Schmidt & Long, Family Law Attorney, Lisa J. Schmidt, Ferndale, Michigan

Family law is about more than just a change of circumstances. It affects your children, your loved ones, and your day-to-day life. You want a family law attorney who can help you resolve your legal problems so you and your family can live your lives in peace.

At Schmidt & Long, PLLC, in Ferndale, Michigan, we are ready to handle all of your family law needs. Whether yours is a straight-forward uncontested divorce with no children or a complicated revocation of paternity action, family law attorney Lisa J. Schmidt has the knowledge and experience you need to navigate through the family courts, Friend of the Court, and Child Protective Services.

Schmidt & Long Family Law Attorney

Compassion in Changing Times

When you are facing a family law problem it can be emotional, even traumatic. You need a lawyer who will listen, understand, and help you solve your problem. At Schmidt & Long, we offer free initial consultations to every family law client. Whether you are ready to get out as soon as possible, or just exploring your options, Attorney Lisa J. Schmidt will explain the family law process, so you know what to expect. We will take the time to make sure we fully understand your family situation, and help you decide whether going to court will get you the relief you need.

Experience in the Courtroom

Attorney Lisa J. Schmidt has over 5 years of courtroom experience. She has taken on trials and evidentiary hearings, and successfully argued complicated legal issues before judges across Michigan. She knows the law and has the skill it takes to convey delicate family matters to the court with professionalism and respect. When your divorce or custody matter heads to court, she will stand up for your interests before judges and referees to make sure your side of the story gets heard.

Crafting a Lasting Settlement

Very few family law cases go to trial. Over 90% of matters are resolved by settlement between the parties. Attorney Lisa J. Schmidt believes that is because you and your co-parent know better than any judge what will work for your family. She will help you identify your needs and make plans for the changes that will happen after a divorce or custody order. By providing cutting-edge legal advice, Schmidt will equip you with the tools you need to make important decisions and reach a settlement that everyone can live with.


Marriage breaks down, but it doesn't have to be life ending.

Custody / Paternity

Complicated families lead to difficult legal problems.

Post-Judgment Modification

Custody orders don't always fit growing families. Get a change.


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Ferndale Family Law

Helping Ferndale families with their unique legal needs.

LGBT Family Law

Get answers to tough questions for gay and lesbian families.

Get Family Law Help from Schmidt & Long

When you are facing something as life-changing as a divorce or custody battle, it can be intimidating. Don’t face the family court alone. Contact Schmidt & Long, PLLC, in Ferndale, Michigan to schedule a free consultation with family lawyer Lisa J. Schmidt. She’ll help you identify your legal needs and get your family the resolution it needs to move on with life.