A Family Lawyer that Knows Ferndale

If you live in Ferndale, Michigan, then you know how unique a place it is. Our residents have a flair all their own. But when it comes to family law, that can create its own set of challenges. Whether you are a same-sex couple trying to navigate the changes in the law or a traditional family in need of a divorce, having an attorney who knows your community can make all the difference.

Facing Today’s Families’ Needs

When your family is blended, non-traditional, or involves more than 2 parents, you need more than just a “divorce lawyer.” You need someone who knows how all of Michigan’s family laws work together, and can use them to protect you and your children. Attorney Lisa J. Schmidt has been practicing family law for over 5 years, and gives special attention to non-traditional aspects of family law, including:

Ferndale Family Lawyer Lisa J. Schmidt

Schmidt was also the first attorney to file a divorce on behalf of a lesbian couple legally married in Oakland County, Michigan. Because she is willing to get involved in such complex areas of the law, She has the breadth of knowledge to handle any Ferndale family law issue.

When handling students’ issues, Lisa’s connections with Ferndale Public School teachers and administrators, as well as School Board members, givers her a unique ability to negotiate disciplinary issues within the schools to protect Ferndale’s next generation.


Giving Back to Ferndale

Members of Schmidt & Long, PLLC, have been connected to Ferndale since 2011. Attorney Lisa J. Schmidt sits on the Ferndale Area Chamber board of directors. Attorney Benjamin Long is a founder of the Ferndale Cat Shelter and Catfé. People know our lawyers in the community, and in the local attorney bar association.

But Ferndale isn’t just about location for lawyers Lisa Schmidt and Ben Long. As residents of the city, we have invested ourselves and our law firm in its development and its people. Our members can often be seen at local restaurants and community events including the State of the City Address, Ferndale Pride, the Rainbow Run, and Clean the Ferndale Up. We keeps our fingers on the pulse of Ferndale, and can often be reached through the city’s popular Ferndale Forum on Facebook.

Find Your Ferndale Family Lawyer Downtown

When you are facing legal issues, you don’t need to drive all over town. With the office located just off the corner of Woodward Ave. and 9 Mile Road, between Dino’s and the Emory, Schmidt & Long, PLLC, is easily accessible for all of Ferndale’s families. Evening appointments are available upon request, so you can meet with Attorney Lisa J. Schmidt and get your family law case started, even if you work 9-5.

Get Help from a Ferndale Family Lawyer

If you are looking for an attorney that really understands your needs and your community, contact Schmidt & Long to schedule an initial consultation. Ferndale family lawyer Lisa J. Schmidt is ready to serve you and all the residents of the fabulous city of Ferndale.