Michigan Divorce Laws & Assistance

If you're contemplating a separation or divorce in Michigan, you can find the help you need on this page so you'll be able to make sensible decisions. For example, you can look up experienced family lawyers and other professionals in the surrounding area to help with your situation. If you would rather do your own divorce, you'll find online divorce services and divorce forms to help you prepare your paperwork. You'll also be able to look up domestic abuse resources in the state, as well access the MI child support formula to help calculate the level of support that might be awarded, and more.

Divorce Lawyers

Ellen Paynter, Esq.
7071 Orchard Lake Road, Suite 245
West Bloomfield, MI 48322
Counties served: Oakland, Macomb, and Wayne
Telephone: (248) 851-7555

Our Divorce and Family Law experience will provide you with sound, calming legal advice with representation tailored to meet your needs - now and into the future. Call for your free phone consultation.


Aggressive Michigan Divorce Attorney
Jannelle J. Zawaideh

26677 W. 12 Mile Rd. Ste 171
Southfield, MI 48034
Counties Served: Oakland, Macomb, and Wayne
Phone: 248-356-0600

Michigan Family Law Office offering PAYMENT PLANS including credit cards and a FREE Consultation, servicing Oakland, Macomb, & Wayne Counties. Our practice is dedicated to handling all family law matters, including divorce and separation, custody and support issues, visitation enforcement, spousal support, marital property division, annulments, and prenuptial agreements.


Bendure & King
P.O. Box 15610
Detroit, MI 48215
Serving: Macomb, Wayne, and Oakland counties
Telephone: 313-300-1183


Thomas Birkhold
269-488-2320

Practicing as a collaborative divorce lawyer, Thomas Birkhold helps couples in the Kalamazoo area reach a divorce settlement with less turmoil and more dignity, while meeting the needs of all parties involved.


The Law Offices of Judith H. Blumeno
Judith H. Blumeno
30500 Northwestern Hwy. Suite 200
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
Counties Served: Oakland
Phone: (248) 862-3930

A divorce or separation can cause emotional havoc for you and your family. Since 1992, The Law Office of Judith H. Blumeno has been dedicated to helping clients resolve family and matrimonial disputes. Knowing and understanding your legal rights during a divorce or separation is extremely important. Your attorney can counsel you on local divorce laws in Michigan and provide you with divorce advice on how to move forward.


LADY4JUSTICE PLLC
Mindy L. Hitchcock
30100 Telegraph Rd, Suite 317
Bingham Farms, MI 48025
Counties served: Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, Wayne
Telephone: (248) 355-5688
Fax: (248) 355-3175

Getting divorced is a challenging experience, even if each party is willing to cooperate in the process. By helping her clients work through the individual issues (as opposed to fighting it out in court), Mindy L. Hitchcock enables parents to continue to maintain a good relationship after their divorce, thus making it easier on their children. By combining top legal preparation with her compassionate attention to her client's needs, Mindy is able to help her clients reach a settlement that is fair to all. After all, "It started with love, why not end it the same way?"

Mindy is an experienced family lawyer who is a member of the Collaborative Law Institute of Michigan.


Christopher Kohler, P.C.
30445 Northwestern Highway, Suite 230
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
Counties served: Oakland, Wayne, Livingston, Macomb, Washtenaw
Telephone: (248) 737-8410
Fax: (866) 702-1201


Chris Nesi
722 Notre Dame
Grosse Pointe, MI 48230
Counties served: Wayne, Oakland, Macomb
Telephone: 313-886-5769
Fax: 313-886-5851


Alisa Peskin-Shepherd
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
(248) 290-0560

Ms. Peskin-Shepherd has practiced family law for over 20 years, helping her clients with both compassion and knowledge. She is a Collaborative Divorce attorney, as well as specially trained mediator in the areas of divorce, custody, and family law and works with her clients to resolve their disputes in a sensible and dignified way.


Plachta, Murphy & Associates, P.C.
Miles J. Murphy, III
124 Fulton SE, Ste. 100
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Counties served: Kent, Ottawa, Ionia
Telephone: 616-458-3994
Fax: 616-458-2410


The Shaw Group, P.C.
42705 Grand River, Suite 201
Novi, Michigan 48375
Counties served: Oakland, Wayne, Washtenaw, Livingston
Telephone: (248) 374-1800

Office Locations:
Ann Arbor - 117 N. First Street (734) 451-1800
Plymouth - 342 South Harvey (734) 451-1800
Novi - 42705 Grand River (248) 374-1800


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Online Document Preparation

Get all of your divorce paperwork completed without hiring a lawyer! This service will make preparing the uncontested divorce documents a lot easier than filling out a blank divorce form. Your paperwork will meet the court requirements and you'll get detailed directions on how to submit your papers to the court. This comprehensive divorce service also offers various self-help divorce books you can download and customer support options to help you out. Start your divorce today.


QDRO Preparation

QDRO Specialists - The QdroDesk™ online service helps you prepare your own custom QDRO which will be ready for approval. You'll also receive step-by-step instructions for QDRO execution and processing to insure the division of retirement assets is handled properly.


Domestic Violence Victim Services

Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence - Michigan Chapter

Locate DV Help near You


Michigan Divorce Law Summary