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What Are the Grounds for Filing for Divorce in New York?

When filing your Complaint for Divorce, you must include the grounds upon which you are seeking that divorce. These grounds may or may not indicate fault on the part of your spouse. The grounds for divorce in New York are as follows: Cruel and inhumane treatment: One spouse may allege that the conduct of the… Read More »

How Long Do You Need to Live in New York Before Filing for Divorce?

New York, like all other states, has established requirements that anyone who wishes to file for divorce in the state must fulfill for the divorce to be allowed. One example of those requirements is residency requirements — the amount of time a person or couple must have resided in the state before being able to… Read More »

How to Start a Divorce Case in New York

Are you wondering what you need to do to get your divorce case started in New York? Your first step will be to purchase an index number at your County Clerk’s Office. Then, you will file a Summons with Notice or a Summons and Verified Complaint, in which you will provide the reasons you are… Read More »