Areas of Specialization
The Law Offices of Braunlich, Lievens & Braunlich in Monroe, Michigan offers trusted legal representation in many practice areas.
Our experienced criminal attorneys can assist you with felonies, misdemeanors, and traffic offenses. We work with both juveniles and adults. This can include anything from an assault and battery to a DUI or drug-related crime, and everything in between.
Our knowledgeable attorneys assist individuals and businesses with all types of general civil litigation, including but not limited to business disputes, breach of contract, collections, fraud/misrepresentation, property damage, real estate disputes, personal injury claims, and consumer disputes.
Our office represents both landlords and tenants, involving evictions and collections for both residential and commercial leases. We draft leases, pursue legal evictions, defend against illegal evictions, and offer the best and most complete legal services for our clients from beginning to end.
A new state law allows certain people to expunge crimes from their records, affording them a chance at a brighter future. A criminal history can cost people job opportunities and damage their standing in child custody disputes. Our staff of skilled and experienced lawyers will help you get a fresh start and avoid discrimination because of your criminal history.
If you have lost your privilege to drive, we can assist you in your petition to request that your driving privileges either be partially or totally restored. Our office works with closely with clients through the Secretary of State process of restoring their Michigan Driver's License privileges. We help the client prepare for their hearing through obtaining all necessary treatments and documentation, a close working relationship with reputable substance abuse evaluators, and preparation of the paperwork required to achieve a successful outcome.
Our office is dedicated to assisting those who have been injured as a result of an accident, including automobile accidents, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, slip and fall, dog bite, premises liability, or wrongful death cases.
Our family law attorneys provide legal services in all areas of family law, including divorce, child custody and visitation, child support, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, and spousal support.
We will protect your rights as a spouse, whether it’s through mediation or litigation, and help you gain the most equitable results, including a fair distribution of your assets and debt, child support, and child custody.
Child Custody and Support
Our attorneys will focus on the best interest of your children in custody matters. We are sensitive to the vulnerability of children during a divorce or separation. We will offer amicable resolutions to child support, child custody, and parenting time issues. Since child support needs and finances can change at any time, please contact us so we can assist you in ensuring that you receive or pay an equitable amount of the financial support necessary to raise your child in a happy, healthy environment.
We will work with you to create a parenting time schedule that accommodates you and maximizes your time with your children.
Our attorneys will assist you in establishing an equitable amount of spousal support.
Probate and Trust Administration
Our experienced attorneys will guide you through the complex process of probating a will or administering a trust according to the decedent’s wishes and assist the personal representative in every step of the estate process as we know how sensitive these cases can be following the death of a relative or loved one.
We will create an estate plan that specifically works for you, whether that be through a Last Will And Testament or a Trust. If you have children, you may need to better protect your assets upon your death, including establishing a guardianship for your children. Whether your estate plan will consist of a will, trust, or living wills and powers of attorney, we will assess your situation and create a plan that works for you. We will assess the benefit of Ladybird deeds to allow your home to pass directly to your designated beneficiaries upon your death.
Guardianships and Conservatorships
A guardian or conservator has the legal authority and duty to care for another’s person or property because of the other’s infancy, incapacity, or disability. Allow our extensive knowledge to help you through every step of this process.
Our office can assist you in a variety of real estate matters, including boundary disputes, drafting of residential or commercial leases, drafting of quitclaim and warranty deeds, matters involving quiet title, and most other real property matters and controversies.