Honest and Effective
The goal of Praasterink Law is to provide honest and effective client representation. This means that I will spend whatever time is necessary to learn your case and explain potential outcomes. It also means that I will obtain for you the best results possible without overcharging. If you need honest and effective legal assistance, then call me for an initial consultation.

Welcome to Praasterink Law

There are many times when you may need a lawyer. Whether you’re facing an emergency or simply need some legal advice, I can lead you in the right direction. I practice law in the areas of appeals, bankruptcy, business, child custody, collections, criminal defense, divorce, estate planning, family law, probate, real estate, and traffic tickets and citations. If you scroll over the Practice Areas menu at the top of this page, you’ll learn in more detail the different ways I can help you. Because there is no charge for the initial consultation, please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions.

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Blog Posts

Divorce and Income Tax Returns

In the case of Butler v. Simmons-Butler, decided on 18 November 2014, the Michigan Court of Appeals held that the trial court can order a party to file a joint income tax return (original or amended) if such an order is in the best interests of the m… Read More
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Child Custody: Child's Reasonable Preference

In the case of Kubicki v. Sharpe (decided 28 August 2014), the Michigan Court of Appeals found that the trial court had erred by not considering the minor child’s reasonable preference pursuant to MCL 722.23(i). The circuit court had held, “Th… Read More
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Enforcing Your Judgment of Divorce: When is it too late?

In the case of Peabody v. Dimeglio (decided 12 August 2014), the Michigan Court of Appeals held that because the parties’ separation agreement was only incorporated by reference into, and not merged with, the final judgment of divorce, the applicab… Read More
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