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Direct Placement Adoptions for a newborn
Dr. Baranski wrote the curriculum and the text for the Western Michigan University Cooley Law School for Adopton Law and Procedure in Michigan.
Personal Protection Orders
Driver's License Restoration
Abuse and Neglect
We have conducted jury trials in juvenile, district and circut courts . We also do criminal appeals.
Estate Planning and Deceased Estate involve the emotional and difficult times in one's life when trying to provide protection for your love ones should an unforeseen event happen and how you would like your love ones to proceed if ever you were not here with them.
Estate Planning includes the Following:
Deceased Estates includes the following:
Can I get a free telephone consultation with an attorney?
Yes, you can for up to 15 minutes. If it is more than that, you will be able to have an in office consultation with an attorney for a minimum fee.
Howe much will a divorce cost?
The only way to know the cost of the divorce is to consult with an attorney who can give you an amount after assessing your unique situation.
How long does a divorce take?
The law requires a cooling off period after filing for the divorce of 60 days in a case without children and 180 days if there are children. In all cases, the judge is required to have divorce cases resovled within one year.
My spouse wants to sign papers regarding property division, should I do it?
Do not sign any legal document without consulting with an attorney first.
I want my husband to adopt my children, and the children's father has not paid chilid support nor has he had parenting time with the children in years.
I am remarried, and my husband want to adopt my children since their father has been out of the picture for years. Should I call my ex to see if he will just sign off his parental rights to see if I can save money?
No. The law states that if the father has not paid his support and maintained a relationship with them for the two years before the adoption petition is filed, then the father's parental rights will be terminated. If you contact the father BEFORE the filing of the adoption petition and he decides to have parenting time with the children, you have just made your case extremely expensive.
My daughter left her son with me, my grandson about 2 years ago,and she has not been back since. Would I be able to adopt my grandson?
Yes, this is called a family adoption because you are blood related to your grandson.
My wife and I know a young unwed mother to be at our church. This young woman and her family would like us to adopt the baby since for years we have tried to have a baby of our own without success. Would we be able to adopt this baby or do we have to go to an adoption agency?
This is called a direct placement adoption which is designed for this type of situation and attorneys can handle the whole case.
What does it cost to retain an attorney for a felony?
There are felonies that have a maximum penalty of two years imprisonment and there are felonies with a maximum of life imprisonment and many charges that lie somewhere in between. After discussing your case with an attorney, they can indicate strengths and weaknesses in your case and the expense is always up to the client.
The police want me to talk to them first, so maybe I do not need an attorney?
The police want to talk to suspects so that they can obtanin more information for a conviction. Do not talk to the police without consulting with our attorney first.
What does it cost to write a Last Will?
Each case is unique. Time has to be spent with the client to determine their assets and liabilities as well as their family relationships. After speaking to an attorney on the phone, often he will be able to give you a reasonable estimate for your particular legal needs.
How long does it take to have my Last Will or Trust drafted?
The team at Okemoa Legal Group, PLLC can usually have your documents prepared in less than 30 days. Faster if necessary for example, up coming travel trip, or surgery.