New York Divorce Explained

New York divorce law can be confusing and appear overwhelming. This is especially true for anyone dealing with the multitude of issues surrounding the New York divorce process. Divorce is difficult emotionally even in “simple” divorce cases. We do our best to simplify the law and provide accurate information to assist you in understanding the divorce laws and processes in New York.

There are many ways to segment New York divorce information. But, based on our experience we find that people generally have questions about the actual divorce process, the laws, forms and documents, and the actual petition that begins a New York divorce.

For example, the New York Divorce Process contains specific information about division of property, child support, child timesharing, alimony and other matters.

We have divided the information into the following categories and you can choose any category to get additional information on same:

  1. New York Divorce Process get information about how the process works, dividing property, child support, child custody, alimony, and similar matters.
  2. New York Divorce Laws review the actual New York statues as they relate to family law, divorce, child support, child custody, division of property and debts, and alimony.
  3. New York Divorce Forms in this section you can review different forms and documents common in uncontested divorce in New York. This section also provides information about temporary orders, and documents needed to transfer property after a divorce is finalized.
  4. New York Divorce Records here you can get information about how to request New York divorce records.
  5. New York Petition for Divorce get information about the petition and related documents needed to begin a New York divorce case.