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If only one spouse resides in New York at the time of filing the divorce, the residency requirement is two years. However, the requirement is reduced to one year if:
In addition, there is no residency time limit requirement if both of the spouses were residents of New York at the time of filing the divorce and the grounds for divorce arose in New York. The divorce may be filed for in a county where either spouse resides. [Consolidated Laws of New York Annotated; Domestic Relations Law, Article 13, Sections 230 - 231 and New York Civil Practice Laws and Rules; Rule 503].
There are mainly two reasons of divorce in New York those are fault and general. In order to file for divorce in New York, the proper grounds must be established. Both spouses are involved in establishing these grounds, and both must substantiate and agree upon these, unless the divorcing spouse is trying to prove otherwise to the court.
No-fault reasons for divorce in New York include:
General reasons for divorce in New York include:
Joint or sole child custody is to be determined according to the best interests of the child. Neither parent is entitled to a preference. There are no factors specified in the statute. [Consolidated Laws of New York Annotated; Domestic Relations Law, Article 13, Section 240 and New York Case Law].
New York is an “equitable distribution” state. Separate property, including property acquired before a marriage and any gifts or inheritances whenever acquired, is to remain with the spouse who owns it. Separate property also includes any increase in value or property acquired in exchange for separate property. Marital property acquired during the marriage will be equitably divided between the spouses, based on the following factors:
Either spouse may be awarded maintenance, without regard to marital fault, based on a consideration of the following factors:
Health insurance coverage may be ordered to be provided. Marital misconduct of either parent is not to be considered. There are specific Child Support Guidelines in the statute and which are presumed to be correct, unless there is a showing that the amount of support would be unjust or inappropriate. The factors to be considered are:
There are no legal provisions in New York for divorce mediation.START Your Divorce Process Now!
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