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Sibling Visitation – Does it Exist?

We have all heard the term “visitation” before, especially if you have been involved in a child custody dispute or divorce.  The term most often used by family law lawyers and professionals is “parenting time”; referring to the legal right [and obligation] of a parent to spend time with one’s child following a divorce.   Even […]

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Frozen Sperm and the Social Security Administration

The Michigan Supreme Court heard oral arguments mid-Month in a very interesting case of first impression involving frozen sperm and Michigan’s laws of intestacy.  The certified question before our High Court  is whether frozen sperm equates to “children” under the intestacy statute. In this case, the procedure is as unusual as the fact pattern.  The […]

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Women Often Lose Health Insurance in Divorce

Long-term marriage has been an endangered species for some time in our society.  Couples in the United States divorce at the rate of approximately one million times each year. Divorce is Hell for both men and women.  Even in our post-modern society, however, women still seem to get the brunt of the pain. According to […]

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Child Porn Expert Sued Over Morphed Images

Attorney Dean Boland The law has not been kind to Lakewood, Ohio lawyer Dean Boland of late.  The technology expert was hit in 2009 with a $300,000 damage award pursuant to the civil damage provisions of the federal child pornography laws; the award was affirmed last week by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in […]

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