Category: Family Law


What Happens to Frozen Embryos During A Divorce

Apr 23, 2021

During a divorce, the spouses may disagree about what should happen to the embryos. One might want to destroy the embryos to avoid custody or child support issues, while the other wants to keep them. However, what if both spouses want the embryos? [...]

How Alimony and Taxes work together

Apr 21, 2021

Anytime you are going through a divorce, there will be some form of financial discussion. For those that are in the area, a Brighton Beach divorce lawyer will help to provide its client with the best settlement possible when it comes to splitting [...]

Life Insurance: Can You Receive from Your Ex?

Mar 24, 2021

Can you get life insurance from your ex? This question is ubiquitous after a break-up. People want to know the best way to go about this and what to expect. You can get life insurance from your ex if you are willing to ask the right questions. Here [...]

First Steps After Losing Child Custody

Mar 10, 2021

The courts may decide to take your children away if they feel that the other parent is a better fit. It can be frustrating to lose custody of your children. Fortunately, there are ways that you can handle this. A divorce lawyer Brooklyn [...]

Do I need a lawyer for a prenuptial agreement?

Feb 17, 2021

When persons are preparing to get married, a prenuptial agreement may be recommended. Prenuptial agreements can help protect assets and remove uncertainty if the marriage later ends in divorce. To ensure that the prenuptial agreement is legal and [...]

My Spouse Won’t Sign Divorce Papers: What to do

Feb 05, 2021

If you find out that your spouse will not sign divorce papers, then you are probably in a bit of a pickle. Divorce is a very stressful event, and it can be hard to make decisions when you know your partner wants a divorce. This article will give you [...]

How are my child’s medical expenses split during a divorce?

Jan 27, 2021

Ending a marriage is difficult. You will have to deal with the fears, frustrations, and anxieties of divorce. And if you have children with your spouse, you will need to work out a child custody and support settlement. To get the best outcome for [...]

I Don’t Know Where my Spouse Lives: Can I get Divorced?

Jan 20, 2021

Divorce is hard on everyone who goes through it. You should aim to get through the process with as little stress and pain as you can. To do so, you must familiarize yourself with all that must be done. This starts by hiring a Brighton Beach divorce [...]

Divorce Tips during the Holidays

Dec 11, 2020

The holiday season is especially hard on people who have been recently divorced. It will take some reflection, planning, and good will, but you can get through it with your sanity and dignity intact. If you have children, you will need to come up [...]

How does child visitation work during the holidays?

Dec 04, 2020

Child visitation during the holidays can differ from the usual schedule. It's important to understand in advance what to expect. The Brooklyn family attorneys at the Levitsky Law Firm explain how child visitation works during the holidays:  The [...]