Amy Stawski, a shareholder of the Kemp Klein Law Firm, has more than 20 years of experience in Family Law and Appellate Litigation. Her substantial expertise includes litigating and settling complex, high profile family law cases as well as advising individuals on a full range of domestic relations issues arising from marriage, divorce and custody. These issues include divorce, annulment, separate maintenance, paternity, custody, change of domicile, child and spousal support (alimony), parenting time, division of marital estates, grandparenting time, and appeals, among others. Additionally, she has experience with cases involving international issues concerning The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of Child Abduction. Ms. Stawski remains dedicated to protecting her clients and working with them to achieve the best possible outcome.
Ms. Stawski’s experience includes being Clerk to the Honorable Martin M. Doctoroff (1987–88) and Research Attorney for the Michigan Court of Appeals (1986–87). In addition, she has published a number of articles on her practice specialty.
Ms. Stawski maintains an “AV” peer review rating with Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, the highest peer review rating for attorneys. Ms. Stawski has been selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 in the field of Family Law (Copyright 2017 by Woodward/White, Inc., of SC). She also received the Pro Bono Award from the Oakland County Bar Association and Oakland Livingston Legal Aid in 2001. Additionally, Ms. Stawski was selected by a vote of her peers to be included in DBusiness magazine’s list of Top Lawyers in 2013 and 2014 in the practice area of Family Law. Ms. Stawski has also been selected for inclusion in the 2014 – 2017 issues of Michigan Super Lawyers magazine featuring the top 5% of attorneys in Michigan in the practice area of Family Law, as well as the 2014 Super Lawyers Women’s Edition.
J.D., University of Detroit, cum laude, 1986
B.A., Wayne State University, 1974
State Bar of Michigan, 1986
State Bar of Michigan
American Bar Association
Oakland County Bar Association
Michigan Inter-Professional Association on Marriage, Divorce and the Family
Why More and More People are Considering Prenuptial Agreements; co-authored with Kevin J. McGiness, Commentator, Spring 2017
Protecting your children during international travel; Commentator, Summer 2012
Planning a Trip Outside the Country? Don’t Forget Kids’ Passports!; Commentator, Fall 2011
New perspective on prenuptial agreements; Commentator, Spring 2011
Divorce in troubled economic times; Commentator, Winter 2009 (website only)
Valuation of Unusual Assets in Divorce; Presenter, State Bar of Michigan, Family Law Section, 2007
The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction and Other Custody-Related Laws; State Bar of Michigan, Family Law Section, 2005
A ‘Snapshot’ of the Hague Convention; Michigan Lawyer’s Weekly, August 22, 2005
State of the Law in Domestic Torts; State Bar of Michigan, Family Law Section, 2000
Legal and Financial Aspects of Divorce; Oakland County Circuit Court, 1998
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