Brown Law Office
August 8, 2018

Does Getting Divorced Affect Your Social Security Benefits?

After a certain age, the primary concerns of divorce change. Child custody issues give way to retirement squabbles. Suddenly, your future as a retiree looks a lot less secure. The good news? You may still retain your ex's Social Security benefits. Read on to learn more about the role divorce plays in Social Security — and how you can maximize benefits.  

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Brown Law Office
August 1, 2018

MN Fun With Your Kids in August

Summer in Minnesota is way too short. In August, we begin to bid carefree summer days farewell and prepare for the inevitable chill. As a divorced or separated parent, you should make the most of each day with your kids. These activities will help:  

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Brown Law Office
July 25, 2018

Interfaith Marriages and Divorce: Truth Versus Fiction

In a society that highlights freedom of religion as a hallmark value, interfaith marriage is bound to occur. Such unions are surprisingly common in the United States, although same-faith marriages continue to dominate. Still, statistics from the Pew Research Center suggest that nearly four of every ten Americans married since 2010 have spouses with different faiths. Despite the prominence of such couples, interfaith marriage remains shrouded in misconceptions. Below, we separate fact from fiction:

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Brown Law Office
July 18, 2018

Famous Minnesota Divorces Throughout History

Spouses in the Land of 10,000 Lakes show just as much vitriol as those in other states. Divorces in our lovely state can be surprisingly messy, especially when they involve public figures. The following are a few of Minnesota's most notable divorces:

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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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