Advantages to filing first in divorce

Gail Saukas, WOTV 4 Women’s legal expert, shares the strategies of timing and residency requirements to give you an advantage in your divorc…

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Custody Battle Decisions

WOTV 4 women’s legal expert Gail Saukas goes over who makes the final decisions in a custody battle and why.

Choosing an experienced attorney

WOTV 4 women’s legal expert Gail Saukas shares tip on what to look for in an experienced attorney so you get exactly what you need.

Give your ex the boot for non-payment

WOTV 4 women’s legal expert Gail Saukas shares how a new Michigan law act can help you get your child support payments for good.

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Inspirational quotes for self esteem

WOTV4women legal expert, Gail Saukas, gives us some inspirational quotes to lift confidence and self-esteem when struggling with a failing r…

Residency requirements for divorce

Most people who come to the DAWN offices for a divorce consultation have no idea that there is a residency requirement for filing.  You must…

Understanding the costs of your divorce

When you see a lawyer for the first time to discuss filing for divorce, here are some important questions to ask, regarding the cost. QUESTI…

Dividing a Family Business: what to know

When a divorce happens, dividing a family business can be complicated.  It’s important to understand who owns what and to learn how to prote…

Melissa Powell

Gail Saukas is the DAWN Manager and WOTV 4 Women category specialist focusing on women’s legal issues. West Michigan based law firm DAWN, Di…