Candyce Abbatt has over thirty five years of experience in the field of family law. She specializes in high conflict divorce, custody, change of domicile, child and spousal support litigation. Candyce has represented men and women from all walks of life including teachers, auto workers, executives, brokers, homemakers, engineers, as well as high profile individuals in the fields of broadcasting, music, entertainment and sports.
Many of Candyce's clients or their spouses are small "closely held" business owners. She works intensely with financial and valuation experts and appraisers to achieve the best, and least painful outcome.
A seasoned litigator, Candyce has appeared in court, mediated or arbitrated countless matters in Oakland, Wayne, Livingston, Washtenaw, Ingham, Grand Traverse, and Monroe, Michigan counties--to name a few. She has also traveled throughout the country to arbitrate and mediate domestic relations cases.
A succinct and talented writer, Abbatt has published commentary on divorce and family law in numerous publications, including The Michigan Bar Journal and the Huffington Post. Abbatt's popular blog, The Family Firm has readers throughout the United States and beyond.
Abbatt's firm Fried Sapertstein Abbatt PC is a full service law firm, specializing in Family Law, Divorce, Child Custody, Criminal, Traffic, Drunk Driving, Business and Personal Injury. Candyce and her partners Harold Fried and Mel Saperstein have over 120 years in combined experience.
The Firm is unique as each of the partners and many of the staff work with immediate family members. Candyce's oldest daughter Casey Zurawski is a talented family law attorney who has been named a SuperLawyer Rising Star. Candyce has been named one of the Ten Best Female Attorneys two years in a row by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.
You can reach Candyce Abbatt at 248-353-6500