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Family Law Practice


In Michigan family court as well as everywhere else, divorce is an extremely stressful and trying situation for any family, espically when there are children involved. It is important to have an attorney that considers not only the best interest of you, the clent but more importantly, the bes interest of your children. A divorce improperly litigated and documented will result in many years of additional pain, suffering and unnecessary aggrivation. These can also prove to be very costly. Family court laws are very extensive and you need an attorney that is familiar with all aspects such as: Child Custody, Real Estate, Alimony, Pensions, Banking, Medical, Criminal and others. 

The Michigan law firm of CHILDERS SHKRELI P.L.L.C. is a team of experienced lawyers, familiar with all aspects of getting a divorce in the state of Michigan and we will fight to get you a judgement that makes sense, with the hope of reducing or eliminating any need for future appearances.


Legal Separation:

In a divorce, having an experienced lawyer can make a major difference. The attorneys at CHILDERS SHKRELI P.L.L.C. have handed hundreds of divorces and dissolution of marriage cases. A LEGAL SEPARATION is not something to be taken lightly. No assumptions should be made as to the probable outcome. You have rights that will surely be waived or trampled if you do not have competent legal representation. We have managed everything from temporary separation to amicable dissolutions to hotly contested divorces. If you need to speak with an experienced divorce lawyer, Michigan family law firm of CHILDERS SHKRELI P.L.L.C. can help.



The law firm of CHILDERS SHKRELI P.L.L.C. understands fully that children are the ones that suffer most in a divorce. their sense of security and stability is being challenged and handled inappropriately, these can have some very adverse effects on the lives of your children. We understand that the children are never the cause of the divorce and we will work very hard on your behalf with that in mind. You love your children and we have the experience that you need to protect them and your relationship with them through your divorce.


Parenting Time:

Your child has a right to spend time with you unless a court determines that the time would endanger the child’s physical, mental, or emotional health. Whether you are pre or post divorce CHILDERS SHKRELI P.L.L.C. will fight towards getting you a fair amount of time with your child. We know that your children NEED you in their life if they are to grow up healthy and happy. If you have a difficult ex that is playing games with your parenting time, you can rely on CHILDERS SHKRELI P.L.L.C. to fight to bring some stability to your situation.


Child Support:

Lets face it, it takes more than love to raise a child in todays world. Many parents find themselves in an improper child support situation becuase they do not know the process or failed to adhere to a simple portion of it. We can help. There are rules and law that govern your support obligation and we will use them.

Link: Michigan Child Support Formula



Personal Protection Orders are designed to provide protection from harm by a specific person that has recently displayed dangerous or threatening behavior. Unfortunately, in family courts here in Michigan as well as in other states,  PPO's are often abused litigates in divorce and custody proceedings. CHILDERS SHKRELI P.L.L.C. is no stranger to these abuses. We seen and handled hundreds of them and we've dealt with the decisively. If you find yourself on the receiving end of a PPO that has been obtained on false claims, you need to contact us immediately as there is a very limited time to react.


Grand Parents Rights:

Michigan law provides criteria for determining the best interest of the child, including the emotional ties between grandparent and grandchild. The court must consider the effect on the child of any hostility existing between grandparent and parent and the willingness of the grandparent to support the parent-child relationship. Many people do not understand that in Michigan grandparents have rights and CHILDERS SHKRELI P.L.L.C. will fight for your rights.



Alimony is money paid by a party in a divorce to the other for his or her support and maintenance. The court may consider a number of the following factors in awarding spousal support in Michigan: Past relations and conduct of the parties (fault), Length of the marriage, Ability of the parties to work and their respective incomes, Source and amount of property awarded to the parties, Ability of the parties to pay spousal support, Present situation of the parties, Needs of the parties, Health of the parties, Prior standard of living of the parties and whether either is responsible for the support of others, Age and educational level of the person claiming spousal support andCohabitation with another and the effect on expenses / need as well. Alimony can be tricky to understand and intricate in application, CHILDERS SHKRELI P.L.L.C. understands these laws which makes us your best option in matters of alimony.



An annulment is an option in Michigan, but only under certain circumstances. There’s more than one way to dissolve a marriage. To determine which way is best for you, you should speak with a lower Michigan divorce attorney who can counsel you regarding your options and represent you best in court.

Michigan offers a few options for marriage dissolution, one of which is annulment. Annulment is not simply an alternative to divorce that is available to anyone. An annulments can lead to confusion when people don’t understand its purpose and function. In an annulment, a Michigan court declares the marriage null and void because it was never legal in the first place.

CHILDERS SHKRELLI P.L.L.C. can help you to understand if an annulment is an option for you.



In Michigan, Paternity is the legal identification of a child's natural father when the parents are not married. Once paternity is established, the child has the same right to financial support as a child born to married parents. Without a proper paternity establishment, you may be forced to into an agreement or expenses that are not your responsibility. Our law firm can assist you in not only establishing paternity but we will make sure that your rights are protected. It does not matter where you reside in Michigan, Wayne County, Oakland County, Macomb County, Washtenaw County or beyond, CHILDERS SHKRELI P.L.L.C. knows the law and will fight for your rights.

Ford Building, Suite 1105
615 Griswold Street, Suite 1105
Detroit, MI 48226
Office (313) 784-9697 | Fax (313) 784-9637

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Ford Building, Suite 1105
615 Griswold Street
Detroit, Michigan 48226
Office: (313) 784-9697
Fax: (313) 784-9637
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