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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Michigan on
Q: I'm trying to get legal aid help with my divorce. How do I go about doing it? I have very low income..
Kendra Ortega
Kendra Ortega
answered on Apr 23, 2020

If you are in West Michigan, go to the Legal Aid of Western Michigan website and click on "I Need Help." You will participate in a online screening tool to see if you are eligible for assistance.

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Divorce for Michigan on
Q: My divorce was finally on aug 6 2019. I got pregnant only weeks after. Will they try n go back on my ex husband?

We were both in other relationships at the end of our divorce and still are. Because this pregnancy happened so close to the final stamp I’m worried they will try and go back on my ex husband if my child’s father decides to bail and not sign the BC.

Kendra Ortega
Kendra Ortega
answered on Mar 29, 2020

Your ex-husband is only considered the legal father of your child if you were pregnant during the marriage. If your pregnancy began after the Judgment of Divorce was entered by the court, your ex-husband will not be the legal father. You will want to make sure the baby's biological father... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Michigan on
Q: I have a judge from another county forcing me to pay additional childsupport when he isnt the judge over my case.

He isnt even the judge in the county the childsupport case is in.

Kendra Ortega
Kendra Ortega
answered on Feb 14, 2020

If you believe that there are two child support orders from two different counties, you will benefit from retaining an attorney as soon as possible to have both proceedings and orders reviewed. You should have been served with a complaint or similar court documents when each case was started.... View More

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