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Wyoming Divorce Attorney

Divorce can be a trying time for everyone involved. It is never an easy decision to end your marriage and you are likely concerned about your own future as well as your children’s future. Once you or your spouse makes the decision to divorce, however, the situation can get even more difficult as you will have to satisfy all requirements set out by state law and the courts in order to be granted a dissolution of your marriage.

At the Van Den Heuvel Law Office, we can help you get through your divorce with your finances and familial relationships intact as much as possible. Please call today if you need assistance with a divorce case.

Options for Divorce in Michigan

If you and your spouse want to end your relationship, you may believe that divorce is the automatic legal action you should seek. However, Michigan law gives married couples different options so that you can choose the best one that is right for you and your family. The three primary ways to end your marriage include the following:

  • Annulment – In many cases, you may get married and believe that your union was legally valid, however, you may later learn that one or more factors actually rendered your marriage invalid. This can include one or both spouses not being of legal age to marry, not having the mental capacity to marry at the time of the marriage, or inducing the marriage based on fraud. In such cases, you can get an annulment and it is as if the marriage never legally happened.
  • Separate Maintenance – In some situations, you may want to legally separate from your spouse but you might not want to officially and legally end the marriage bond. This action will legally separate your finances so you will no longer share marital property, however, you will still legally be married. This can be a good option for couples in certain financial situations or who hold certain religious beliefs about marriage.
  • Divorce – Divorce will legally end your marriage based on a “breakdown” of the relationship between you and your spouse. You do not have to give any additional reasons for the divorce or blame one spouse for the breakdown of the marriage, though misconduct can be considered when deciding various issues in the divorce case.

While divorce is the most common, deciding which type of action to take to end your marriage is a highly personal decision and dependent on the circumstances of your situation.

Issues in Divorce

Before you can end your marriage, you must settle a variety of issues, including but not limited to:

Our Michigan attorneys can help you to reach fair decisions regarding the above issues and can protect your interests regarding any contested matters.

Call a Wyoming, MI Divorce for Assistance

At the Van Den Heuvel Law Office, we have handled all types of divorce cases and can lead you through this often stressful process. Please call us at 616-698-0000 to speak with a Wyoming divorce lawyer today.

 

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