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Children's Books about Divorce and Separation

Many children may have a difficult time processing how their life will change when their parents separate or divorce. Mental health professionals offer resources and references including books to help children process change especially when the topic is discussed by third parties with children in stories. The below list is a helpful reference regarding children’s books that bridge the topics of divorce and separation..

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MCR 3.223 Joint Petition for Divorce

On September 20, 2018, the Michigan Supreme Court issued an Order to help create my new favorite court rule, MCR 3.223 Summary Proceeding for Entry of Consent Judgment or Order. This new rule became effective on April 1, 2019, and allows a joint petition to be filed with the court for a more family friendly divorce process without labeling either party as the Plaintiff or Defendant…

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Rebecca Tooman