Henry Baskin takes a considerate, thoughtful approach to every case. Careful analysis and rigorous advocacy have earned him the trust of his clients and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Michigan Bar Association for his work in Family Law.
Henry Baskin stood at the national forefront, proving that it is possible to place a value on a wife’s services to her family, assuring her parity in a divorce. He served as adviser to the Michigan Attorney General on issues related to child support, and is principal author of the Michigan Child Custody Act of 1970. As chairman of the state’s Domestic Violence Task Force, he authored legislation giving endangered women and children an increased level of safety through Personal Protection Orders.