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Carole L. Chiamp

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Carole L. Chiamp

Carole L. Chiamp Chiamp & Associates, PLLC Of Counsel to Breitmeyer Cushman PLLC Email • chiamp@bcfamlaw.com Admitted to practice in 1972 AREAS OF PRACTICE Family Law Mediation Facilitation Arbitration Guardian Ad Litem Appointments OF SPECIAL NOTE 25 years listing in Best Lawyers in America Past President of the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association Recipient Champion of Justice Award, State Bar of Michigan Member Detroit Goodfellows for 40 years NOTABLE CASES Stoudemire v Stoudemire, 248 Mich App 325 (2001) Cain v MDOC, 234 Mich App 421; 594 NW2d 514 (1999) Kosch v Kosch, 233 Mich App 346 (1999)App 346 (1999) In Re Guardian Ad Litem Fees, 220 Mich...

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Carol F. Breitmeyer

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Carol F. Breitmeyer

Carol F. Breitmeyer Email • breitmeyer@bcfamlaw.com Admitted to practice in 1983 EDUCATION J.D., Detroit College of Law, 1982 B.A., Hobart & William Smith Colleges, 1978   AREAS OF PRACTICE Family Law and Attendant Matters   OF SPECIAL NOTE Named to Best Lawyers in America, 2012, 2013, 2014 Named to Dbusiness Top Lawyers, 2012, 2013, 2014 Named to Super Lawyers, 2012, 2013, 2014 (Top 50 Women Lawyers in Michigan) State Bar of Michigan Family Law Council, Chair Elect, 2014-15 State Bar of Michigan, elected to Family Law Council, re-elected in 2011 and elected to Executive Committee in 2011 State Bar of Michigan Standing Committee on Character and...

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Kathryn M Cushman

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Kathryn M Cushman

Kathryn M. Cushman Email • cushman@bcfamlaw.com Admitted to practice in 2002   EDUCATION J.D., University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, 2002 B.A., B.S. Madonna University, 1999   AREAS OF PRACTICE Family Law Assistance to Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals OF SPECIAL NOTE Super Lawyer, 2014, 2015 Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2012, 2013 Secretary of the Wayne County Family Law Bar Association, 2014-15, 2015-16 Skilled in American Sign Language and able to provide specialized services to the Deaf Community Currently serves on the State Bar of Michigan Committee on Justice Initiatives, Equal Access Initiative Disabilities Work Group Volunteer speaker...

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General Divorce Information

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General Divorce Information Important Topics and Considerations The break-up of a marriage can be very traumatic. No one expects to get a divorce. The role of an attorney in a divorce is to represent your interests and to advise and counsel you so that you are aware of all your options and can make decisions that are right for you. When you choose an attorney to represent you, make sure the attorney is experienced in divorce law, is someone you can trust, and is someone with whom you can be completely honest. During a divorce proceeding you should never agree to something that you do not understand or that you feel you are being forced into. Your attorney’s job is...

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Books

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Books

Books For Adults Mom’s House, Dad’s House: A Complete Guide for Parents Who Are Separated, Divorced or Remarried, I. Ricci The Divorce Book: A Practical & Compassionate Guide, Matthew McKay The Good Divorce, C. Ahrons Families Apart: Ten Keys for Successful Co-Parenting, Melinda Blau Marriage, Divorce and Children’s Adjustment, R. Emery The Divorced Dad’s Survival Book: How to Stay Connected with Your Kids, David Knox Helping Children Cope with Divorce, Edward Teyber What to Tell Your Kids About Divorce, Kathy Ingels Helmond For Kids For preschoolers and early elementary Lets Talk About Divorce, Fred Rogers, Putnam All About Divorce, Mary...

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