Experienced Attorneys in Traverse City, MI

Successfully handling divorce, adoption and fertility law issues in northern Michigan

Phelps Legal Group, a Traverse City law firm, focuses on families. Whether you are dealing with a divorce or custody dispute, or looking to grow your family through adoption or surrogacy, we apply our many years of experience to your case.

Family-focused lawyers are ready to help you

Our diverse practice offers many services for you and your family, including:

Family law — Our attorneys have years of experience litigating complex family law matters at the trial and appellate levels. Whether you are dealing with divorce, custody or child support, we are prepared to be your advocate.

Divorce — Our firm handles complicated, high-asset divorces, often with business assets involved.

Division of assets — Divorce requires a division of marital property, which can be a complex and difficult process. Our firm untangles the assets and makes sure you receive your fair share.

Child custody — We take a sensitive approach and ensure that your child custody case is persuasively presented, including issues of parenting time, legal custody and relocation.

Child support — Our job is to skillfully negotiate or litigate a child support payment that benefits you and your child.

Spousal Support — Whether you are seeking spousal support or will be paying it, our attorneys work hard to ensure your financial security.

Fertility  law – Fertility law cases include embryo donation, gestational surrogacy, ova donation, embryo adoption, traditional surrogacy, sperm donation and in vitro fertilization.  Phelps Legal Group possesses the expertise to help you expand your family.

Embryo donation – We can help you navigate the legal complexities of an embryo donation or adoption with skill and expertise.

Embryo, egg or sperm donors — When you want to make an agreement with an embryo, egg or sperm donor, we handle your matter with sensitivity and respect.

Surrogacy law — When you are interested in expanding your family through surrogacy, the legal hurdles can seem overwhelming. We will wisely counsel and support you.

Adoption — Our firm helps clients bring children into their homes through all the avenues of adoption.

Direct adoption — Many couples and single parents wish to adopt directly from a birth mother, without using an agency. We handle your adoption from beginning to end with care and expertise.

Parental rights — We represent clients in parental rights disputes about child support, custody, adoption and access to children’s records.

Civil litigation — Our firm handles a variety of civil litigation matters, including appeals.

General practice — The general practice division of our firm represents clients in trusts and estates, wills and probate, guardianship and conservatorship, and business law matters.

Let us start working on your case today

We offer flexible hours to accommodate your schedule. Call the Phelps Legal Group today at 231-421-6577 or use our online contact form to schedule an appointment so we can begin to help you. Whether you face a basic divorce or complicated issue involving disputed custody, child support or alimony, we are ready to advocate for you.