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Overview

Overview

Kristi Boutell is an attorney in our Family Law and Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice groups. Her practice centers around all aspects of domestic relations law, including divorce, separation, custody, parenting time, child support, spousal support, paternity, post-nuptial and pre-nuptial agreements, change of domicile, post-judgment modifications, and other family law matters. She also represents clients in all aspects of probate litigation involving guardianships and conservatorships, wills, estates, and trusts. Kristi maintains a personalized approach, working with men, women, and families to provide domestic relations and probate-related guidance and advocacy.

Kristi is a former intern and has clerked for Judge Daniel A. O’Brien of the Oakland County Probate Court and for Judge Karen D. McDonald of the Family Division of the Oakland County Circuit Court. Kristi holds a certificate in Child and Family Advocacy.

 

Education & Admissions

Education & Admissions

Education

  • Michigan State University College of Law
    J.D. magna cum laude
    Senior Notes Editor of the Michigan State Law Review
    Member of Appellate Moot Court
  • Central Michigan University
    Majors in Law & Economics and Entrepreneurship
    Minors in Legal Studies and Professional Sales

Bar Admission

  • Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Affiliations

Affiliations

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Oakland County Bar Association

News

News

Publications

  • Redefining Infertility After Obergefell v. Hodges: Why the Fourteenth Amendment Warrants Infertility Insurance Coverage for Same-Sex Couples to Achieve Biological Parenthood, 2017 Mich. St. L. Rev. 595 (2017), Available at https://digitalcommons.law.msu.edu/lr/vol2017/iss3/5