Brown Law Office
June 19, 2018

Adopting a Sibling Group: Instant Family

An unfortunate fact of foster care and adoption: many children are separated not only from their birth parents, but also from their siblings. This problem can be mitigated by parents who adopt multiple children at once, but it takes a special family to handle the added stress.

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Brown Law Office
June 13, 2018

The New Science of Paternity Testing

Utter the phrase 'paternity testing' and you might picture a chaotic scene straight from Maury. In the real world, however, paternity testing looks little like the drama-heavy version portrayed on television. Dealing with paternity issues? These recent advancements in DNA testing may help:

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Brown Law Office
June 6, 2018

Child Custody Issues That Arise When Your Ex Is a Foreign National

Custody cases are complicated enough as is; now imagine adding an international element to the equation. Money can ultimately be divided, but children can't, especially when their parents live tens of thousands of miles apart. Be prepared to deal with the following custody issues if your ex is a foreign national:

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Brown Law Office
May 30, 2018

Talking to Your Middle Schooler About Why You Ended Your Marriage

Divorce prompts struggles for kids of all ages, but kindergartners handle the bad news far differently than adolescents. Arguably the most difficult age: the early teens, when already vulnerable middle school students are especially prone to emotional outbursts. Their response will depend largely on how you address the issue, especially as they cannot comprehend the subtleties of adult relationships as well as their high school counterparts.  Keep the following considerations in mind as you prepare for a difficult conversation with your middle schooler:

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Brown Law Office
May 23, 2018

Strategies For Keeping Your Divorce Private

Whether you're a public figure or simply like your privacy, a quiet divorce can make your life a lot easier. Unfortunately, keeping your divorce private is easier said than done. Employ these strategies to minimize public embarrassment.

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Brown Law Office
May 16, 2018

Can Something As Trivial as Incompatible Sleeping Style Ruin a Marriage?

Are you an early bird or a night owl? Your chronotype (a classification based on when you feel most alert) could determine everything from your ideal career to your propensity for mental health disorders. It could also spell trouble for your relationship. Sleep disturbances cause stress, which is obviously not conducive to a healthy marriage.

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If you are facing a difficult divorce or family law issue, contact our law firm for answers.