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  • 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 ...
  • 5-Jan-2017

    A Better Way To Divorce in 2017!

    Did you know January is Divorce month? Most couples who have been thinking about divorce tend to move forward in the New Year. They have struggled to make it through the holidays and now they want a fresh start. What most couples don’t know is ...
  • 15-Dec-2016

    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 ...
  • 8-Dec-2016

    Is Social Media Killing Your Marriage?

    When a young woman called me last week and said, “Social Media Killed My Marriage,” I told her I wasn’t surprised. More and more this is a chief complaint and cause for divorce. Couples don’t realize social media networking ...
  • 30-Nov-2016

    Co-Parenting During the Holidays

    The greatest wish of many children of divorce during the holidays is that Mom and Dad will get back together. Even though the sad truth is that this probably is not going to happen, you as responsible parents can cooperate, and make the holidays as ...
  • 23-Nov-2016

    Surviving Difficult Conversations About the Election this Thanksgiving

    Are you worried about political disagreements ruining family time this Thanksgiving? Lois was recently interviewed by Vogue and gave some tips on how to keep things civil with family members over the holidays. Here's a snippet of her advice from ...
  • 16-Nov-2016

    Is Your Spouse Cheating On You?

    Do you lie awake at night and wonder? Do you have a feeling in the pit in your stomach most of the time? You know something is not quite right, but you can’t put your finger on it. Do you think your spouse is cheating? Are you afraid to ask? Do ...
  • 18-Oct-2016

    To Trick or Treat?

    TO TRICK OR TREAT? What divorcing/divorced parents can do so Halloween isn’t a nightmare! When you got divorced did you discuss Halloween as part of your visitation schedule? Probably not. After all it’s not Thanksgiving, Christmas or ...
  • 12-Oct-2016

    Are you thinking of pulling the plug on your marriage?

    Courtesy of HBO Sarah Jessica Parker’s new show “Divorce” on HBO which aired on October 9 th introduces us to Frances (Parker), a corporate headhunter with two children. She is an unhappy, middle-aged, and a disconnected woman ...
  • 6-Oct-2016

    Engagement Season is here!

    ENGAGEMENT SEASON IS HERE! Are you thinking about your dress? flowers? the cake? What about your prenuptial agreement? Newly engaged couples everywhere are starting to plan their perfect wedding. Many are focused on sharing the big news with family ...
  • 22-Sep-2016

    When Should You Ask For Sole Physical Custody of the Children?

    WHEN SHOULD YOU ASK FOR SOLE PHYSICAL CUSTODY OF THE CHILDREN? On Tuesday we heard the sad news that Angelina Jolie filed for divorce from Brad Pitt after twelve years together, and two years married. The papers file in Los Angeles cited ...
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