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Child Custody & Visitation Helping You Get Back to What Matters Most

Child Custody & Visitation Attorneys in Queens

We Create Custody Plans That Work

Child custody is a frightening concept for many parents. A child custody plan—whether born out of divorce or another scenario—can change the relationship you have with your child. We know how scary this can be. We also know that there are solutions to child custody matters that can preserve the special relationship you have with your child. We can help you find them.

At Levi Divorce & Family Law Attorneys, principal attorney Natalie Markfeld and our team are committed to negotiating a parenting plan that allows you to see your children as much as possible. Our Queens child custody attorneys know your rights, and we can help protect them with our experienced counsel.

Get started with an initial free consultation by contacting us online or calling (718) 215-0121.

How Does Child Custody Work in New York?

In New York, the best interests of the child are the main concern when determining orders of custody. When determining what type of arrangement is best for the children involved, the court will consider the following:

  • Current living situations
  • Parenting abilities of each parent
  • Physical and mental health of each parent
  • Each parent's work schedule
  • Current childcare arrangements
  • The ability of each parent to foster a positive relationship between the child and the other parent
  • Each parent's financial resources

Creating a Parenting Plan That Fits Your Life

Strong orders of custody and visitation should be enforceable whether you are awarded primary custody or visitation. This means that you and your child's other parent should be able to uphold the custody plan without extreme difficulty. At our law firm, we take the time to understand your day-to-day life—including your work schedule, family dynamics, and other commitments—so we can craft a parenting plan that makes sense for you. We can save you money in the future by getting your agreement correct now.

When Can I Modify Child Custody?

Change is a fact of life. When circumstances change, your child custody plan may need to be modified to reflect those changes. Our child custody and visitation lawyers in Queens can help you modify your parenting plan to match the reality of your life. Our divorce attorneys handle custody modifications related to parental relocation, a change in the needs of the child, paternity matters, and other issues.

Call us today at (718) 215-0121 to arrange a meeting with one of our attorneys. Se habla español. דוברים עברית. Мы говорим на русском.

Our Individualized Approach

  • Personal Attention

    We take the time to learn about our clients and their families.

  • Experience

    We understand our clients' specific family law issues.

  • Solution Oriented Representation

    We develop a legal strategy to help our clients achieve their goals.

Former Clients Share Their Story

    Would recommend her to anyone who wants to win or a positive outcome. Her knowledge and skills will definitely benefit anyone willing to put in work of their own and be prepared for any obstacles along the way.

    “Natalie Markfeld represented me in my Family Court matter and she did an amazing job. Don't let her size fool you she is very aggressive and outspoken in the courtroom and will get what you want or ...”

    - Former Client
    You made it so easy and quick. Communication was also amazing. Thank you!!

    “Thank you for doing such an amazing efficient job Natalie! You made it so easy and quick. Communication was also amazing. Thank you!!”

    - Natalie H.
    She was the dedicated and resourceful legal professional I needed at a very challenging time in my life.

    “Natalie Markfield was great on my case. This is who you want on your side. She was the dedicated and resourceful legal professional I needed at a very challenging time in my life. Whether by phone or ...”

    - Natasha M.
    From the moment I first consulted with Natalie, she impressed me not only with her professionalism but with her genuine interest in my case, which was somewhat unusual.

    “After enduring a most unprofessional experience with another law firm, I researched and found Natalie Markfield of Daniella Levi & Associates, P.C. I’m glad I did. From the moment I first consulted ...”

    - Sean M.
    She was a beast in the courtroom. She assertively fought for what was best for my daughter.

    “This review is long overdue. But I found Daniella Levi & Associates when I needed help with a custody battle over my infant daughter last year. Natalie Markfeld was an amazing lawyer. She was a beast ...”

    - Anna B.
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