Read up on divorce in New York, child custody & support, alimony, property division and more.
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Learn about divorce and family law in New York. Questions about child custody,
division of property, or the divorce process? Find useful information
Every state has different requirements in terms of how to complete a divorce, but all require a judge to review and approve the divorce settlement or, if the spouses can't agree to a settlement, decide how property will be divided and how parenting time will be shared.
Getting divorced is challenging in many ways, not the least of which is trying to find your way around the legal process.
If you're going through a divorce, you have to make decisions about how to divide the property and the debts.
Divorce is not the only option to separate from your spouse. Learn alternative methods for divorce.
Alimony, spousal support, and maintenance are all words for the same thing: one spouse paying support to the other after a divorce.
For divorcing parents, there are a lot of questions regarding child custody. Find the answers here.
States have specific guidelines designed for divorcing parents to continue providing basic financial support for children.
New York Family Law Rules