New York Divorce Tip: Get Outside Support

Divorce is a really challenging process. One of the best things you can do to maximize the value of your relationship with your lawyer is to know your relationship’s limitations.

New York Uncontested Divorce vs. Contested Divorce

There are two types of divorces in New York: uncontested divorces and contested divorces. The differences between them tend to create a fair amount of confusion among people going through the divorce process, and this article will attempt to bring some clarity to the subject.

New York Divorce Tip: Process vs. Substance

How does divorce work in New York? It’s a good question, and one that I hear a lot. If you’re going through a divorce, or contemplating one, there are two distinct categories of divorce-related information that you’ll want to understand.

New York Divorce: Is Settlement Possible?

There are two ways of resolving the financial and parenting issues that you and your spouse must address in a divorce: (i) you can reach a mutual agreement about them or (ii) a judge can make decisions for you.

Ways to Get Divorced in New York

Because the divorce process you choose will have a significant impact on your experience of your divorce, and potentially on the final outcome of your settlement, you want to choose wisely for your particular situation.

Do I Need a Lawyer to Get Divorced in New York?

Technically, there’s no legal requirement that you be represented by a lawyer in order to get divorced. However, whether or not you should work with a lawyer is a different question.

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