Category: Family Law

What Is A Collaborative Divorce? Is It Right For Me?

Aug 31, 2018

What is a Collaborative Divorce? Collaborative divorce is a process where both parties use negotiations and meditations to settle their divorce. It removes the fight and win element from divorce. The main goal of [...]

Social Media Don’ts During Divorce Process

Aug 17, 2018

Divorce is one of the most stressful changes that a person can endure. It's enough to make even the most level-headed person feel the need to vent. It's become increasingly common for people to vent on social media. However, any Brooklyn divorce [...]

How does a child’s age affect custody laws?

Jun 28, 2018

Age and Child Custody You have probably been told that once a child turns 13, they will automatically be able to decide who they are going to live with. Regardless of whether a child is 3 or 13, their wishes will be taken into consideration when [...]

Complications with Child Custody

Jun 25, 2018

Child custody cases are never easy. They are emotionally draining and often take years to settle. Consider the case of Friederwitzer Vs. Friederwitzer, a landmark case from the early 1980s that gave custody to the father, a rare outcome in those [...]

What are the Pet Custody Laws in NY?

Jun 21, 2018

  Pets and Divorce  Pet custody is a hot topic among divorcing couples today. Many people are afraid that they will never see their pet again after they go through a divorce. It is important to note that judges do not treat pets the same [...]

How can Mediation help your divorce go smoother?

May 31, 2018

Not only is divorce an often unfortunate and significant life event, but it is also a complicated area of legal practice. Divorce can turn into an intense legal battle where each side attempts to get as much as possible, or they try to give as [...]

Divorce Marital Assets

May 07, 2018

Divorce can present a very complicated situation legally. When it comes to assets, it can be hard to figure out how to split them between the two members of the couple. In the cases of amicable divorces, people can usually figure this out on their [...]

What Is a Nesting Divorce?

Apr 30, 2018

Nesting divorces are a popular alternative to traditional divorce, but most people don't fully understand how to nest. A nesting divorce is a transitional arrangement wherein the two parents share their home, in spite of separation. Parents take [...]

Divorce Mediation: Is it Right for Me?

Mar 30, 2018

What is divorce mediation? Spouses to amicably and efficiently uncouple use divorce mediation. Essentially, a third party parlays between the two spouses in order to facilitate a respectful and fair divorce. At the Levitsky Law Firm, the Brooklyn [...]