Grounds for Divorce in New York
Currently, these are accepted grounds for divorce in New York State:
Cruel and inhuman treatment
Abandonment for one year or more
Imprisonment for more than three years
A separation judgment followed by both parties for at least one year
Divorce Lawyer Serving Long Island, New York
Contact a Long Island divorce lawyer today if you are considering suing your spouse for divorce or if you have been served divorce papers. Even if you and your spouse are in agreement about getting a divorce, you must have grounds to file. This may be established through the execution of a separation agreement, if you and your spouse are separated for at least one year.
Our legal team of divorce attorneys has been representing clients in divorce actions throughout Suffolk County and Nassau County, New York for over 30 years. With her assistance, you have the opportunity to resolve sensitive issues such as child custody,
spousal maintenance and
property division. Even in a serious contested divorce action where you and your spouse cannot come to an agreement about any of these issues, we understand how to assert your rights and protect your interests in these matters in order to help you reach the best outcome possible.
By providing each and every client with the personalized attention and service that their case needs, our divorce lawyers are able to create legal strategies that address our clients’ particular issues and help them reach the resolution they are hoping for. Whatever your grounds for divorce may be, our staff wants to help.
Contact a Nassau and Suffolk County divorce lawyer today for assistance in establishing your grounds for divorce and for legal representation through the life of your case.