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Brewe Layman – Ken Brewe Best Lawyer 2021

It’s another year but not much has changed for Ken Brewe, as he’s been recognized by Best Lawyers® for his stellar work in family law. All of us at Brewe Layman are proud to stand alongside Ken in this distinguished honor. Ken will be included in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, one

7 Common Financial Divorce Mistakes to Avoid

by Adrienne Rothstein Grace, Divorce Financial Professional These mistakes can have devastating effects on your financial well-being during and after divorce. A client came to me during the very beginning stages of her divorce. She was in her mid-30s, with three children, and devastated. If she had allowed it to, the emotion of what she was about

How to Choose the Right Divorce Lawyer

The following, written by Donna M. Cheswick, a Divorce Financial Professional, was originally published as an article in our Divorce Guide. Here are the eight questions you should ask before meeting with a lawyer, and the 12 questions to ask during your introductory interview to help you find the right divorce lawyer.   In order

Do You Need a Child Custody Evaluation?

The following, written by psychologist Dr. Gitu Bhatia, was originally published as an article in our Children and Divorce Guide. Children usually do best when parents make the decisions about their lives. However, a custody evaluation is sometimes the only option left for parents caught in a custody battle. Parents are generally the best people

15 Behaviors to Watch for in Children

The following article, written by Lisa Schmidt, was originally published as an article in our Children and Divorce Guide. For kids, divorce can feel like loss: the loss of a parent, the loss of the life they know, and their family home. You can first help your children adjust to this massive change by supporting their

10 things you need to know about high asset divorce: Q&A with family law attorney, Ken Brewe

Every divorce is emotionally and financially challenging. Cases involving high-net-worth individuals (HNWI) are especially complex as there is more to be divided and therefore, greater expertise required to reach a settlement. You’ve worked hard for what you have and without solid representation, assets such as your homes, businesses, investment properties and savings are at risk.

Telling the Kids About Your Divorce

Dr. Deanna Conklin-Danao, Clinical Psychologist and Child Specialist writing in our Children & Divorce Guide: Don’t promise things you can’t guarantee because you feel guilty. For example, if the kids are in private school and you aren’t sure if you will be able to afford it, don’t promise it. ‘You will live in two different houses,

Parenting in the Time of Corona

By Shayla McKee While the world struggles to cope with the stress of the novel coronavirus, we find that the stress in our homes is no less. Navigating a co-parenting relationship at the best of times can be difficult, but nothing can prepare us for parenting under these new and developing circumstances. On March 23,

GUIDELINES FOR DIVORCED AND SEPARATED PARENTS SHARING CUSTODY OF CHILDREN DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

As proud members of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), our partners Ken Brewe and Sabrina Layman would like to share the AAML’s recent media release about divorced and separated parents who are caring for their children during the Covid-19 Pandemic. These are challenging times, and children require their parents’ support more than ever