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New York Divorce Blog

New York Divorce News & Information

  • 5-May-2021

    Do You Want to Divorce a Controlling Spouse?

    During a recent phone consultation, I spoke with a woman in her late 40s who tearfully explained she had no control over her life. Her husband had multiple separate bank accounts and was cutting back on her “spending money,” which he gave ...
  • 3-May-2021

    Divorce Can Change Your Life! For the Better!

    I often tell my clients going through a divorce, the only predictability in life is change. We all dread and reluctantly develop coping mechanisms for managing the inevitable change that is part of being human, just as we are all adjusting to life ...
  • 30-Apr-2021

    Do You Want to Sign Your Divorce Agreement in 30 Days?

    Do You Want to Sign Your Divorce Agreement in 30 Days? Yes, you heard right! The magic of my unique psychologically infused mediation process can get you talking, negotiating, and signing your separation agreement and divorce documents in 30 days! As ...
  • 28-Apr-2021

    Do You Want to Divorce an Abusive Wife?

    As a psychologically trained divorce attorney/mediator for over 35 years, I have helped many women in abusive relationships, but I’ve also helped abused men too! Men abused by their wives are entitled to be believed, heard, and helped. A man ...
  • 26-Apr-2021

    What to Do When Your Spouse Serves You With a Summons for Divorce!

    I receive calls all the time from frantic spouses saying, “I’ve been served with a summons for divorce, what do I do?” As a divorce attorney and psychologically trained mediator for over 35 years, I explain three things. First, I ...
  • 23-Apr-2021

    Divorcing? Get Your Estate in Order!

    Divorce is scary, unpleasant, and, for some, painful. It’s an extremely difficult time emotionally for the entire family. I work with divorcing couples all the time who share their sadness, frustration, and unhappiness with me. Divorce can be a ...
  • 21-Apr-2021

    Divorce Story

    As a divorce attorney and psychologically trained mediator, I hear all kinds of diverse divorce stories. I have decided to share some of these stories monthly with you. Naturally, I will change the names and some of the details to protect my clients. ...
  • 19-Apr-2021

    Grounds for Divorce in New York

    As a psychologically trained divorce attorney and mediator for over 35 years, I have successfully guided thousands of spouses through the divorce process. During my free consultations, I receive all kinds of questions. Often, I am asked about the ...
  • 16-Apr-2021

    Divorcing a Spouse With a Personality Disorder!

    Is your marriage filled with hostility, frustration, drama and chaos? Are your efforts to improve the situation constantly ridiculed and shot down? As a psychologically-trained divorce attorney and mediator, I can tell you there might be a lot more ...
  • 15-Apr-2021

    Considering a Prenup? Read Lois Brenner's Expert Opinion in BRIDES!

    Read Lois Brenner's expert opinion on prenuptial agreements featured in BRIDES. Prenuptial agreements are not just for the rich and famous! If you are considering a prenuptial agreement, please call us to schedule a free consultation at ...
  • 14-Apr-2021

    Chefs to Celebrities Love Mediation!

    Since I have been practicing over 35 years as a divorce attorney and mediator, I have had an amazing array of clients from chefs to celebrities. Regardless of a client’s position in life, the 3 P’s of Mediation are appealing to ...
  • 12-Apr-2021

    Are You Ready to Divorce Your Cheating Spouse?

    Even though things are getting better, we are still battling the coronavirus. During the last year, I received many calls from spouses who discovered their spouses were cheating during the pandemic. Even with a medical crisis, cheating spouses did ...
  • 9-Apr-2021

    Do You Want a Separation or Divorce?

    Whatever direction you choose, I’m here to keep you on track and help you meet your goal! With decades of experience as a divorce attorney and mediator, I have been successfully guiding spouses through the separation and divorce process. I can ...
  • 7-Apr-2021

    Are You Married to a Psychopath?

    The typical psychopath as portrayed in the media is often a ruthless serial killer, but the majority of people who exhibit psychopathic traits are much more subtle. That is why marrying a psychopath is possible and not as unusual as one might think. ...
  • 5-Apr-2021

    I Am a Dependent Spouse. I Have No Money to Divorce!

    Yes you do, and I can get if for you! I had a new client a few months ago who was terrified when she called me. She was married to a very rich art dealer who was extremely controlling. He liked to control everything, from his money, to his ...
  • 2-Apr-2021

    Advice for Your High Net Worth Divorce!

    Divorce is never easy, but divorces involving large amounts of money, property, and other assets are even more challenging. In addition to the types of issues present in typical divorces, such as spousal and child support, child custody, visitation ...
  • 31-Mar-2021

    Divorcing? To Punish or Not to Punish?

    The divorce industry is plagued with the motto, “Fight! Fight! Fight!” It’s time for a welcome change! When considering divorce, couples are usually familiar with going to court and fighting. More and more couples are learning there ...
  • 29-Mar-2021

    Mistakes to Avoid When Divorcing!

    I have been a divorce attorney and mediator for over 35 years. I have successfully helped thousands of spouses through the most difficult times of their lives. I have helped them mediate, negotiate, and litigate. Over this past turbulent year, I have ...
  • 26-Mar-2021

    Do You Need Help Divorcing a Narcissist?

    As a divorce attorney and psychologically-trained mediator, I uniquely guide spouses, especially those married to a spouse with mental health issues, towards safe, compassionate, and dignified divorces. Many spouses I work with complain that a ...
  • 24-Mar-2021

    If You Are Struggling With Your Marriage, a Legal Separation Could Help!

    Over the last few months, I have spoken with many couples who are really struggling with their marriages. These couples are sad, confused, and not quite sure what path to take. They often say, “I don’t know what to do, I’m ...
  • 22-Mar-2021

    Divorce Story

    As a divorce attorney, and psychologically-trained mediator, I hear all kinds of diverse divorce stories. I have decided to share some of these stories monthly with you. Naturally, I will change the names and some of the details to protect my ...
  • 19-Mar-2021

    Could Your Spouse Be Bipolar?

    A divorcing couple met with me virtually 6 months ago for mediation. The wife was a shopaholic and had run up significant credit card debts during the pandemic. She was angry all the time and blew up at the husband and constantly yelled at the ...
  • 17-Mar-2021

    Did You Know You Can Divorce without Going to Court?

    That’s right! You can save money, time, and aggravation and you don’t have to fight and go to court! As a highly skilled divorce attorney and psychologically-trained mediator, I can tell you there is a better, healthier solution to ...
  • 15-Mar-2021

    5 Tips for Talking to Your Spouse About Divorce!

    Josh and Leslie have been married for 12 years. They have a 5-year-old daughter with behavioral problems. Josh is a National Hockey League executive, and Leslie works as an accountant. For the past two years, Josh has been concerned that his wife has ...
  • 11-Mar-2021

    Are You Being Verbally Abused?

    “You idiot, now you have made me angry! You’re stupid! You are useless! No wonder you are fat. Look how you cleaned your plate!” Sound familiar? Yes, you are being verbally abused! But you don’t have to take it anymore! Many ...
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