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Michigan Child Custody Attorneys

Advocating for Fathers in Child Custody in Oakland, Macomb, Wayne, Livingston, Washtenaw, Monroe, Lapeer & St. Clair Counties

Fathers' Rights in Michigan

Fathers play an integral role in raising children. Divorce or separation should not cause fathers to be evicted from their children's lives. More and more, both parents work away from home and equally participate in child care. The "cookie cutter" parenting plan has become a thing of the past. Creative schedules can be negotiated or litigated, allowing children to benefit from comparable time with both parents.

In situations where the father has been the primary caregiver for the children, there is nothing in the law that should prevent the children from making their primary residence with him. If you are having trouble with child custody, the American Divorce Association for Men can guide you through the process. Our team has over 30 years of experience helping fathers in Detroit get the best possible outcome for their child custody case.


Contact our Michigan child custody attorneys today online or at (248) 327-0050.


Types of Child Custody

There are different types of child custody plans, and these can affect the amount of time you get to spend with your child. Depending on the type of custody, custody also affects the input you have on important decisions regarding your child. To ensure that your child is living in a healthy environment, the judge will ask if the child has an established custodial environment (ECE) with one or both parents. The judge will also decide based on other factors, including if the child goes to one or both parents for love and affection, food, housing, and any other needs deemed relevant by the judge.

Legal Custody

This type of custody determines if one or both parents provide input regarding important decisions. This may include how the child is raised, where he or she will be raised, and what school they attend.

Physical Custody

Physical custody concerns the child’s residence and which parent the child will primarily live with. Physical custody also concerns visitation agreements.

Joint Custody

This is when both parents share legal or physical custody, although not always equally. If you want to have your child for more days, our experienced child custody lawyers can help you.

Sole Custody

Only one parent has been designated the primary parent with physical custody, legal custody or both. Even if one parent is granted sole custody, the court might also agree to a visitation agreement.

Work With Experienced Michigan Child Custody Lawyers

The attorneys from ADAM are prepared to aggressively represent all of our clients inside the courtroom. Whether your case is simple or complex, you can expect thorough, ethical, and professional service tailored to your unique family law situation. We have 30+ years of experience helping fathers get the best possible results for their case. If you need guidance with your child custody case, don’t hesitate to contact us. We are proud to represent clients in Oakland, Macomb, Wayne, Livingston, Washtenaw, Monroe, Lapeer & St. Clair Counties.


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