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With 123DivorceMe you complete ALL the required New York specific forms and Marital Settlement Agreement online yourself without the cost of a lawyer. In less than 1 hour you can have your completed divorce forms ready for signing, addressing property/debt division, custody, support, name changes, and more. Instantly print your completed paperwork from your own computer, sign, and file for divorce today.
Residency Requirements: 2 years (only 1 year if marriage took place in New York)
Where to File: County in which the Plaintiff or Defendant resides
No-Fault Grounds: Living Separate and Apart
Filing Spouse: Plaintiff
Non-Filing Spouse: Defendant
Court Title: Supreme Court of the State of New York, ( ) County
Waiting Period to Re-Marry: None
You or your spouse must meet the New York residency requirements for the Supreme Court to have jurisdiction of your case. The requirements before filing your Verified Complaint (the document that initiates your divorce) are as follows:
Either the husband or the wife must be a resident of the state for 1 year prior to the action is commenced.
In order to use this service, you and your spouse must agree (or eventually agree) on getting the divorce. Your spouse's participation is minimal, being he or she will only have to sign a few documents and return them to you for filing with the court.
The most common "uncontested" grounds for divorce in New York are:
1. The husband and wife have lived apart pursuant to a decree or
judgment of separation for a period of one or more years after the
granting of such decree or judgment, and satisfactory proof has been
submitted by the plaintiff that he or she has substantially performed
all the terms and conditions of such decree or judgment.
2. The husband and wife have lived separate and apart pursuant to a
written agreement of separation, subscribed by the parties thereto and
acknowledged or proved in the form required to entitle a deed to be
recorded, for a period of one or more years after the execution of such
agreement and satisfactory proof has been submitted by the plaintiff
that he or she has substantially performed all the terms and conditions
of such agreement.
All of your documents will be current according to New York statutes and will address over 100 issues. A few of these issues are; assets, property, current debts, future debts, insurances, retirement and pension accounts, spousal support/alimony, real estate, small businesses, tax filings, name changes, and professional fees. If you have children, our service will also address physical and legal custody arrangements, visitation schedules, child support, and health and medical coverage.
If you desire, you can visit the New York State Website for more information about New York divorce laws.
Our service will utilize the most effective procedures in which to get an uncontested divorce. By applying these simplified rules permitted by your local court, your divorce will be simple and affordable. These court rules are as follows:
A summary divorce may be granted in New York if: (1) the spouses lived apart for 1 year according to the terms of a separation decree or a separation agreement and (2) satisfactory proof is submitted to the court that the spouse seeking the divorce has substantially performed all the terms and conditions of the separation decree or separation agreement.
Marital Settlement Agreement
Schedule for Visitation of Minor Children
Sworn Statement of Removal of Barriers to Remarriage
Affirmation of Regularity
Affidavit for Defendant in Divorce Action
Child Support Worksheet
Child Support Chart
Qualifed Medical Support Order
Declaration Under the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act
Note of Issue
Notice of Settlement
Findings of Fact/Conclusions of Law
Judgment of Divorce
Request for Judicial Intervention
Notice of Entry
Child Support Summary Form
New York State Case Registry Form
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