By nature, the traditional courtroom experience is adversarial. Litigation tends to pit one side against the other. That may be okay under certain circumstances, but when it comes to Michigan parents getting a divorce, this could prove catastrophic.
Parents need to continue working together despite the end of their marriages. "Battling" in a courtroom over custody of the children is not a good way to begin a new chapter in the life of a family. If you find yourself thinking the same thing, you may want to try mediating your child custody issues instead.