Divorce

Preparing for Court in New York

Preparing for Court in New York

September 9, 2013 at 1:26 pm 0 comments

There’s no doubt that going to court is stressful.  There is a lot you have to do to prepare your documents and your thoughts to be ready to appear before a judge. This quick guide will help explain the different steps you will have to take when you go toRead More

Do you still have questions on the new divorce law passed last year?

May 13, 2011 at 8:00 pm 0 comments

In October 2010, New York became one of the last states in the country to adopt a “no-fault” divorce ground.  In other states, no-fault is commonly called “irreconcilable differences.”  To use this no-fault ground, the spouse seeking a divorce must allege that the marriage has “broken down irretrievably” for a periodRead More

Starting Later This Year, Getting a Divorce will get Easier in New York

September 20, 2010 at 5:57 pm 0 comments

Earlier this year, New York became the last state to allow no-fault divorces.  Prior to this law, spouses who disagreed on the terms of a divorce couldn’t be divorced unless one spouse proved the other was guilty of cruelty, abandonment or adultery.  With the passage of this law spouses willRead More