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New York Divorce Blog

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  • 8-Jan-2018

    Divorce Without Lawyers

    DIVORCE WITHOUT LAWYERS What is the first thing you think of when you hear the word “divorce?” “Fight!” “Hire a divorce lawyer.” For 2017 Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, and Janet Jackson and Wissma al Mana come to ...
  • 22-Dec-2017

    Tips for Handling Divorce Anxiety!

    Tips for Handling Divorce Anxiety! Yes, divorce anxiety is a real thing. As a psychologically-trained medical professional and divorce attorney, I can spot divorce anxiety right away. I often see the symptoms before my clients do. Why wouldn’t ...
  • 1-Dec-2017

    Five Ways to Survive the Holidays During a Divorce

    Five Ways to Survive the Holidays During a Divorce Going through a separation or divorce during the holidays can be really dreadful! This time of year you are expected to be festive and to behave as if things are good. On the inside you’re ...
  • 7-Nov-2017

    I Want a Divorce. Should I Move Out?

    I Want a Divorce. Should I Move Out? The answer is, “No!” I tell clients never to leave their home. Making this move can work against you when divorcing if not properly strategized. I often hear from clients that once divorce is in the ...
  • 5-Oct-2017

    What to Do When Your Husband Wants a Divorce!

    What to Do When Your Husband Wants a Divorce! It is not unusual for a wife to hear from her husband that he wants a divorce. There can be a lot of factors influencing a partner to come to this decision; a midlife crisis; reuniting with an old love on ...
  • 30-Aug-2017

    Your Back to School - Divorce Checklist!

    Your Back to School - Divorce Checklist! The summer is coming to a close :( It’s back to school! You have been busy shopping for clothes and school supplies. You’ve been busy preparing the children to go back to school, and for some of ...
  • 1-Aug-2017

    Warning Signs You May Be Married To a Narcissist!

    Warning Signs You May Be Married To a Narcissist! Aren’t we all slightly narcissistic? The answer is, “Yes.” There are various healthy traits of narcissism in many of us. But then there is the actual diagnosis of narcissistic ...
  • 27-Jul-2017

    Signs your Divorce Attorney is Not Right for You!

    Signs your Divorce Attorney is Not Right for You! Just a little advice. If you’re getting divorced don’t hire the real estate attorney that helped you on the closing of your home. Guess what? He/she probably doesn’t know the ...
  • 19-Jul-2017

    Coping with Divorce While Pregnant

    COPING WITH DIVORCE WHILE PREGNANT Here is an email I received a few months ago: Dear Lois, Can I come to see you? I am pregnant and my husband has just announced he is leaving me for another woman. I feel sick! I just want to run away. I know I ...
  • 11-Jul-2017

    5 Signs You May Be Married to a Sociopath

    5 SIGNS YOU MAY BE MARRIED TO A SOCIOPATH No one has the perfect marriage. We all struggle with our spouse about something. That’s normal. But when you feel like you are living outside of your own body and life because the person you love and ...
  • 22-Jun-2017

    Men Get Abused Too!

    Often when we think of spousal abuse we often hear the wife is being abused, but men get abused too! I have worked with a few men in the last few months who all found themselves in very emotionally abusive relationships with their wives. For a man, ...
  • 8-Jun-2017

    Does Your Marriage Need a Postnuptial Agreement?

    Does Your Marriage need a Postnuptial Agreement? Getting married is very exciting! It’s June-Wedding month and bride’s are eagerly gearing up for their summer weddings and all the glitz, glamour and drama a wedding brings. But what about ...
  • 23-May-2017

    The Lois Brenner Divorce!

    THE LOIS BRENNER DIVORCE! Where Head (Legal) Meets Heart (Psychology) When it comes to divorce you don’t often hear an attorney refer to divorce using both head and heart, but at Lois M. Brenner, Esq., we do! As a divorce attorney, mediator and ...
  • 11-May-2017

    Lois Brenner and President Trump in the News!

    Click below to link to the Fox 5 news story where Lois Brenner is featured:
  • 1-May-2017

    To Divorce or Not to Divorce!

    To Divorce or Not to Divorce! What should you do? Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck recently decided to divorce after their two year separation. When a couple’s divorce journey begins, they don’t always know how it will end. For them, it ...
  • 12-Apr-2017

    Dispelling the Myths of Child Custody vs. Visitation

    Child Custody vs. Visitation Recently I’ve had couples of young children calling me with questions about custody. Often, these parents have little idea that custody to which they’re referring is actually a question of visitation. In fact, ...
  • 31-Mar-2017

    5 Red Flags That You're in an Abusive Relationship

    5 Red Flags That You’re in an Abusive Relationship It’s Time to Get Out! Every woman who thinks she is the only victim of violence has to know that there are many more. — Salma Hayek It is often said, “the meek will inherit ...
  • 16-Mar-2017

    Don't Sign That Prenuptial Agreement Until...

    Don’t Sign That Prenuptial Agreement Until… You have a family law attorney review what you are signing. Often a couple, about to enter a marriage, will go to an attorney to have a prenuptial agreement drafted. A prenuptial agreement is ...
  • 1-Mar-2017

    Is Your Spouse Paying the Taxes?

    Is Your Spouse Paying the Taxes? It’s that time of year again. Dreaded tax time! For those getting a divorce, taxes are the least of their worries. But let me share a story with you that will open your eyes, and make you think twice. After ...
  • 27-Feb-2017

    Do You Know Your Spouse?

    Do You Know Your Spouse? I have created a Divorce Personality Quiz that will introduce you to the personality traits of your spouse (some that you might not be aware of!). For the purposes of divorce this identification is particularly important. ...
  • 22-Feb-2017

    Watch My Webinar on The Psychology of Divorce

    I recently participated in the Wednesday Wisdom Weekly Webinar Series for Savvy Ladies. They are a non-profit dedicated to helping women attain the information and resources they need to lead a financially secure life. I presented on my use of ...
  • 21-Feb-2017

    Does Your Marriage Need a Postnuptial Agreement?

    Does Your Marriage need a Postnuptial Agreement? Some couples consider a prenuptial agreement when they are getting married. What if you weren’t one of those couples? Is it too late once you’ve been married to put something in place to ...
  • 1-Feb-2017

    Divorce-Proof your Relationship!

    DIVORCE- PROOF YOUR RELATIONSHIP! Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Traditionally couples by the millions get engaged on this day. Being in the field of family law as a divorce attorney and psychologically-trained medical professional ...
  • 12-Jan-2017

    Lois Brenner invites you to an eye-opening discussion on Love, Marriage and Divorce

    YOU'RE INVITED! To join Lois Brenner for an eye opening discussion and reception on Love, Marriage and Divorce... click here to RSVP. We look forward to seeing you.
  • 10-Jan-2017

    Is Your Spouse Hiding Assets?

    When a client comes to see me to discuss divorce it is not unusual for me to hear “I think my spouse is hiding assets. I have no idea what assets we have, or where they are. What do I do?” At many of my seminars, I advise couples getting ...
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