Kurt E. Schnelz

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Birmingham, MI

Schnelz Wells, P.C.
 | 280 North Old Woodward Avenue, Suite 250
Birmingham, MI 48009
Phone: 248-258-7074
Fax: 248-258-7084
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1985
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Kurt E. Schnelz is a Principal Shareholder at Schnelz Wells, P.C. in Birmingham, Michigan and practices solely in the area of Family Law.  Mr. Schnelz represents clients in the Detroit Metropolitan area and throughout the State of Michigan.  In the area of Family Law, Mr. Schnelz has significant experience with alimony, child support, custody, marital dissolution, divorce, marital property division, paternity, prenuptial agreements, same-sex family law, spousal support, parenting time and a complicated litigation involving business divorce and professional practices.  Mr. Schnelz has litigated at the trial and appellate levels and also is trained in alternative dispute methods such as Mediation and Arbitration.

    Mr. Schnelz has been licensed to practice law since 1985 and has more than 35 years of experience.  He is admitted in all Michigan Courts, Federal Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.

    Active in the legal community, Mr. Schnelz served on the State Bar of Michigan Board of Commissioners for 15 years and is a past President of the Oakland County Bar Association.  He is also a past President of the Michigan Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and is a Diplomat of the American College of Family Trial Lawyers, with membership limited to 100 attorneys in the entire United States.  Mr. Schnelz is also a Fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

    Mr. Schnelz holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Alma College and has a law degree from Michigan State College of Law, formerly Detroit College of Law.  He is listed in the Best Lawyers of America each and every year, the Bar Register Preeminent Lawyers, DB Business of Top Lawyers and Super Lawyers.  Mr. Schnelz has maintained an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell.

    Practice Areas/Focus Areas- Spousal support, child support, custody and parenting time, divorce, paternity, prenuptial agreements, marital property division, mediation and arbitration, same-sex family law, business and professional divorces

    Honors and Awards- Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Best Lawyers of America, DB Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, State Bar of Michigan- Robert P. Hudson Award, Oakland County Bar Association- Civility Award

    Bar Professional Activity- Michigan State Bar, American Bar Association, Oakland County Bar Association, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, American College of Family Trial Lawyers, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

     

     

     
    Practice Areas
    • 100%Family Law
    Focus Areas

    Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 10 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2021

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    About Kurt Schnelz

    Admitted: 1985, Michigan

    Professional Webpage: https://www.swlawpc.com/About-Us/Kurt-E-Schnelz.shtml

    Honors/Awards:

    • Oakland County Bar Association- Civility Award
    • State Bar of Michigan- Robert P. Hudson Award

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • American College of Family Trial Lawyers
    • International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
    • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
    • Michigan Inter-professional Association on Divorce, Marriage and the Family (MIPA), Trustee
    • State Bar of Michigan
    • Oakland County Bar Association

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Lakeshore Legal Aid

    Educational Background:

    • Alma College, Bachelor of Arts Degree
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    Website - www.swlawpc.com
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    Office Location for Kurt E. Schnelz

    280 North Old Woodward Avenue
    Suite 250
    Birmingham, MI 48009

    Phone: 248-258-7074

    Fax: 248-258-7084

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    Last Updated: 4/23/2021

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