Family Law Practice

At Rickard, Denney, Garno & Leichliter, we believe that all relationships are worthy of respect.  We believe that finding solutions to problems is a better approach than finding someone to blame. Attorney Ronald W. Rickard specializes in domestic relationship law.  Mr. Rickard is one of the most respected practitioners regarding this most sensitive area of law in Southeastern Michigan. He has more than 40 years of experience helping families work out equitable solutions to the problems that arise when existing relationships are being redefined.


Mr. Rickard also specializes in the property settlement issues of divorce. These include spousal support claims, valuation issues regarding family businesses and real and personal property valuations and division.

Being well aware of the psychological stress suffered by clients regarding the divorce process, Mr. Rickard encourages his clients to consult with qualified professionals (ministers, counselors, psychologists, etc.) to assist them in dealing with this difficult process. He also strongly encourages his clients to consider the possibility of reconciliation or legal separation in appropriate circumstances.

Mr. Rickard can provide expert legal counsel in all of the following areas:

Prenuptial Agreements
Spousal Support
Child Support
Domestic Violence
Modification of Parenting
Collaborative Law