When you have been through a divorce or separation and you coparent your children with your former partner, it is likely that you receive child support payments to help you to pay for the basics of raising your children. These child support payments were probably put in place at the time of your divorce or separation. They can be amended when circumstances change, for example when the parent paying the child support loses a job.
There are different types of wills that you may have in Michigan. One of those is a living will, which is defined by U.S. News and World Report as document that states your wishes on how your health care should be handled if you become incapacitated and unable to express what you want. A living will is often called an advance health care directive.
After a loved one dies in Michigan, his or her estate goes into probate. Probate, according to the Nerdwallet, is the process of legally recognizing the validity of a will and distributing the property according to the wishes of the deceased. If there is not will, this process can help with ensuring assets are properly distributed and any other issues are cleared up. Probate can be quick or it can take time.