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Dedicated Lawyer Serving Rochester Hills, Michigan Offers a Personal Approach

Experienced family attorney handles divorces and parenting disputes

When you're seeking experienced representation for a family law matter, turn to Shatzman & Shatzman. With offices in Rochester Hills and St. Clair Shores, we provide high-level counsel for Michigan residents in divorces, parenting matters and estate planning and other circumstances affecting one’s home and loved ones. Whether your legal needs are simple or extensive, you’ll receive personalized advice and responsive support. Though you might be struggling with a difficult situation now, we can help protect your rights and find a positive way forward.  

Thorough firm provides compassionate counsel for domestic concerns

Through four decades, our firm has earned a reputation for giving each client we serve the benefit of:

  • Knowledgeable counsel — Emotions often run high in family law cases, but we know how to analyze critical issues and documents so you have a clear perspective on your rights and options.
  • Dedicated advocacy — As a seasoned litigator with a thorough understanding of Michigan laws and courts, attorney Bill Shatzman is a strong advocate in the courtroom, during mediations and at the negotiation table, guiding clients through whichever forum is the best method to secure a favorable result.
  • Trustworthy advice — Drawing on a long, successful track record, we use what we’ve learned to find creative solutions to problems that threaten your well-being and financial stability.

We take on immediate concerns for clients without ever forgetting the long-term consequences of decisions on divorce, parenting and estate issues.

Practice Areas

Skillful adviser assists with custody, support and estate planning matters

Serving clients throughout Macomb and Oakland counties, our firm provides valuable support to people facing family law challenges relating to:

  • Divorce — Skillful guidance can lessen the cost and aggravation associated with divorce. We use our experience to find the right path for every client who is ending their marriage, whether that involves collaborative divorce, mediation or litigation.
  • Separate maintenance — If you and your spouse choose to live apart but remain married, our firm handles separate maintenance proceedings so you can establish fair guidelines for custody, child visitation and financial matters.
  • Property division — We advocate for clients’ rights and assets in property division matters.
  • Prenuptial agreements — Through a sound prenuptial agreement, you and your partner can clarify your rights and protect your assets if you end up getting a divorce somewhere down the road. 
  • Child custody and support — Finding what is truly in your son’s or daughter’s best interests can be complicated. By taking the time to learn about their needs in detail, we can become effective advocates in child custody negotiations and proceedings. We also assist on a full range of child support matters.

We also offer a wide array of estate planning services, including assistance with wills, trusts and probate administration. Regardless of your particular circumstances and goals, you will work directly with our compassionate attorney committed to easing your burden. 


Contact an accomplished Michigan family lawyer to schedule a free initial consultation

Shatzman & Shatzman advises clients in Macomb and Oakland counties on all types of family law and estate matters. To make an appointment for a free initial consultation at one of our offices, located in Rochester Hills and St. Clair Shores, please call 586-800-3018 or contact us online

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    If I could rate Bill higher, I would. He's a fantastic attorney that cares deeply about his clients. He's very understanding and works with you throughout the life of the case. To me, he feels like a friend. Someone who has your back when y...
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    — Anthony Benacquisto

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    This law firm cares about veterans. William is a great family lawyer. We miss Pearl and Harry, Bill’s parents.

    — Susan Rinke

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    This lawyer is honest, reliable, trustworthy in this area. Highly recommend! He’s not greedy for money and actually does his job.

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    This lawyer is honest, reliable, trustworthy in this area. Highly recommend! He’s not greedy for money and actually does his job.

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    Bill Shatzman represented me in a recent family law matter. He was competent, confident, knowledgable and caring. I felt very comfortable with him representing me.

    — Brenda Carney

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