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New Study Finds Possible Connection Between Divorce and Genetics

Posted on : May 18, 2018, By:  Mary Katherine Brown
Divorce Attorney In Brooklyn, NY

Divorce And Genetics: What A New Study Discovered A new study has identified a possible connection between a person’s genetic makeup and their potential for divorce. This is the result of a study published in the journal “Psychological Science” in January 2018, which suggests that a likelihood for divorce could be running in your genes. […]

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What Should Be Included in a New York Separation Agreement?

Posted on : May 17, 2018, By:  Mary Katherine Brown
Brooklyn Separation Agreement Attorney

New York Separation Agreements: What You Need To Know There are many different reasons why you may choose to move forward with a separation agreement instead of a divorce. A separation agreement can outline many of the critical issues associated with such a shift in your family. This is an agreement that both you and […]

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Telemarketers and Bartenders Have Some of The Highest Divorce Rates

Posted on : February 12, 2018, By:  Mary Katherine Brown
Brooklyn Family and Divorce

Do you think that your job has spillover effects on your life? If so, you’re not the only one. Many people with very stressful jobs find that it impacts their life in multiple ways. Jobs can put a lot of pressure on the family and the marriage. Initially, it might seem like these issues can […]

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Studies Show Adoption Could Put People at A Higher Risk for Divorce

Posted on : December 31, 2017, By:  Mary Katherine Brown
Brooklyn Family Lawyer For Divorce

It is widely recognized in academic studies that children of divorced parents are more likely to get divorced down the road, when compared with children whose parents stayed together.   Plenty of research has examined the connections between a broad range of different factors and someone’s likelihood to divorce in the future. Nurture and not […]

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New Study Shows That Differences in Interpretation of Tension Can Contribute to A Higher Divorce Risk

Posted on : December 6, 2017, By:  Mary Katherine Brown
Brooklyn Divorce Lawyer

New Study Shows That Differences in Interpretation of Tension Can Contribute to A Higher Divorce Risk Tension within a marriage can lead to long-term problems, but it can also escalate into thinking about divorce. There are so many different factors that, over time, can cause pressure within a marriage that ultimately leads to you scheduling […]

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Secrets of New York Court Rooms

Posted on : October 19, 2017, By:  Mary Katherine Brown
Brooklyn Divorce Lawyer

Going to court for any reason can be nerve-wracking. When family issues are at the heart of the reason for your visit, things can become even more complicated. Knowing what to expect, especially if you haven’t been in a courtroom before, is key to keeping a level head on the day you see the judge. […]

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How to Tell Friends and Family About Your Divorce

Posted on : August 13, 2017, By:  Mary Katherine Brown
Brooklyn Divorce Lawyer

Coming to the decision to get a divorce from your spouse is never easy. Added to that, it’s sometimes feels challenging to tell your family and friends. Here are several ideas on how breaking the news to the important people in your life. Once this step is completed, you can breathe a sigh of relief […]

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When Do Child Support Payments Terminate?

Posted on : July 19, 2017, By:  Mary Katherine Brown
Brooklyn Child Support Attorney

The termination of child support payments is something both parents should be aware of after a divorce. Whether it’s something that is expected to occur relatively soon or something that won’t occur for many years down the road, a plan should be in place. There are certain circumstances under which child support will end. It’s […]

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Does a Legal Separation Always End in Divorce?

Posted on : June 26, 2017, By:  Mary Katherine Brown
Brooklyn Legal Separation Lawyer

A legal separation is an option for married couples who are struggling but aren’t sure they want a divorce. It’s also an option for those who don’t necessarily want to go through the process of divorce just yet. However, many people wonder if a legal separation “dooms” them to have a divorce, or if there’s […]

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What No One Tells You About a Prenuptial Agreement

Posted on : June 10, 2017, By:  Mary Katherine Brown
Brooklyn Prenup Lawyer

A prenuptial agreement can be a point of contention among spouses-to-be. However, they are meant to protect both people from financial issues if the marriage ends. Contrary to popular belief, it’s not a document that simply waives the rights of the spouse coming into the marriage with less money. Nor are they “unromantic.” Here are a […]

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