Family Law

Michigan Custody Law Must be Amended to Encompass Artificial Reproductive Technology

Michigan is considering an amendment to the Child Custody Act that will enable parents who have children as result of in vitro fertilization from anonymous sperm and egg donors to be legally considered the child’s parents. Based upon current…

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Michigan Court of Appeals Issues Decision Regarding Grandparent Visitation Statute

Ending 10 years of uncertainty and inconsistent rulings at the trial court level, the Michigan Court Appeals opened the door for grandchildren in the State to have a meaningful relationship with their grandparents. In a decision reached last week,…

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Managing Your Emotions During a Divorce

Divorce is an emotionally difficult process, a statement most of us believe to be true. Yet, when you’re the one going through a divorce, the full truth of this statement becomes self-evident. You find yourself on an emotional rollercoaster…

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Can a Court Hold Non-Party Children in Civil Contempt?

I believe it would be beneficial to shed some additional light, not that there isn’t enough attention on this case already, as to how we arrived at today’s juncture. Dr. Tsimhoni sought counsel from attorney Lisa Stern on a very…

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Judge Edward Sosnick (Ret.) Joins Hertz Schram In Of Counsel Role

Judge Edward Sosnick (Ret), who is Of Counsel to Hertz Schram PC, focuses his practice on Alternative Dispute Resolution, including formal and informal arbitration, mediation, and facilitation. Judge Sosnick was an Oakland County…

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Delia Miller Elected to Board of Michigan Inter-Professional Association

Hertz Schram PC is proud to announce that Delia Miller was elected a Trustee and a member of the Board of the Michigan Inter-Professional Association (MIPA). Ms. Miller is an associate in the Bloomfield Hills, MI office of Hertz…

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Promoting Professionalism Through Better Communication Skills And Techniques

[Excerpts taken from presentation given by Richard S. Victor, Chair of Professionalism and Collegiality committee, national American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, given at the AAML national meeting in Panama City, Panama,…

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Family Law Q&A With Richard S. Victor

Question: If someone who is considering divorce contacts you seeking advice and or help, what is the first thing you ask them? And what is the first thing you tell them to do?…

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Richard Victor to Speak at AAML Mid-Year Meeting

Nationally known family law attorney and author, Richard S. Victor, Of Counsel to Hertz Schram, PC, Bloomfield Hills, MI has been asked to be a speaker by the National American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers for their Mid-year meeting, taking…

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