YOUR FAMILY LAWYER
Child Abuse and Neglect
Mediation and ADR
Specializing in traditional, collaborative, limited representation, and mediated divorces.
Wills, Trusts, Planning, Medicaid, Guardianship, Long-Term Care. Home visits, if needed.
CUSTODY, SUPPORT, AND
Seeking the best interests of children, while honoring parents' rights.
APPELLATE CRIMINAL DEFENSE
Private Practice and MAACS Roster.
MEDIATION AND ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
Certified and Trained in Civil, Domestic, and Elder Mediation.
STATE LICENSING AND
Over 30 years experience in Adult Foster Care, Child Foster Care, and Child Care Licensing: Applications, Provisional Recommendations, Proposed Negative Actions, Hearings, and Revocations.
Help with Guardianship, Guardian Ad Litem, Adults and Children, Hospitalization, General Probate Law, DD/MI/II Individuals, and Kevin's Law.
ABUSE AND NEGLECT
Dealing with DHHS and the court, temporary placement, foster care, and guardianship.
Marie Walker is the lawyer you need. A social worker-turned-attorney, she specializes in helping with problems related to life and legal transitions: divorce, custody, child support, adoption, state licensing, probate, and criminal convictions. She uses the method best-suited for your case, including traditional and non-traditional approaches, such as collaborative law, mediation, and limited representation. In 2017, she was honored as a "Super Lawyer".
Her practice encompasses the entire State of Michigan, with offices in Northern Michigan, and Oakland County. She is active in the local and State Bar Associations, having been Past President of the local Bar Association. Currently, she is a member of the State Bar Children's Law Section, the Children's Legislative Section, and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, in addition to being the Co-Chair of the local ADR Committee, and the Chair of the local Pro Bono Committee.
She is married, with three cats, two adult daughters, and an Australian Cattle Dog. She looks forward to grandchildren some day soon.