Areas of Law

Areas of Law > Individual - Adoption



In the adoption practice of law, Michael J. Smith, who was adopted himself before the age of six, is a giant in this field and has done hundreds of adoptions, not only in the state of MI, but nationally and internationally as well. Michael J. Smith was a pioneer in direct placement adoption in the state of MI and has been instrumental in help creating hundreds and hundreds of families.

Areas of Practice

Direct Placement Adoption

Step-Parent Adoption

Relative Adoption

Foster Care Licensing and Advocacy

Termination of Parental Rights

Child Custody

Grandparent Rights

Visitation / Parenting Time