In New York City, divorce rate
is moderate. It is 3.0% per 1,000 of the total population.
New York State has both no-fault
and fault grounds for divorce. Most of divorces are granted on fault
grounds. If you are seeking a fault divorce, you will be required to show the court with existing fault upon which divorce is to be given or obtained. New York State is contemplating family laws and the existing laws are subjected to changes.
In New York divorce is preferred over annulment. There are various reasons for which annulment is not the option. Basically annulment requires a high degree of evidence and verification and sometimes other witnesses are also asked to provide confirmative evidence in order to prove it right. Making it a complex process, which divorce is not. Therefore people usually opt for divorce.
Although you can represent yourself in the proceeding of divorce, but the laws are so difficult and complex that you may miss out any step. Therefore it is advised to take a professional and reliable lawyer who can help you towards the legal ending of your dissolution process. For professional information regarding divorce and annulment
, consult a divorce attorney
or divorce lawyer in your state.