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.
New York Divorce Basics
Are you thinking about getting a divorce? Get started here to learn the laws, rules and what you should consider when getting a divorce in New York.
New York Grounds for Divorce
Are you wondering if you can get a divorce? New York (finally) recognizes both fault and no-fault grounds for divorce.
New York Family Law Rules and Resources
Looking for New York’s rules on marriage, divorce, child custody, and child support? Want to find New York’s state court forms and instructions and local court websites? Here’s where to start.