copy of the Michigan Child Support Formula Manual.

Michigan State Disbursement Unit -- Michigan State Disbursement Unit web site with general information regarding payments and disbursements of child support in Michigan and contact information.

Craig Ross Support Prognosticator (Michigan) -- Marginsoft web site with a program that can be can be purchased and downloaded that allows you to input your financial information, applies the Michigan Child Support Formula and calculates child support.

Springfield Publications Prognosticator -- Springfield Publications also has a program that allows you to input your financial information, applies the Michigan Child Support Formula and calculates child support. 

Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement --  Home page for the Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement

Parenting Time Calendars

OurFamilyWizard, ShareKids, ParentingTimeCalendar.com, ParentingTime.net  These are all parenting time calendars that are useful tools in drafting and keeping scheduling for parents who share custody of thier children

Domestic Relations Orders in Michigan

Divorce Solutions, LLC -- Local financial planning company that specializes in analyzing and drafting Qualified Domestic Relations Orders.

QDRO Express -- Local financial planning company that specializes in analyzing and drafting Qualified Domestic Relations Orders

Federal Government Sites

COBRA coverage information from the Department of Labor -- Federal web site with information regarding COBRA (health care continuation coverage)

Social Security Administration -- Federal web site with information regarding the Social Security Administration

IRS information regarding changes like divorce -- Internal Revenue Service web site with information regarding life changes effecting taxes

Credit Reporting Agencies

Free Annual Credit Report -- The web site where you can request your free credit report each year

TransUnion -- Credit reporting agency TransUnion's web site

Equifax -- Credit reporting agency Equifax's web site

Experian -- Credit reporting agency Experian's web site

Vehicle Evaluation Sites

NADA -- Online resourse for vehicle values

Kelley Blue Book Online -- Online resource for vehicle values

Michigan Domestic Violence Sites

Michigan Domestic Violence Resource List -- Michigan resources regarding Domestic Violence

State of Michigan Domestic Violence Resource Directory -- Michigan directory regarding Domestic Violence resources

Let Paynter & Associates Help You

The above is not intended to be legal advice, and is only a brief overview of this area of law.  If you have any questions regarding your family law matter, contact us today.  An experienced Michigan family law lawyer will discuss with you your legal issue, and will provide you with information that will protect you and your family for years to come.

  There is no charge for your initial phone consultation.

Representing divorce and family law clients

in Oakland, Wayne and Macomb Counties.

 

Macomb County

  • Armada
  • Armada Township
  • Bruce Township
  • Centerline
  • Chesterfield Township
  • Clinton Township
  • Eastpointe
  • Fraser
  • Harrison Township
  • Lenox Township
  • Macomb Township
  • Memphis
  • Mt. Clemens
  • New Baltimore
  • New Haven
  • Ray Township
  • Richmond
  • Romeo
  • Roseville
  • St. Clair Shores
  • Sterling Heights
  • Shelby Township
  • Utica
  • Warren
  • Washington Township

Oakland County

  • Auburn Hills
  • Addison Township
  • Berkley
  • Beverly Hills
  • Bingham Farms
  • Birmingham
  • Bloomfield
  • Bloomfield Hills
  • Brandon Township
  • Clarkston
  • Commerce Township
  • Farmington
  • Farmington Hills
  • Ferndale
  • Franklin
  • Groveland Township
  • Hazel Park
  • Highland Township
  • Holly
  • Holly Township
  • Huntington Woods
  • Independence Township
  • Keego Harbor
  • Lake Angelus
  • Lake Orion
  • Lathrup Village
  • Lyon Township
  • Madison Heights
  • Milford Township
  • Novi
  • Novi Township
  • Oak Park
  • Oakland Township
  • Orchard Lake
  • Orion Township
  • Ortonville
  • Oxford
  • Pleasant Ridge
  • Pontiac
  • Rochester
  • Rochester Hills
  • Rose Township
  • Royal Oak
  • Royal Oak Township
  • Southfield
  • South Lyon
  • Springfield Township
  • Sylvan Lake
  • Troy
  • Walled Lake
  • Waterford
  • West Bloomfield
  • White Lake Township
  • Wixom
  • Wolverine Lake

Wayne County

  • Allen Park
  • Belleville
  • Brownstown Township
  • Canton Township
  • Dearborn
  • Dearborn Heights
  • Detroit
  • Ecorse
  • Flat Rock
  • Garden City
  • Gibralter
  • Grosse Isle
  • Grosse Pointe
  • Grosse Pointe Farms
  • Grosse Pointe Park
  • Grosse Pointe Woods
  • Hamtramack
  • Highland Park
  • Huron Township
  • Inkster
  • Lincoln Park
  • Livonia
  • Melvindale
  • Northville
  • Northville Township
  • Plymouth
  • Plymouth Township
  • Redford
  • River Rouge
  • Riverview
  • Rockwood
  • Romulus
  • Southgate
  • Sumpter Township
  • Taylor
  • Trenton
  • Van Buren Township
  • Wayne
  • Westland
  • Woodhaven
  • Wyandotte

 

DISCLAIMER:  Information found on this site, and its use by a user, does not create an attorney-client relationship between the attorney who provided this site and the user.  The provision of these resources in no way constitutes an endorsement by the attorney who provided this site of the services provided by these outside resources.  Paynter & Associates is not liable for the content of this site or external websites. Following the links above implicitly constitutes acknowledgement and acceptance of this agreement. The attorney who provided this site does not maintain the external web sites accessed through external links, and therefore the attorney who provided this site assume no responsibility for their contents.  The provision of a link by the attorney who provided this site does not constitute any endorsement of the other site, its sponsor or its contents.  This site does not provide legal advice.  Users of this site should always seek the advice of counsel in their own jurisdiction.

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