How to file for divorce in New York
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How to file for divorce in New York with forms by Brette McWhorter Sember

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Published by Sphinx Pub. in Naperville, IL .
Written in English



  • New York (State)


  • Divorce -- Law and legislation -- New York (State) -- Popular works.,
  • Divorce -- Law and legislation -- New York (State) -- Forms.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementBrette McWhorter Sember, Edward A. Haman.
GenrePopular works., Forms.
SeriesSelf-help law kit with forms
ContributionsHaman, Edward A.
LC ClassificationsKFN5126.Z9 S46 1999, 1570711844 (pbk.)
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 284 p. :
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL377187M
LC Control Number98039177

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: xiv, pages: forms ; 28 cm. Series Title: Legal survival guides. Divorce Packet Instructions. Your download should start automatically in a few seconds. If doesn't start please click the link below. To get a divorce in New York, you or your spouse must meet at least one of these residency requirements: You or your spouse has lived in New York for at least two years prior to filing for divorce. You or your spouse has lived in New York for at least one year prior to filing for divorce.   Where to File. File the papers with the County Clerk's Office. The County Clerk's Office is where the court fees are paid and where the case files in the county are kept for the Supreme Court. You may be able to file the papers over the internet using NYSCEF, the New York State Courts Electronic Filing system. Check to see if you can do this on the e-filing County List. The Filing Fee. An index .

A divorce can be one of the most painful and expensive experiences of your life. Whether you use a lawyer or not, protect yourself by getting all the information you need about New York divorce law and your legal rights. File for Divorce in New York simplifies and explains everything you need to know to work with an attorney or handle your case on your own. Whether you are planning to file for. To get a no-fault divorce in New York, you need to state in the Complaint for Divorce one of the following: “The parties have lived separate and apart for at least 1 year under a written agreement of separation, which is signed by the parties and notarized.”.   The Supreme Court of the State of New York handles all divorce cases. You file paperwork with the Clerk of the County Court located at 60 Centre Street. If you are planning to represent yourself in an uncontested divorce, you can use the Supreme Court Uncontested Divorce DIY Program. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: ix, pages: forms ; 28 cm. Series Title: Self-help law kit with forms.

  New York is perhaps the world capital of messy divorces, and divorce tends to be especially costly and complicated in New are the basics of what you need to know. 1. Difficult residency laws. New York has some of the longest residency requirements in the country.. Either you or your spouse has to live in the state for two years before starting a divorce proceeding. If you need a copy of the actual Judgment of Divorce you need to contact the New York county court where the divorce was originally filed and finalized. The Vital Records of New York State Department of Health only provides copies of divorce certificates, which is a summary of the divorce only. Filing for Divorce by Publication in New York If the search is fruitless, the Petitioner files a Notice of Motion for Alternative Service, which requests the court approve either nail and mail or service by publication, and a Request for Judicial Intervention, which is .   Couples can file jointly or individually for a no fault divorce in New York on the grounds of a marital breakdown that has lasted six months or longer. No allegations of wrongdoing are required for this to advance. Steps in the divorce process. After one person files for divorce in New York, their partner will be served with notice.