Burdens of Proof in Michigan

Michigan family law has a lot of complex legal language. One very important thing to know about is called the burden of proof. Preponderance and clear and convincing are two different animals. This is what the judge looks at and if you have questions about this come and have a consultation.

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“If there is an established custodial environment, a change of custody may be made only on clear and convincing evidence that the change is in the best interests of the child.

If no established custodial environment exists, custody may be changed on showing by a preponderance of the evidence that the custodial arrangement is in the best interests of the child.”

Attorney Kurt Richardson (P77422)

The Wealthy Street Law Firm

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Office: (616) 202-3988