Category: Family Law

Multi-State Divorces

Feb 21, 2024

In today's mobile culture, multi-state divorces have become more common as people frequently move across state lines for personal, familial, or professional reasons. However, these divorces present unique challenges and issues since the couples are [...]

NY Domestic Partnership Separation

Feb 14, 2024

New York Domestic Partnership Separation refers to the process through which individuals who are registered as domestic partners in the state of New York dissolve their partnership. Domestic partnership, recognized in several jurisdictions, offers [...]

What are Child Custody Access Agreements?

Feb 07, 2024

Child custody and access agreements are important strands in family law that represent the difficulties and solutions associated with reorganizing family relationships. These agreements are fundamentally legal understandings between parents about [...]

Is NY a 50-50 custody state?

Jan 17, 2024

In the realm of divorce and child custody, a common question that arises is whether New York is a 50-50 custody state. This concept refers to an equal division of custody between both parents. Understanding New York's stance on this matter is [...]

What is the definition of an unstable parent?

Jan 12, 2024

The term "unstable parent" can have various interpretations, but generally, it refers to a parent who may struggle with providing a consistent, safe, and nurturing environment for their child. This could be due to various reasons such as mental [...]

What Qualifies as an Unfit Parent in New York State?

Dec 06, 2023

When it comes to the safety and well-being of a child, New York State takes matters seriously, especially in the realm of family law and child custody cases. At Levitsky Law Firm, our Brighton Beach divorce lawyer is committed to guiding families [...]

At What Age Can a Child Decide Which Parent to Live With in NY?

Dec 01, 2023

In New York State, child custody laws are designed to facilitate decisions that serve the best interest of the child. The courts in NYS take a comprehensive approach, considering various factors to ensure the child's well-being and stability. Our [...]

Pet Custody Options

Nov 15, 2023

When it comes to the emotional proceedings of a divorce, few issues are as sensitive and often overlooked as the matter of pet custody. In New York, pets are more than just property; they are beloved family members. Explore how the best interest of [...]

Divorce Settlement Modifications

Nov 08, 2023

Divorce proceedings in New York often culminate in a divorce settlement, a legally binding agreement that outlines the terms of the divorce. It details the division of assets, spousal support, child custody, and other pertinent issues. This [...]