GOETTING CORRADO LAW GROUP understands the stress and anxiety associated with family legal issues. We know when it comes to your children and your future, there is nothing you won’t do to protect them. Let us assist and guide you through this difficult time. And remember, as difficult and confusing as things seem now, they will get resolved and you will find peace again.
A: If you do not have any minor children, a divorce can be granted in as soon as 60 days. If you do have minor children, a divorce usually takes about six months to complete. Certain factors can prolong a divorce proceeding and we can inform you of those factors at your initial consultation.
A: There is a six month residency requirement to file for a divorce in the State of Michigan. Also, you must also live in the county you are filing in for 10 days prior to filing your complaint.
A: Filing fees for a divorce with children are $230.00 and for a divorce without children the fees are $150.00.
A: We have a quick turn around time for filing divorce. We can possibly get your case filed within one day if it is necessary. Usually, it takes less than a week to file your case after your initial consultation.
A: Unfortunately, because Michigan is a no fault divorce state, once a divorce is filed, it cannot be stopped unless the party who filed the case agrees to dismiss the case.
A: It is true that Michigan is a “no fault” divorce state. That means that neither the husband nor the wife in the marriage needs to show a reason to file for a divorce. You only need to show the desire to end the marriage.
A: Yes. Payment plans are available.
A: We accept payments in cash, personal check, money orders, cashier checks, and major credit cards.
A: You can retain our office for legal representation for a small retainer fee. We will charge you an hourly fee thereafter for work performed. Payments are due on a monthly basis, for work performed after the retainer fee is exhausted.