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Division of Assets Helping You Get Back to What Matters Most

Property Division Attorneys in Queens

Helping You Retain Your Fair Share

If you’re planning on filing for divorce, you have a right to be concerned about the proceedings, particularly when it comes to the division of assets. Not only have you and your spouse accumulated things together in your marriage that you both want, but you also have to consider 401(k) plans and pensions. Our Queens property division attorneys are always on the side of our clients and fight for the property they deserve in their divorces. Led by principal attorney Natalie Markfeld, Levi Divorce & Family Law Attorneys is here for you.

Trust us to be on your side throughout your divorce. Contact us online or call (718) 215-0121 today.

Dividing Your Marital Property

During the divorce process, you’ll eventually have to decide how to divide your marital property, which is defined as all the property you and your spouse have acquired from your wedding day until the date you file for divorce. What can be tricky is that even if your marital property is listed in your name, it can still be distributed equally in New York.

Examples of marital property that can be divided in your divorce include:

  • Professional degrees
  • Bank accounts
  • Cars
  • Houses
  • Furniture
  • Pensions and retirement plans
  • Stock portfolios
  • Business interests

The only things that are exempt from classification as marital property include inherited property, gifts from a third party to you or your spouse, and personal injury recoveries. Property acquired prior to your marriage also counts as separate property.

How Marital Property Is Distributed in New York

The division of assets in divorce varies based on state. In New York, a court will consider a variety of factors involving you and your spouse when dividing your property.

Factors taken into consideration include:

  • Duration of marriage
  • Income and property of each party
  • Need of custodial parent to use the marital home
  • Future financial circumstances of each party
  • Tax consequences to each party
  • Loss of pension and inheritance rights upon dissolution of marriage

There are many factors that go into equitable distribution, which means you might not always receive what you believe is rightfully yours. Our Queens property division attorneys have years of experience to handle your legal issues and help you keep what belongs to you.

We have experience in recovering property for clients. Call us at (718) 215-0121 today.

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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