When it comes to your family, we know that legal issues are filled with even more stress and emotions, so we want to be there to guide you through the legal process so that you don’t add any more burden to the load than you have to. Our experienced professionals will work with you to develop a plan that is specific to your family and needs.

We deal with all sorts of disputes having to do with families: spouses, children, parents, and domestic partners. In the past, we have worked with adoption and child support cases, wills, child custody, and powers of attorney. We deal with each case individually—as we know that each person and family is different—and treat each one with the utmost respect and decency.


We understand that the adoption process can be stressful for everyone involved, but we also understand that the priority of the child comes first. We will work with your to provide a smooth transition on the legal side with re-adoptions, international adoptions, domestic adoptions, birth parent representation, adoption disruptions, divorce issues, custody issues, and international abductions.

We can help educate you about your options and rights as the birth parents or legal guardians. Please contact us today so that we can help you with your individual case and needs.

  Child Support

Child support should cover the normal and ordinary expenses of raising a child: housing, food, clothing, medical care, and education. Child support may be necessary because of divorce, legal separation, paternity, or non-paternal custody. The specific amount is determined by a formula which takes into account the parents’ income and assets, focusing on the needs of the child. At Robert J. Dunn, PC, we will work with you to make sure that the numbers are completely accurate so that you are receiving or paying the correct amount.

We can also help with cases in which you are not receiving the money you should be—by taking government action—or in which the amount of child support needs to be refined. Because this is so specific to an individual case, please call us today to see how we can best assist you. changed?


Accusations of neglect or abuse are easy to make, and can have great consequences—whether or not the parent/legal guardian is guilty. It can cause a lot of stress and uncomfortable situations, especially when a child is removed from the home.

Please contact us right away so that we can discuss your options and help you make the best choice to move forward in the case. We treat each case with utmost care and respect and will help guide you through the legal side of the case.


We can help you prepare and process wills. In a typical will, an individual will specify how his or her property should be divided and to whom and also who will take care of any surviving children.

A trustee will manage the property and distribute it according to the will specifications. Each individual’s will is different, and we make sure to work with you closely to make sure everything is in order.

  DUI / DWI Defense

Being arrested for Drunk Driving can be an embarrassing and costly situation. However, you have rights that you need to protect. This is why having a knowledgeable attorney is important. There are many things to consider when facing a drunken driving charge. There are many different charges in Michigan that are all related to Drunk Driving, and they can have a serious impact on your license.

In order to successfully represent our clients, we look at every possible angle on a drunken driving case. For example, we investigate to determine whether the breath test was contaminated, or whether there was another factor that may have given artificially high results. We also look to see whether a stop should have occurred in the first place. In many cases, police pull over drivers who have not committed any driving infraction, but are simply going on "fishing expeditions" looking for drunk drivers.

  Power of Attorney

If you are concerned about your health—physically or mentally—and would like someone to be able to take care of your health care and personal or financial affairs when you no longer can’t, you may consider getting a power of attorney—a document that gives permission to a person of your choice.

There are several types including Durable Power of Attorney, Health Care Power of Attorney, and Special Power of Attorney.

  Child Custody

Child custody matters can be extremely frustrating—especially when your rights to your own child are being violated. Whether it’s another parent that is refusing you time with your child or that you are paying too much in child support, we can help. Your rights need to be protected, and sometimes, you need to act fast. That is why when you are a client with us, your phone calls are answered, and your case is handled with the utmost care, diligence, and speed. We can help you get in front of a judge sooner and make sure your rights are protected or enforced.

All child custody and support issues are determined based upon what is in the best interest of the child. Generally, if parents agree on a parenting plan, courts will agree. Disagreements can be resolved through negotiations, through mediation, or in court. Brian H. Jean, PLC fights for clients’ rights through the best means possible.


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