Entries by Mike DeYoung

New Michigan Law for Ignition Interlock Devices

A new Michigan law for vehicle breathalyzers takes effect June 6 2016 Michigan passed a new law that effects ignition interlock devices for anyone who currently has one installed or will have one installed. Under section Sec. 625k. of Senate Bill No. 176, all ignition interlocks used in Michigan must be capable of taking a […]

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The Hague Convention and Child Custody Orders

How the Hague Convention Applies to Child Custody Orders What is the Hague Convention? The Hague Convention is a treaty that was enacted on October 25, 1980. It was enacted to protect children from abduction across international borders. This may be especially important in divorce cases or custody cases where one parent wishes to keep […]

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Marital Business Interests in Divorce

How to Handle a Spouses’ Business during Divorce “If my Wife/Husband owns a business, but it is only in his/her name, does that mean they “get” the business if we decide to divorce?”   A business that is developed or actively managed during a marriage is USUALLY considered a marital asset. However, a lawyer must evaluate and […]