Transitions Legal: a full-service law firm dedicated to helping clients navigate the rocky waters of life’s transitions, taking yourself and your family to the next level.

Divorce doesn’t have to be messy. It does not have to be an ending, or even a beginning. It can simply be a transition from one phase of life to the next.

That’s how the Transitions Legal team, led by family law expert Alisa Peskin-Shepherd, views family law. We guides clients toward peaceful resolution of dissolving marriages achieve and maintain post-divorce harmony, especially when children are involved.

“The first step is to articulate your basic values – what’s important to you? Make your choices on that basis,” says Alisa Peskin-Shepherd, a family law attorney and mediator with nearly three decades of experience in SE Michigan. “If you know your priorities, it is easier to decide which fights are worth fighting and which ones you can skip.”

Bringing experience and insight in divorce and child custody, mediation, collaborative divorce, and more, Alisa Peskin-Shepherd offers exquisite attention to detail, compassion and a mediative approach to resolving legal issues related to divorce and family. Her proven strategies and solutions help clients transition from one situation to the next with ease. Much of her work focuses on resolving post-judgment issues efficiently and effectively. 

A Conversation with Brette Sember: How to Avoid Returning to Court & Other Family Law Kernels of Wisdom

Brette Sember has represented adults, children and adolescents in family law court. She offers a unique perspective on advocating for client needs, empowering them, and supporting their journey from one stage of life to another. From Clarence, N.Y., Brette practiced family law and mediation until her second child was born. She then retired from law and

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