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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for Michigan on
Q: Can my husband kick me out of the house before a divorce? The property was paid off during our relationship.

We have one child together. I have two from a previous relationship. He claims I didn't contribute at all to the property payments. I work a little bit , but not full time because of the baby.

Mechelle Woznicki
Mechelle Woznicki
answered on Jul 10, 2020

No, he cannot kick you out. He would need a court order signed by a judge to gain "exclusive use" of the marital home. How much you work or contribute has nothing to do with that.

If you have more questions, you can schedule a call with me on my website at

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Michigan on
Q: I live in southern Illinois my daughter lives in Kentucky with her dad can you help me get my rights back to my daughte

She is 14 and cry’s every night cause she hates it there and wants to be with me her mother her dad lives with his parents no job no license he’s a alcoholic and pill head my baby has to take care of her grandmother all the time cause she’s in a wheelchair she can’t be a kid she lives as a... View More

Mechelle Woznicki
Mechelle Woznicki
answered on Jul 10, 2020

It sounds like this case might be in a jurisdiction (court) outside of Michigan. If that is the case, you will need an attorney in the state where the court is located that issued the current order.

If it is a Michigan case, I can certainly help. You could schedule a call with me on my...
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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Michigan on
Q: How much time is considered reasonable notice/time for my ex to let me know he wants the kids for a weekend?

My ex moved from Michigan to New Jersey. Court order says he can have one weekend a month residing in Michigan but has to give reasonable notice. What is considered reasonable notice through the courts?

Mechelle Woznicki
Mechelle Woznicki
answered on Jul 5, 2020

Reasonable is that amount of time which is fairly necessary, conveniently, to do whatever is required to be done. There is no set number in this situation, so reasonable is what both parents define it to be.

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