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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 show you what’s possible and what can work for you and your family!

Here’s what you need to know about Separation or Divorce:

1. Don’t be afraid; divorce is not as scary as it looks;

2. Keep in mind nothing will happen until you take the first step;

3. Find the right attorney/mediator for you;

4. You are entitled to certain benefits; know what your rights are and what you are entitled to;

5. You can separate or divorce;

6. There are different vehicles to obtain a divorce-mediation, litigation, negotiation; learn what they are;

7. Divorce is not just the sad end of a part of your life, but a happy, healthy beginning of the rest of your life!

So here is something to think about. Should you separate or divorce?

If you are not ready for a divorce, you don’t have to jump into one. Sometimes a separation can work well too.

So when clients consult with me and ask me if they should separate or divorce, I ask lots of questions to assess where they are in their marriage. Sometimes separation is a consideration because they want to give their marriage a chance, stay on their spouse’s health insurance, try marriage counseling, or take the time to prepare for a divorce.

Some couples just get a separation and go their separate ways to see what happens. Others want a divorce so they can move on and start a new life.

Think about what it is that you want!

Whether thinking of separation or divorce, during a free consultation, we can discuss the following:

1. equitable distribution of property;

2. definitions of marital property and separate property;

3. under what circumstances one spouse may receive maintenance;

4. estate rights;

5. pension rights;

6. child support;

7. custody of children;

8. spousal support.

Wondering whether you should separate or divorce? Call me. I will answer all your questions! My medical background can help with the psychological aspect of your divorce.

For over 35 years as a divorce attorney and mediator, I have been guiding spouses successfully to find the right path to divorce.

I have the unique ability to provide a compassionate and productive process to see you through your divorce.

Our FREE 1 hour consultations are very informative and discreetly and conveniently conducted virtually to reduce risk!

I look forward to helping you and your family.

Stay healthy and safe!

Warm regards,


Call New York Divorce Attorney Lois Brenner Now to schedule your FREE consultation.