Do You Resemble The Apostle Peter? (Part 1 of 4)

Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God!” Matthew 16:16 As stated in its “About” page, the Christian Lawyer Directory “Provide[s] a platform for lawyers to declare their faith and Savior in the public domain.” Let’s examine this purpose, using the Apostle Peter as our exemplar. One day, Jesus asked his …

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It Takes a Village

There is an old African proverb that says “It takes a village.” This means that the child is not just raised within the home, but everyone in the community has a hand in raising that child. Preachers, teachers, coaches, tutors, and organization leaders all lend towards the development of our children. The principle is not …

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Can Michigan Courts Decide Physical and Legal Custody Differently?

Michigan Child Custody Law requires Michigan Courts to issue specific decisions on which parent will have physical and legal custody of the children. Physical Custody typically means which parent the children spend most of their time with. Legal Custody is concerned with which parent has the right to make significant life decisions in a child’s …

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How Parental Rights Can Be Terminated for Exposure to Child Abuse

Michigan Courts take a strict view of parents who commit child abuse but also if a parent was not at fault for the child abuse in certain circumstances. Michigan Courts always look to the best interest of the child, not the parent.   Pursuant to a recent Court of Appeals decision, MCL 722.638(2) does not …

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