Family Courts are open and the team at Eisenberg & Spilman is here to help you with all your family law needs during this difficult time. The attorneys can be reached directly: Laura (248) 283-8744; Amy (248) 283-8737 and Mekel (248) 283-8742. We also offer video conferencing through Zoom.

Family Courts are open and the team at Eisenberg & Spilman is here to help you with all your family law needs during this difficult time. The attorneys can be reached directly: Laura (248) 283-8744 ; Amy (248) 283-8737 and Mekel (248) 283-8742. We also offer video conferencing through Zoom.

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How can alimony payments be made?

Alimony plays an important role in the post-divorce lives of many Michigan residents. It is the money that some divorced individuals are required to pay to their exes in order to provide them with ongoing support. Not all divorces involve awards or agreements of...

Determining alimony in Michigan

Married couples can manage their households in many different ways. In some cases, both spouses choose to work outside the home, while in other households, one spouse works part-time or chooses to be a stay-at-home parent. In any case, if the couple chooses to get a...

How long will I get alimony?

Few aspects of divorce are more contentious than alimony. While child support payments may be a difficult subject as well, few dispute the need to pay child support. Alimony can be much more difficult.  Unlike with child support, in the state of Michigan there is no...

Opting for rehabilitative spousal support

The current trend is favoring couples to substitute permanent spousal support with rehabilitative spousal support. The courts are now encouraging couples to go for the process of temporarily supporting one spouse while he or she tries to become financially stable and...

Does child support affect alimony?

In a divorce, the higher-earning spouse will often have to make support payments to the other spouse. These payments may be alimony or child support. In some cases, you may have to pay both. Courts typically favor child support over alimony because child support is a...

When is lump sum alimony a good idea?

In some cases, a spouse the court orders to pay spousal support may wish to simply pay the full alimony amount up front – a “lump sum” alimony payment. They avoid the frustration of making a payment every month, and both parties can move on. A lump sum has a few...