COVID-19 Effects on Parenting Time in Michigan
March 26, 2020
COVID-19 is affecting Michigan parents in many dramatic ways. Even more so for those parents with limited amounts of parenting time...
Termination of Parental Rights: Michigan Supreme Court Ruling (Part Two)
March 10, 2020
In Part One, we discussed how the Michigan Supreme Court ruled for a family in Oakland County; rescuing the parents from a...
Termination of Parental Rights: Michigan Supreme Court Ruling (Part One)
March 3, 2020
In an unusual development, the Michigan Supreme Court intervened to rescue the parents from a termination of parental rights order. The...
What if a Parent Confesses to Shaking a Baby? – Part Two
January 8, 2020
Trial lawyers know something that medical doctors cannot seem to figure out: There is such a thing as a false confession....
Bonding and the Competition with Foster Parents – Part Two
November 18, 2019
In Part One, we talked about how foster parents are almost always seen in a favorable light. Parents should think about the...
Bonding and the Competition with Foster Parents – Part One
November 11, 2019
The most recent termination of parental rights decision coming out of the Michigan Court of Appeals has me thinking about bonding...
Tips for Appealing a Termination of Parental Rights Ruling
March 29, 2019
Parents are often stunned by the ruling of the Court when an order comes out after a termination hearing. In fact,...
Good News from In re Timon?
September 22, 2017
In Michigan, parents can always use some good news from the Courts. There is a glimmer of hope for at least...