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Divorce in New York

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In order to register the petition for Divorce in New York, the complainer should be a resident of that particular state for at least 6 months.

The easiest process by which spouses can use a certain legal system is by meeting the necessary residency criteria.

It is typically only a partner’s concern who has very recently shifted or is thinking to go away in the near future.

The petition for divorce is the primary document registered with the New York court.

The complainer will urge the court to end the marriage under specific reasons.

The judiciary may dissolve the bonding of marriage on the basis of any of the below mentioned grounds:

  • The brutal and barbaric nature.
  • Desertion for one or more years.
  • Extramarital sex life.
  • Staying separately and away from each other for a time period of at least 12 months.

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