Schwartz Law Firm

Detroit, Michigan Family, Criminal Defense and Employment Attorneys

Schwartz Law Firm

37887 West Twelve Mile Road
Suite A

Farmington Hills, Michigan 48331

Phone(248) 579-4631 or(888) 757-1681
Fax (248) 553-9107

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Law Firm Overview

Schwartz Law Firm, with offices in Farmington Hills and Warren, Michigan, provides a broad range of legal services to individuals and small businesses throughout the greater Detroit region. Our practice areas encompass family law and LGBT matters, estate planning, employment law, personal injury, veterans law, criminal defense, bankruptcy, commercial and industrial tax appeals, insurance issues and litigation, and business and corporate law including business formation, dispute resolution, banking and finance, real estate, and more.

Founded in 1972, the firm is comprised of a group of skilled and experienced attorneys with diverse backgrounds. Their collective expertise allows them to provide strategic solutions for an array of legal issues, including both practical and complex matters.

At Schwartz Law Firm, we tailor our legal advice to clients' specific needs and help them navigate their particular legal concern. Our team provides informed and effective solutions designed to pursue achieving clients’ desired results with professional representation and personal attention.

Year this Office was Established: 1972

Languages: English

Areas of Law

Additional Areas of Law: Child Protective Services; Division of Marital Property & Debt; Legal Separation; High-Asset Divorce; International Family Law Cases; Modifications; Paternity Disputes; Pension Plan Division; Personal Protection Orders; Rights of Unmarried Parents; Same-Sex Marriage And Family Law Issues; Overtime, Minimum Wage & Pay Practices; Retaliation Protection; Family and Medical Leave; Unemployment Benefits, Compensation & Claims; COBRA & Insurance Benefits; Minor in Possession; Police Brutality; Statutory Rape; Computer Entrapment & Sting Operations; Dissemination of Sexually Explicit Materials to Minors; Getting Off the Michigan Sex Offender Registry; Stalking; Driver's License Restoration; Guardianships and Conservatorships; Joint Property Pitfalls; LGBT-Focused Estate Planning; Medical Power of Attorney/Durable Power of Attorney/Living Wills; Trust Contest; Dog Bites; Emergency Room Malpractice; Commercial & Industrial Property Tax Appeals.


Jay Schwartz Mr. Jay A. Schwartz
Business Law, Business Litigation, Civil Litigation, Corporate Law, Employment



  • Michigan State Bar Association
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Arbitration Association

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 When Divorce Extends Beyond International Borders

Divorce is never simple. Even divorce and family law cases where both parties agree on what the outcome should be require poring through complex legal documents and processes. What happens when the parties in a divorce or custody battle don't agree? What if they not only don't agree but also don't share the same state or country of residence? That's where an experienced international divorce and family law attorney can make all the difference in the outcome.

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 Working Moms and Dads with Child Custody: A Growing Trend

As fathers become more active in the care and upbringing of children, they are also becoming more likely to get child custody following a divorce.

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 Michigan’s Rules for Relocating with Your Child

Michigan ranks at the top of the list of states hardest hit by the recession. With the ailing housing market and high unemployment rates, some are finding it desirable if not necessary to leave the state and start fresh somewhere else.

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 Impact of Court Order for Minor Child’s Attendance at Boarding School

When parents who have joint legal custody can't agree upon important decisions such as school attendance, the trial court is required to resolve the dispute in the child's best interests.

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 How to Conduct Criminal Proceedings in Washtenaw County Trial Court

The goal of the program is to enhance the quality of representation to the indigent defendant and to help newer attorneys acclimate to the criminal justice system in this county.

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 Sex Offenses & Offender Registry

When a defendant is charged with a sexual offense against a minor, the prosecution may now introduce evidence of a defendant's uncharged sexual offenses against minors without having to justify the admissibility of the evidence.

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 Accused Sex Offenders Face Lifelong Stigma

Individuals who are convicted of sex crimes usually face more than just prison time. Even for those who are ultimately acquitted though, the social cost can be high.

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 How to Get a Divorce without Going Broke

Protecting your financial interests between the time you file for divorce and the time the divorce is finalized

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 The Importance of Being Precise when Drafting your Judgment of Divorce

Whatever the intent of the parties, the language of your judgment should be clear and precise to avoid problems in the future.

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