Contracts form the basis for protecting parties in an agreement. When disputes arise, sometimes the parties are able to resolve the issue through their own discussions. In many situations, however, the parties are unable to find a shared solution to the contract dispute on their own.
With the landmark Supreme Court decision making same-sex marriage legal across the United States, same-sex couples now have the same right to marry as heterosexual couples in any state. However, marriage is just one aspect of family life, and each state governs many other aspects of family law differently.
If you are a Michigan parent married to or divorced from a foreign national, you may worry about the possibility of your children’s other parent taking them overseas for a visit and refusing to return them. Such international parental abduction cases are not all that uncommon, especially when the parent has strong family ties to people in the foreign country.