Sunday, September 15, 2019

What exactly is Considered Remarriage?

divorce Ann ArborIf a remarriage is a change in circumstances for either modifying or terminating spousal support, what exactly is considered remarriage? That may seem like a straightforward question, but it was a question that went to the Michigan Court of Appeals in the case of Lueck v Lueck, a published case decided in May 2019.

In Lueck, the husband and wife agreed in their divorce judgment that spousal support would continue for a set amount of time or “until wife remarries.” After the divorce, the wife met someone special and had a religious commitment ceremony at her church where they exchanged traditional vows and rings. However, there were no witnesses and they didn’t apply for a marriage license.

Find out what happened in this case here.

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Sunday, September 1, 2019

Does Remarriage Terminate Spousal Support?

One of the most frequent questions our divorce clients ask is: “Does spousal support automatically end if the person receiving support remarries?” 
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The law states that unless you agree to other terms in your divorce judgment, a remarriage is considered a change in circumstances. The court may terminate spousal support if the person receiving support remarries. MCL 552.13. It’s not an automatic termination, but remarriage is a change in circumstances that authorizes the court to end spousal support if the court chooses to do so.

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Our attorneys know how to get results for our clients and they’re dedicated to getting a satisfactory outcome. Contact our attorney for divorce in Ann Arbor today at (734) 665-4441 for a no obligation consultation.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

New Law Removes Criminal Records If Your Case is Dismissed Before Trial

criminal defense attorney Ann ArborPrior to June 12, 2018, however, a dismissal of charges still left a lingering stain on a person’s publicly-available record in the State of Michigan. In Michigan, if you are arrested or charged with a felony or certain misdemeanors your fingerprints and biometric information are entered into a system known as the Internet criminal history access tool (ICHAT). ICHAT aggregates criminal records and is used by employers and others to conduct background checks. 

Recently the Michigan Legislature passed a new law that allows the removal of your record if your charges are dismissed before trial. Learn more here!

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If you need help navigating the criminal process, contact Steven Tramontin, a criminal defense attorney in Ann Arbor! Attorneys at Pear Sperling Eggan & Daniels, P.C., can help assist you with virtually everything law related. Consult your attorney for details.

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Dismissal of Charges, But Removing Your Criminal Record Could Be Harder. Until Now.

criminal defense attorney ann arborEffective June 12th 2018, a new law in Michigan provides that an arrest record, biometric data and fingerprints may be removed from ICHAT if the charge is dismissed before trial. Rarely do state legislatures enact criminal-defense-friendly laws but, here, the Michigan legislature took a step toward a fair system; a step away from a system that has handcuffed people charged with a crime even after the charge was justifiably dismissed.


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If you need help navigating the criminal process, contact Steven Tramontin, a criminal defense attorney in Ann Arbor! Attorneys at Pear Sperling Eggan & Daniels, P.C., can help assist you with virtually everything law related. Consult your attorney for details.

Monday, July 15, 2019

How to Score a Touchdown with a Financial Power of Attorney

estate planning Ann ArborRemember to keep your Financial Power of Attorney updated. Just signing a POA only gets you to the “red zone.” Many financial firms will not accept a POA if it is too old. It is keeping a POA updated that gets you out of the red zone and into the end zone. To score a touchdown with a POA, it must be kept updated. We recommend that yours be updated every 5 years.
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If you would like to learn more about trusts and estate planning services at PSED Law, contact an estate planning attorney in Ann Arbor today! Attorneys at Pear Sperling Eggan & Daniels, P.C., can help assist you with virtually everything law related. Consult your attorney for details.

Monday, July 1, 2019

What is a Financial Power of Attorney?

estate planning ann arborA Financial Power of Attorney (“POA”) is used to avoid a guardianship proceeding in probate court if you become incapacitated due to a stroke, dementia or another illness.  Avoiding probate court can saves money and time and allows your family to manage your affairs privately rather than through the public process of a guardianship. 
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If you would like to learn more about trusts and estate planning at PSED Law, contact us today! The attorneys at Pear, Sperling, Eggan, & Daniels, P.C., can help assist you with your case and with virtually everything law related. Consult your attorney for details.

Our attorneys know how to get results for our clients and they’re dedicated to getting a satisfactory outcome for you. Contact our estate planning attorney in Ann Arbor today at (734) 665-4441 for a no obligation consultation.

Monday, June 17, 2019

Welcome to PSED, Anthony!


The firm is pleased to announce that Anthony Dalimonte has joined the firm as a summer law clerk. Anthony attends Wayne State University Law School. He is interested in litigation and business law and is a member of the Moot Court team in law school. Anthony attended undergraduate school at the University of Michigan where he was a political science major and a business minor. As an undergrad, he walked-on to the Michigan Football team where he played 4 years as a defensive back. He also attended graduate school at Michigan’s Ross School of Business in their Master of Management program. He is eligible to stay on with the firm in the coming academic year. In his spare time, Anthony loves watching college and professional basketball and spending time with his younger siblings.