Phelps Legal Group offers legal services in the area of family and adoption law and fertility law. Through our affiliate organization, the 1:17 Center for Global Adoption, our mission is to defend the cause of the fatherless by serving families who are seeking to adopt children domestically or internationally.
You can rely on our support, discretion and counsel to help you through the challenging issues you are facing. Eric W. Phelps is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest attorney peer ranking for professional excellence. He is a former Marine officer, whose sense of honor infuses every case we handle. Morgan G. Shier is a passionate advocate for the individuals and families that we represent. Her faith and experience guide her work.
Serving the legal needs of your family is our primary focus
Phelps Legal Group is ready to help you with all the legal issues that concern you and your family. Whether you are facing divorce, annulment or separation, or dealing with child custody, child support, alimony or division of assets, our family law attorneys explain your options clearly and pursue the course that works best for you and your family. Our attorneys handle all types of family, adoption and fertility law matters — including related litigation.
Our adoption law practice includes all types of adoption, including direct adoption, international adoption, relative adoption, step-parent adoption, adult adoption, interstate adoption, agency adoption, guardianship adoption, adoption recission and issues related to Native American adoption. We have the knowledge and expertise to guide you through every step of the adoption process.
In our fertility law practice, we work with individuals, families and medical clinics throughout the United States in cases involving embryo donation, gestational surrogacy, ova donation, embryo adoption, traditional surrogacy, sperm donation, in vitro fertilization and the many related complex and emerging legal issues in this field.
Our civil litigation practice
Our experienced civil litigation trial attorneys handle all manner of civil litigation cases, including appeals. We have tried hundreds of cases in all types of courts throughout Michigan, including more than 30 cases in the appellate courts. We are detailed, thorough and wise.
Safeguarding your family’s personal and financial future
We also provide estate & probate, trust litigation and guardianship services to help you protect your family’s future. We can help you create a will or trust that achieves your goals. We strive to make the probate process move swiftly and smoothly on your behalf and in those cases involving protected persons — we are compassionate and skilled advocates.
Call experienced family law attorneys for a consultation
Contact the Phelps Legal Group at 231-421-6577 or use our online contact page. We look forward to serving you and your family. We serve clients throughout the northern Michigan area. All consultations are confidential.