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New York No-Fault Divorce: Do Affairs Matter Anymore?

In 2010, New York became the last state in the country to include irretrievable breakdown of the marriage relationship as a reason for divorce. This no-fault clause allows one member of the couple to swear to the breakdown of the relationship for a period of at least six months to initiate the divorce process. Prior…

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New York Divorce Grounds

New York was the last state in the nation to pass an amendment allowing no-fault grounds as an option for divorce.  Prior to October 11, 2010, spouses had to file for divorce using fault grounds in New York.  Fault grounds still remain an option, albeit it unpopular, for divorce today and include the following six…

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