Family law is an area of law that really focuses on the big picture, and tries to determine the best possible outcomes for families, especially the children involved. Unmarried parents and teens mothers face big challenges when it comes to raising a child. Often, family court is involved to settle child custody matters between the unmarried parents or allocate child support payments.
The definition of family is constantly changing. For Michigan couples, many may choose to have children even without being married. Some people don't want to get married. They may have bad memories from their parent's divorce or unhappy marriages. Whatever the reason, unmarried parents face added struggles.