Are you in need of an experienced divorce attorney ? If you are considering a divorce, speak with our experienced divorce attorneys. We have successfully handled a hundreds of family cases through the years and will put this experience to work for you. Frequently Asked Questions Q: How long does it take to get divorced? 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. Q. How long do I have to live in Michigan to file divorce? 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. Q: How much are the filing fees for a divorce? A: Filing fees for a divorce vary depending on where you are filing and whether you have a minor child. You can expect to pay between $175 and $255. Q. How long after meeting with you could you file the papers? 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. Q: My spouse has filed for divorce, what can I do to stop it? A: Michigan is a no fault divorce state so once a divorce is filed, it cannot be stopped unless the party who filed the case agrees to dismiss the case. Q: I’ve heard Michigan is a “no fault” divorce state. What does that mean? 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. Q: Do you offer payment plans? A: Yes. Payment plans are available. Q: What types of payments do you accept? A: We accept payments in cash, personal check, money orders, cashier checks, and major credit cards. How do your fees work? 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.