Estate Planning for Lesbians


By Debra A. Brown J.D.

Sunday, July 31, 10 a.m.

FREE at the Peconic Lane Community Center
1170 Peconic Lane, Peconic NY 11958

Do you have your ducks in a row? How have things changed since you last drew up your will, heath care proxy, power of attorney or asset protection? Chances are it’s time to give a hard look at what you have — and get it together if you haven’t done anything.

DebDebra A. Brown J.D.

Debra Brown, Esq. has been an attorney for the past ten years concentrating on estate planning, family and matrimonial law on Long Island.  Ms. Brown has been an active advocate of the GLBT community on Long Island for the past 25 years. She was the first Suffolk County attorney to submit a “gay” divorce prior to the change in both New York and nationally laws and has been a past Board member of the Long Island Gay Pride Parade.

Prior to starting her second career as an attorney, Ms. Brown has had an extensive amount of experience serving the HIV/AIDS community on Long Island in various positions, including education and training for health professionals; supervising HIV/AIDS case management and independent living housing programs; and working for the NYS Department of Health’s AIDS Epidemiology Unit. She has also co-authored a research study examining the relationship of AIDS knowledge vs. risk factors for incarcerated women, which was published in the Journal of Sociology and Social Research. In addition to her law degree, Ms. Brown has a Bachelor in Social Work.

Funding for caregiver support provided by the Suffolk County Office for the Aging and the US Department of Health and Human Services through the NYS Office for the Aging

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