Practice Areas

Divorce

Our family law attorneys have extensive experience in contested and uncontested divorces, and will handle your separation with compassion, kindness, and professionalism. When a couple terminates their marriage, most divorce issues can be addressed and resolved amicably, even when complex financial matters, custody issues, or business assets are involved. But sometimes, aggressive litigation and even [..]

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Child Custody, Parenting Time, & Support

Child Custody, Parenting Time, & Support We aren’t just lawyers. We’re also parents. Trust us to pursue your children’s best interests as we would our own. When a marriage or relationship ends, decisions involving children can be emotional. It’s great when you and your ex-spouse or ex-partner can agree amicably on custody, support, and other [..]

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Adoption

Opening your heart and your family through adoption is joyous and rewarding, but the process can be complicated. We can help you navigate the legal requirements and unanticipated obstacles. As attorneys, there is nothing as gratifying or fulfilling as a successful adoption. We make the journey with our clients, experiencing the excitement and anxiety with [..]

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Bankruptcy

Medical debt, loss of income, business debt, divorce, and other life changes can take a toll on your financial security. Bankruptcy protection gives you the power to regain control of your future. Federal law allows individuals to file one of two kinds of bankruptcy actions: Chapter 7, which eliminates debt entirely, or Chapter 13, which [..]

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Probate Estates, Guardianship, & Conservatorship

When a loved one passes or becomes unable to make decisions about their care, you need compassionate, experienced counsel to help you resolve their affairs with dignity. We will advise you every step of the way. Michigan’s probate courts determine the validity of wills, enforce their provisions, and preside over will and trust disputes. If [..]

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Estate Planning

Contemplating end-of-life issues, medical contingencies, and wealth transfers can be difficult. A comprehensive estate plan gives you peace of mind and provides clear instructions to your loved ones and heirs throughout your life and upon your death. The attorneys at the Shimek Law Firm have the experience and compassion to help you make decisions about [..]

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