Published: March 3, 2015
Intuitively, it makes sense.  After all, you lost your job.  The court won't expect you to keep paying your child or spousal support in the same amount, right?  Wrong!  Under Michigan's child support laws, your support... read more
Published: March 3, 2015
On March 21st in 2014, a federal judge ruled Michigan's gay marriage ban unconstitutional.  In the short period before the federal 6th Circuit Court of Appeals put a hold on that decision, about 300 same sex couples married in Michigan.... read more
Published: November 4, 2014
 The decision to file for divorce is not as easy as the flip of a light switch. Often, you still love the person you are with and are not one hundred percent committed to the idea of divorce.  Aside from the added expenses, stress, and... read more
Published: October 7, 2014
The temptation to begin dating someone new once you’ve decided your marriage is over can be very strong. It's a common issue that many encounter. You may feel like you are completely over your ex-spouse and ready to move forward. Or, you... read more
Published: January 20, 2014
The New Year is symbolic of a fresh start for many, usually by incorporating healthier habits in one’s life. But with January being deemed “Divorce Month”,  it appears new beginnings may take on an entirely different meaning... read more
Published: January 20, 2014
64-year-old Ruthe Ponturo was devastated when her husband of 34 years filed a divorce, and moved on with a woman 20 years his senior. But what Ruthe did next was not part of the plot- she created a revenge-musical, entitled “Til Divorce Do... read more
Published: December 6, 2013
Many people who have been married for years complain that the romance has gone out of their life, and file for divorce.  Newly single, many also go to online dating sites to find their new love.  This can be fun, exciting, and...dangerous... read more
Published: September 6, 2013
  Hi, I'm MIndy Hitchcock, founder of Lady4Justice PLLC.  I've been practicing law for 30 years and I know all the tricks that can be played on an unsuspecting father, to deprive him of his custody rights.  Do yourself a favor and... read more
Published: August 29, 2013
 I am happy to announce that I have recently become a mediator at the American Settlement Center in Farmington Hills.  Lady4Justice PLLC is still going strong, and we are still in Bingham Farms.  This is just an adjunct to my law... read more
Published: August 26, 2013
I usually tell clients that free advice from well-meaning family and friends is worth what you paid for it.  Rosalind Sedacca, author of How Do I Tell The Kids About The Divorce, says it more eloquently.  I'm including it below... read more