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Will My New York Divorce Take A Long Time?

Posted on : February 20, 2019, By:  Mary Katherine Brown
New York Divorce Lawyer, Mary Katherine Brown

Timeline For A Divorce In New York One of the most common questions presented to a New York family law attorney is: How long does it take to get divorced? Unfortunately, this is a difficult question to answer because it depends on the complexity of the issues involved in your divorce, as well as the […]

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What Does It Mean to Go to Trial in A Divorce?

Posted on : January 20, 2019, By:  Mary Katherine Brown
Brooklyn Divorce Trial Lawyer

New York Divorce Trials: What You Need To Know You might have already attempted to resolve things outside of court with your soon to be ex-spouse. If you are unable to do so or if you have recently received the paperwork that your spouse filed, and you are not sure how to proceed, now is […]

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Is It Dangerous to Represent Yourself in a Divorce?

Posted on : December 20, 2018, By:  Mary Katherine Brown
Brooklyn Divorce Lawyer

What You Need To Know About Self-Representation In A Divorce Contemplating filing for divorce in Brooklyn often means a thorough review of your financial situation. Having to add one more expense in the form of an experienced Brooklyn family divorce lawyer might seem overwhelming at the time that you are already dealing with enough on […]

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What Are the Marital Property Laws in the State of New York?

Posted on : November 16, 2018, By:  Mary Katherine Brown
Brooklyn Family Divorce Lawyer

Community Property In New York Initially the state of New York was known as a community property state, meaning that the property of spouses was divided according to whose name was on the title of the property. This means that even if both parties had paid into the mortgage, the individual whose name was on […]

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What Are the Biggest Mistakes People Make in Their Divorce Settlement In New York?

Posted on : October 23, 2018, By:  Mary Katherine Brown
Mistakes To Avoid In A New York Divorce

Mistakes To Avoid During A New York Divorce Settling your Brooklyn divorce might involve an agreement you’ve made directly with your former spouse using a mediator or it could come down to a judge’s decision about your individual case. In either scenario, you must be aware of some specifics around divorce settlements. If you are […]

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Study Shows 13% of Divorces Affected by Student Loans

Posted on : August 13, 2018, By:  Mary Katherine Brown
Brooklyn Family & Divorce Lawyer MKB

Not surprisingly, many married couples argue about financial issues. One financial sore spot is student loans. With more people leaving college saddled with debt, that student loan debt has worked its way into marriages as a point of concern. A growing number of recent divorcees say that student loans ended their marriage. Student loans have […]

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What Happens If I Forgot to Submit A QDRO In a New York Divorce?

Posted on : June 24, 2018, By:  Mary Katherine Brown
Filing QDRO In Brooklyn Divorce

Did you know that qualified retirement plans must be divided using an order called a qualified domestic relations order (QDRO)? Even if your divorce decree clearly stipulates that you are entitled to receive a portion of your former spouse’s retirement plan benefits in New York, the establishment of a QDRO is necessary for this legal […]

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The More Expensive Your Wedding, the Higher Your Divorce Risk

Posted on : May 17, 2018, By:  Mary Katherine Brown
Brooklyn Divorce Lawyer MKB

Does The Cost Of Your Wedding Put You At Risk? Most people know that wedding planning is one of the most stressful activities that couples can undertake, often putting a great deal of pressure on them before the big day. Combine this with the possibility of cold feet and the potential issues are serious. It […]

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New Study Finds Possible Connection Between Divorce and Genetics

Posted on : April 20, 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 : March 20, 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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