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Roquia K.
Draper

  • Partner

I’m a practical yet creative problem solver. I help my clients see the big picture so they can see the importance of furthering the interests of the entire family moving forward. I enjoy the challenge of thinking strategically to devise different solutions so we can choose the best path that gets everyone to a better place.

Offering outstanding client service to everyone she represents, Roquia Draper advocates in both family law and in business contract disputes. With a focus on representing professional clients in the Tri-County metro area of Detroit, Roquia brings unique and deep experience in complex family law matters involving executive compensation packages, business valuations and complex asset division.

  • Prenuptial/Postnuptial Agreements
  • Divorce
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Spousal Support
  • Property Division
  • Business Valuation
  • Custody
  • Parenting Time
  • Child Support
  • Paternity
  • Personal Protection Orders
  • Guardianship

State Appeals

Seifeddine v. Jaber, 327 Mich App, 514, 934 NW2d 64 (Mich. Ct. App. 2019): Persuaded the court to uphold the enforcement of a religious contract as part of the lower court’s divorce decree requiring monetary payment, establishing binding precedent for Michigan state trial courts in favor of enforcing religious contracts under Michigan law.

  • Prenuptial/Postnuptial Agreements
  • Divorce
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Spousal Support
  • Property Division
  • Business Valuation
  • Custody
  • Parenting Time
  • Child Support
  • Paternity
  • Personal Protection Orders
  • Guardianship

State Appeals

Seifeddine v. Jaber, 327 Mich App, 514, 934 NW2d 64 (Mich. Ct. App. 2019): Persuaded the court to uphold the enforcement of a religious contract as part of the lower court’s divorce decree requiring monetary payment, establishing binding precedent for Michigan state trial courts in favor of enforcing religious contracts under Michigan law.

  • Presenter on various topics for the Michigan Institute of Continuing Legal Education such as:
    • Requesting Attorney Fees in a Divorce Case, 2017
    • Family Law Update 2017
    • Discovery in the Electronic Age, 2019
  • Presenter on Remand-Proofing Your Attorney Fee Award at the Michigan Supreme Court Judicial Conference, 2019
  • Presenter on various topics for the Michigan Institute of Continuing Legal Education such as:
    • Requesting Attorney Fees in a Divorce Case, 2017
    • Family Law Update 2017
    • Discovery in the Electronic Age, 2019
  • Presenter on Remand-Proofing Your Attorney Fee Award at the Michigan Supreme Court Judicial Conference, 2019
  • Author of the Chapter titled “Child Custody” for the Michigan Family Law Book by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education
  • Author, State Bar of Michigan Family Law Journal, Weaver-Giffels v. Giffels: No Support for Post-Majority Child Support (March 2017)
  • Author of the Chapter titled “Child Custody” for the Michigan Family Law Book by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education
  • Author, State Bar of Michigan Family Law Journal, Weaver-Giffels v. Giffels: No Support for Post-Majority Child Support (March 2017)

Testimonials

“Roquia is amazing! She really put my mind at ease during a very difficult time. Having Roquia’s legal representation gave me the additional support and confidence that I needed to move forward.” – Andrea W.
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“I just want to give you a sincere thank you for all you have done for me. The process was completely foreign to me. You helped me be comfortable with what was going on, but most of all you are extremely talented, compassionate and hard working individuals. Thanks again.” – Derrin
* * *

“Thanks for everything you did to ensure this divorce progressed smoothly and swiftly. You were very thorough and informative. I’m really happy I had you on my side in this process. Thank you again!” – Karen S.

* * *

“This difficult ordeal was made much easier because of you. From the very beginning you demonstrated a genuine concern for my well-being — this made me comfortable and confident being in your care. And the end result was just what I wished for! I’ll be sure to call you and your firm for any future legal needs.” – Courtney H.

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“I’m very happy and thankful for your devoted, aggressive when needed and responsive representation. I definitely made the right choice in selecting Warner Norcross + Judd and am extremely happy with the representation I received from Roquia and Nazli.” – Matt W.
* * *

“Roquia & Nazli, thank you for the amazing support, advice and direction you gave me yesterday. You both conducted yourselves at a very high level in your industry and I could tell the Judge respected the delivery from you both.” – Jessica K.

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Thank you very much, Roquia. I really appreciate your follow-thru and diligence! – Kerri B.
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Roquia K.
Draper

  • Partner
Bloomfield Hills

My admin

I’m a practical yet creative problem solver. I help my clients see the big picture so they can see the importance of furthering the interests of the entire family moving forward. I enjoy the challenge of thinking strategically to devise different solutions so we can choose the best path that gets everyone to a better place.

Offering outstanding client service to everyone she represents, Roquia Draper advocates in both family law and in business contract disputes. With a focus on representing professional clients in the Tri-County metro area of Detroit, Roquia brings unique and deep experience in complex family law matters involving executive compensation packages, business valuations and complex asset division.

  • Presenter on various topics for the Michigan Institute of Continuing Legal Education such as:
    • Requesting Attorney Fees in a Divorce Case, 2017
    • Family Law Update 2017
    • Discovery in the Electronic Age, 2019
  • Presenter on Remand-Proofing Your Attorney Fee Award at the Michigan Supreme Court Judicial Conference, 2019
  • Presenter on various topics for the Michigan Institute of Continuing Legal Education such as:
    • Requesting Attorney Fees in a Divorce Case, 2017
    • Family Law Update 2017
    • Discovery in the Electronic Age, 2019
  • Presenter on Remand-Proofing Your Attorney Fee Award at the Michigan Supreme Court Judicial Conference, 2019
  • Author of the Chapter titled “Child Custody” for the Michigan Family Law Book by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education
  • Author, State Bar of Michigan Family Law Journal, Weaver-Giffels v. Giffels: No Support for Post-Majority Child Support (March 2017)
  • Author of the Chapter titled “Child Custody” for the Michigan Family Law Book by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education
  • Author, State Bar of Michigan Family Law Journal, Weaver-Giffels v. Giffels: No Support for Post-Majority Child Support (March 2017)

Testimonials

“Roquia is amazing! She really put my mind at ease during a very difficult time. Having Roquia’s legal representation gave me the additional support and confidence that I needed to move forward.” – Andrea W.
* * *
“I just want to give you a sincere thank you for all you have done for me. The process was completely foreign to me. You helped me be comfortable with what was going on, but most of all you are extremely talented, compassionate and hard working individuals. Thanks again.” – Derrin
* * *

“Thanks for everything you did to ensure this divorce progressed smoothly and swiftly. You were very thorough and informative. I’m really happy I had you on my side in this process. Thank you again!” – Karen S.

* * *

“This difficult ordeal was made much easier because of you. From the very beginning you demonstrated a genuine concern for my well-being — this made me comfortable and confident being in your care. And the end result was just what I wished for! I’ll be sure to call you and your firm for any future legal needs.” – Courtney H.

* * *
“I’m very happy and thankful for your devoted, aggressive when needed and responsive representation. I definitely made the right choice in selecting Warner Norcross + Judd and am extremely happy with the representation I received from Roquia and Nazli.” – Matt W.
* * *

“Roquia & Nazli, thank you for the amazing support, advice and direction you gave me yesterday. You both conducted yourselves at a very high level in your industry and I could tell the Judge respected the delivery from you both.” – Jessica K.

* * *
Thank you very much, Roquia. I really appreciate your follow-thru and diligence! – Kerri B.