Health insurance is a major concern when facing a divorce.  Being left without insurance can be a life disaster resulting in bankruptcy or even worse.  When considering health insurance coverage, you  need to consider healthcare for the spouse and the children separate.

Heath insurance for the children will typically continue under the spouse that currently covers the children.  The cost of health insurance coverage is considered in the calculation of support.  Uninsured healthcare costs for the children are also considered in the child support formula.

Health Insurance for the uninsured spouse will continue during the divorce.  When the divorce is final, the spouse will not longer be entitled to coverage because they are an unrelated person.  At that point, the spouse will need to get their own insurance or elect COBRA (insurance through the spouse’s company).  COBRA can be expensive and your options should be explored before taking this coverage.


If you are facing an uncontested divorce, a good divorce attorney can answer your questions with straight talk. Having the right divorce attorney on your side can relieve your stress during this difficult situation. Our attorneys have over 85 years of divorce experience.  Typical fees to retain attorney for a divorce case can be as little as 1,000 dollars. Considering the seriousness of this life changing event, it is extremely important to retain the services of an experienced attorney in the area of divorce.

Krupp Law Offices P.C. is located in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan and has the right divorce attorney for you. We represent clients in all divorce matters throughout West Michigan, , including the cities of Grand Rapids, Big Rapids, Ionia, Grand Haven, Stanton, Greenville, Wayland, Allegan, Holland, Newaygo, White Cloud, Fremont, Coopersville, Hastings, Middleville, Wyoming, and Rockford including Kent County, Ottawa County, Newaygo County, Ionia County, Mecosta County, Barry County, Montcalm County, and Allegan County Michigan. 

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