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Family Law

Family Law

All families are different, and all families have problems. Sometimes those problems can only be resolved with legal help. Family law deals with the legalities of family relationships, and so, more than most areas of the law, family law has a direct impact on the lives of real people, including children.

The Law Offices of Carol Jones Dwyer, P.C. helps families resolve a variety of family law matters in a way that allows them to move forward with their lives as easily as possible. Among the types of Michigan family law cases the firm handles are: 

Every case is unique. We invite you to contact our office to learn how Michigan law applies to your particular situation.

Barry County Family Law Attorney

Carol Jones Dwyer has been practicing family law in Barry County, Michigan for over twenty years. She is mindful of the fact that her clients come to her not only for her legal experience and toughness at the negotiating table, but also for her ability to help them navigate this most challenging time in their personal lives.

Carol gives clients the personalized attention they deserve and the dedicated advocacy they need to protect their rights, their children, and their future. She serves families in Barry County and the surrounding Michigan communities, including Ingham, Kent, Ionia, Calhoun, Allegan and Kalamazoo Counties.

If you would like to learn more about what to expect from your Michigan divorce, custody, support or other family law matter, please contact our office at 269-945-5050 or via our online contact form to schedule a consultation.

Divorce

Divorce

Divorce Whether one has been served with Michigan divorce papers or is contemplating filing for divorce, the process of ending a marriage is a difficult and stressful one. Barry County divorce attorney Carol Jones Dwyer has over twenty years of experience gu… Read More
Child Custody and Parenti…

Child Custody and Parenting Time

Child Custody and Parenting Time For Michigan parents, the well-being of their children is their chief concern. Parents who are divorcing, separating, or who have never lived together but have a child in common have many questions about child custody and parenting time, and how the… Read More
Child Support

Child Support

Child Support In Michigan, both parents are legally required to contribute to the support of their children. When parents live apart, even if they are sharing custody of the children, the court will almost always order child support. Parents cannot bargain away th… Read More
Spousal Support

Spousal Support

Spousal Support In Michigan, what is commonly known as “alimony” is referred to as “spousal support.” Many people, considering alimony to be “a thing of the past,” are surprised to learn that spousal support is often awarded in Mi… Read More
Adoption

Adoption

Adoption One of the most rewarding areas of family law practice is helping Michigan families to grow through adoption. Sometimes adoption involves formalizing an existing relationship, such as the relatively common situation in which a step-parent adopts a st… Read More
Prenuptial and Postnuptia…

Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements

Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements People assume that prenuptial and postnuptial agreements imply that a couple is planning for divorce. There’s no doubt that such agreements can make a Michigan divorce less complicated and less stressful if it occurs. However, many people think abo… Read More

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