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  • 2-Aug-2018

    Save Your Marriage with a Postnuptial Agreement

    Save Your Marriage with a Postnuptial Agreement I met with a married couple recently who had an unusual request. They wanted to discuss issues they were having in their open marriage. This was somewhat of an eye opening situation for me. They had ...
  • 16-Jul-2018

    3 Best Methods to Settle a Custody Dispute

    3 Best Methods to Settle a Custody Dispute Last week, I read that Nia Vardalos, the My Big Fat Greek Wedding (funny movie!) star, and Ian Gomez sadly filed for divorce after 25 years of marriage. They cited irreconcilable differences and asked for ...
  • 2-Jul-2018

    DIVORCE: With or Without Lawyers!

    DIVORCE: With or Without Lawyers! I have been educating clients and the public for many years on how divorce doesn’t always have to be down and dirty. Divorce can be handled in a variety of ways. I can help you explore your options. You can ...
  • 1-Jun-2018

    MORE MILLENNIALS SEEK PRENUPS!!

    MORE MILLENNIALS SEEK PRENUPS!! It’s that time of year again when many couples will be walking down the aisle. To have or not to have a prenuptial agreement is not the most romantic conversation to have as you are tasting wedding cake fillings ...
  • 22-May-2018

    Lois Brenner in The New York Times!

    Take a look at my Letter to the Editor at The New York Times on Mediating Abusive Relationships. You may find it interesting! If you or someone you know is being abused I can show you how mediation can be helpful when dealing with abusive ...
  • 10-May-2018

    DO ROYALS HAVE PRENUPS?

    DO ROYALS HAVE PRENUPS? Should you? When anyone ties the knot there is a lot at stake, but when you’re Royal that usually includes a whole lot of money! You may be surprised to learn when it comes to the royal family in England, prenups are ...
  • 1-May-2018

    Is Your Spouse Hiding Assets?

    Divorcing? 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 ...
  • 26-Apr-2018

    Meet Lois Brenner!

    MEET LOIS BRENNER! HERE'S HOW.. ___________________________________________________________________________ "Psychology of Money" Event Date: Thursday, May 10, 2018 Time: 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM Location: Ameriprise Financial 530 Fifth Ave. ...
  • 6-Apr-2018

    Are you ready to build your "Bird Nest?"

    Are you ready to build your “Bird Nest?” Have you all seen the new show “Splitting Up Together”? It is a new series that airs Tuesday nights at 9:30 PM on ABC. It is about a couple that falls out of love, (as many do these ...
  • 2-Apr-2018

    Can a Postnuptial Agreement save your Marriage?

    Can a Postnuptial Agreement save your Marriage? Getting married is very exciting! Spring is that time of year when brides are eagerly gearing up for their June weddings and all the glitz, glamour and drama that a wedding brings. But what about the ...
  • 13-Mar-2018

    GET YOUR "FREE" DIVORCE PERSONALITY QUIZ!!!!

    GET YOUR “FREE” DIVORCE PERSONALITY QUIZ!!!! Head (Legal Strategy) + Heart (Emotions) “Unlike any other Divorce Attorney” Lois M. Brenner, Esq., PA-C, is a renowned New York Divorce Attorney, an accredited Divorce Mediator and ...
  • 12-Mar-2018

    ARE YOU ENTITLED TO SPOUSAL SUPPORT?

    ARE YOU ENTITLED TO SPOUSAL SUPPORT? Sometimes clients are confused as to how spousal support works. As a psychologically-trained mediator and divorce attorney, I often define what spousal support is and how it applies to a couple’s situation ...
  • 2-Mar-2018

    FINANCIAL DIVORCE "SMARTS"

    FINANCIAL DIVORCE “SMARTS” Are you financially ready to get divorced? Even if you are not quite ready to get divorced, you need to be informed and Financially Smart. Deciding to Divorce is a complex process. Deciding how easy or difficult ...
  • 28-Feb-2018

    Father's Rights: More than Just Child Support Payments

    Father’s Rights: More than Just Child Support Payments “The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature.” - Abbé Prévost, Manon Lescaut When a married couple goes through a divorce, one of the most contested issues ...
  • 14-Feb-2018

    Lois Brenner In The News!

    Till Trump do us part: The president's effect on US marriages By Jade Scipioni Published February 13, 2018 Personal Finance FOXBusiness Couples still have not altered their political affiliations and... Trump still do so,” Lois Brenner, a ...
  • 1-Feb-2018

    FOUR TIPS TO DIVORCE PROOF YOUR RELATIONSHIP!

    FOUR TIPS TO DIVORCE PROOF YOUR RELATIONSHIP! Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Traditionally, millions of couples get engaged on this day. Being an attorney in the field of family law for more than thirty-five years, I expect that ...
  • 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 ...
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