Family Law

Introduction to Family Law Topics

  • Michigan Courts-One Court of Justice-Self-Help Center Under Types of Court Cases, select the options for parenting time, paternity and other miscellaneous family law matters to about court procedures for cases in these areas
  • Michigan Legal Help Select Family under the Self-Help Tools section on the homepage.  Information is available on domestic relations matters such as divorce, custody, parenting time, child support, annulment, separate maintenance and paternity
  • Legal Information Institute of Cornell University provides introductions to numerous family law issues such as adoption, child custody, and divorce.

Michigan Statutes

Legal Forms

Finding a Family Law Attorney

Michigan Guides

Publications prepared by the Legislative Council. General interest publications include Friend of the Court: Support Custody and Visitation for Michigan Children, Domestic Violence and Your Child: A Parent's Guide to Health and Safety.

Index to publications Provided by the State Court Administrative Office and includes the following titles: Custody and Parenting Time Investigation Manual, Child Support Formula Manual, and Model Friend of the Court Handbook.

Public Resources

Family Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan has an excellent page with links to domestic violence resources.

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