Divorce and Worker’s Compensation Benefits
Are you facing a divorce and receive worker’s compensation? Divorce and worker’s compensation raises interesting issues about lump sum back payment and payments going forward and to what extent the payments are marital assets.
The divorce attorneys at Krupp Law Offices P.C. have over 85 years of combine divorce law experience. We have successfully completed thousands of divorces. We also have the trial experience necessary to get you the result that you want either by agreement or trial. Krupp Law Offices can answer your divorce questions and provide excellent representation.
DIVORCE AND WORKER’S COMPENSATION LUMP SUM PAYMENTS
The Michigan Court of Appeals has decided that worker’s compensation lump sum back payments are marital assets to the extent they were accrued during the marriage.Cunningham v. Cunningham, 289 Mich App 189; 795 NW2d 826 (2010)
DIVORCE AND WORKER’S COMPENSATION PAYMENTS IN THE FUTURE
The Michigan Court of Appeals has decided that future worker’s compensation benefits are NOT marital assets to be divided in a divorce. Cunningham v. Cunningham, 289 Mich App 189; 795 NW2d 826 (2010) Future payments are considered in a claim for spousal support.
If you are facing a divorce involving worker’s compensation benefits, we can help. We can give you good advice you need to get you through a difficult period of family transition. We will aggressively represent you in court and give you realistic expectations.
If you have been confronted in your life with the life changing family law event, do not hesitate to call us. Our attorneys have over 85 years of family law trial experience. Considering the seriousness of a family dispute, it is extremely important to retain the legal services of an experienced attorney.
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161 Ottawa NW Suite 404
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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