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Family Law Southfield, MI

Southfield Family Law Attorney

If you or a loved one is struggling with legal matters with an ex-spouse, spouse, or any family member, you might be unsure of the steps necessary to take to get the matter resolved. It is never easy pursuing legal action against a loved one. At Haque Legal, we understand that this could cause serious issues with your family structure as you know it. Thankfully, a skilled Southfield family law attorney at our firm can help you navigate difficult conversations to obtain the result you desire. Contact us to discuss your situation during a free consultation.

What Types Of Southfield Family Law Cases Do We Handle?

We handle a wide variety of family law cases and issues. The typical cases and controversies we see include:

Even if you don’t see your specific family lawissue listed here, we have years of experience in the family law field and are happy to offer you a free case consultation.


Family Law • Southfield, MI


Although Michigan provides great alternatives to avoid the Michigan court system, sometimes court is the only way to get your family law issue resolved. We aren’t afraid to go to trial if necessary. We have successfully litigated hundreds of family law cases. If we choose the court route, our attorneys will help you:

  • File all your pleadings and responses
  • Respond to the opposing parties requests for more information
  • Build an evidence file to support your claims and present at trial
  • Depose and cross-examine witnesses
  • Compile your list of assets and liabilities
  • Much, much more.
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  • Single-Vehicle Accident
    $1,300,000 Single-Vehicle Accident

    The client lost control of their vehicle and crashed into a tree. As a result, they suffered a traumatic brain injury, herniated discs, lost wages, attendant care, replacement services, and ongoing case management.

  • Multiple Catastrophic Injuries
    $1,000,000 Multiple Catastrophic Injuries

    The client suffered a brain injury, spinal disc injuries requiring surgery, knee replacement, severe and permanent disfigurement.

  • Car Accident
    $650,000 Car Accident

    A hit-and-run driver rear-ended the client. The client needed two spinal surgeries, post-operative physical therapy, injections, lost wages, and attendant care.


In Michigan, you do not have to state a reason for filing for divorce other than irreconcilable differences. The judge will still take into account factors like abuse and neglect when reviewing the pleadings and determining the division of assets. Each spouse will need to obtain their own attorney. The Michigan Rules of Ethics prohibit representing two parties on opposite sides of the litigation.

Nor does Michigan have a requirement that you have to attend counseling before seeking a divorce. A Southfield divorce attorney can start the divorce proceedings on your behalf. You can still go through the divorce proceedings even if your spouse doesn’t want to get a divorce. After we serve your spouse, they have 21 days to respond. If your spouse doesn’t respond, then a default judgment will be entered in your favor.

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Founded by Fahd Haque, he understands how challenging life can be with a legal matter. And so, Haque Legal provides aggressive representation with compassion, attention, and results.


We understand that litigation processes such as child custody in Southfield can be very taxing on families; emotions can run high and words are said that can’t be taken back. Our family law attorneys are familiar with non-trial alternatives that can help you resolve your dispute. Some of those alternatives include:

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Collaborative Law
  • Family Law Arbitration

What Is Alternative Dispute Resolution?

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)  is a great way to solve issues like spousal support, child support, and child custody outside the courtroom. Parties can stipulate to going to ADR or a family law judge can order parties to resolve their issues in ADR. ADR is less adversarial than the litigation process. A trained mediator will lead the conservation and go back and forth between the parties. Your family law attorney will sit with you to ensure that your rights are protected throughout the process.


Collaborative law is a new development under Michigan family law. The whole idea is to assemble a professional team that helps the couple through tough aspects of divorce such as Southfield spousal support lawyers to solve financial and legal issues. You, your spouse, and your respective attorneys will assign an agreement not to go to court. Then, you will schedule a series of meetings to work together to figure out the terms of your divorce. Your attorney will be there to advise and assist you in advocating for yourself and your wants and needs from the divorce. Collaborative law is a very unique Michigan legal tool that many people are taking advantage of. For collaborative law to work, both parties must agree to approach problems in good faith. One of our family law-skilled attorneys can discuss the collaborative process with you in more detail during your free case consultation.

What Is Family Law Arbitration?

Family law arbitration is a step above the mediation process. An arbitrator is a neutral third party who acts as a judge. They will hear the issues and look at the evidence and make a decision on the issues. Family Law Arbitration is less formal than the courtroom, but the arbitrator’s decision is still binding on the parties. Arbitration is a great option for divorce, child support, and child custody issues.


  • We take a sensitive approach to all our family law cases.
  • We keep your desired outcome at the center of all negotiations.
  • We’ve reached a positive result for hundreds of families.

Contact A Southfield Family Law Attorney At Haque Legal

One of our skilled family law attorneys is standing by to assist you through the family law legal process. 

Contact us today or call (248) 988-9625 to schedule your free case consultation.

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