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Akiva Goldman

Akiva Goldman

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  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Divorce ...
  • Michigan, New York
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Biography

Goldman & Associates Law Firm is owned and led by Akiva Goldman, a highly acclaimed family law attorney in Michigan. With a wealth of experience in handling thousands of family law cases, he has garnered numerous awards and recognition for his legal expertise. He also serves as a mediator for hundreds of cases and has been featured in various media outlets, including Fox 2 News, WDIV, and MLive.

Goldman's approach is to save marriages whenever possible. He offers resources, such as videos on Reasons Not To Get Divorced, to help clients consider factors before filing for divorce. Alternatives to divorce are also explored for those who are uncertain whether it would be beneficial for them.

Goldman's personal background includes being born in Memphis, Tennessee and relocating to Michigan during his childhood. He attended Wayne State University for both his undergraduate and law degrees, focusing primarily on family and criminal law after graduating in 1986.

At Goldman & Associates Law Firm, the team is dedicated to improving clients' lives by using the legal system to resolve their issues. They understand the personal and stressful nature of family law cases and strive to advocate for their clients in court to achieve the best possible outcome. The firm also values educating clients, regularly posting educational content on their YouTube channel with over 1,000 videos answering common and complex questions.

Clients can contact the firm at (877) 737-8800 for a complimentary phone case evaluation or schedule one online. The team at Goldman & Associates Law Firm looks forward to helping clients resolve their legal matters with their expertise and experience.

Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
DUI & DWI
Divorce
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Immigration Law
Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
Insurance Claims
Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
Insurance Defense
Juvenile Law
Military Law
Veteran's Benefits
Probate
Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Traffic Tickets
Suspended License
Nursing Home Abuse
Animal & Dog Law
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
White Collar Crime
Communications & Internet Law
Internet Law, Media & Advertising, Telecommunications Law
Construction Law
Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Products Liability
Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Consumer Law
Class Action, Lemon Law
Asbestos & Mesothelioma
Social Security Disability
Antitrust Law
Arbitration & Mediation
Business - Arbitration/Mediation, Consumer - Arbitration/Mediation, Family - Arbitration/Mediation
Bankruptcy
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
Workers' Compensation
Stockbroker & Investment Fraud
Education Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Michigan
State Bar of Michigan
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New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Senior Partner
Goldman & Associates
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Education
Wayne State University
J.D. (1986) | Law
with honors
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Wayne State University
B.A. (1982)
with honors
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Awards
Superb 10.0 Rating
Avvo
Distinguished Peer Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Client Champion - PLATINUM
Martindale-Hubbell
Client's Choice Award
Avvo
Since 2019
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
2020, 2022
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
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Professional Associations
Michigan State Bar  # 39518
Member
Current
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Chamber of Commerce
Member
Current
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Michigan Bar Association
Member
Current
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American Bar Association
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Oakland County Bar Association
Member
Current
Activities: CLE Committee 1986 - Present
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AARP Legal Association
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New York State Bar Association
Member
Current
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Macomb County Bar Foundation
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Goldman & Associates Law Firm Website
Website
Michigan Divorce Attorneys - (866) 666-2889 (toll-free)
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Michigan Personal Injury Attorneys - (866) 666-2889 (toll-free)
Website
Michigan Criminal Attorneys
Blog
Goldman & Associates Top Michigan Law Firm Blog
Videos
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Goldman & Associates Troy Lawyers
Main Office
3150 Livernois Rd. Suite: # 335
Troy, MI 48083
Toll-Free: (877) 737-8800
Telephone: (248) 588-3333
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Goldman & Associates Sterling Heights Lawyers
Sterling Heights Office
2107 E. 14 Mile Rd.
Sterling Heights, MI 48310
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Telephone: (248) 588-3333
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Goldman & Associates Bloomfield Hills Attorneys
Bloomfield Hills Office
Seven W. Square Lake Rd.
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
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Telephone: (248) 588-3333
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Goldman & Associates Southfield Attorneys
Southfield Office
26677 W. 12 Mile
Southfield, MI 48034
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Goldman & Associates Novi Lawyers
Novi Office
28175 Haggerty Rd.
Novi, MI 48375
Toll-Free: (877) 737-8800
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Goldman & Associates Detroit Lawyers
Detroit Office
615 Griswold Street
Detroit, MI 48226
Toll-Free: (877) 737-8800
Telephone: (313) 281-8311
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Goldman & Associates Livonia Attorneys
Livonia Office
39111 6 Mile Rd.
Livonia, MI 48152
Toll-Free: (877) 737-8800
Telephone: (248) 588-3333
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Goldman & Associates Grand Rapids Lawyers
Grand Rapids Office
625 Kenmoor Avenue S.E.
Suite 301 Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Toll-Free: (877) 737-8800
Telephone: (616) 200-8667
Monday: 9 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
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