August 27, 2010

New York Legislature Passes No Fault Divorce Law

On August 15, 2010 Governor David Paterson signed no fault marriage into law in New York State.  After decades of debate, New York State finally has a no-fault divorce option that allows spouses to terminate their marriages within six months of stating under oath their unions are “irretrievably” broken.  Paterson said that the no-fault law, A9753/S3890, will bring the state’s divorce laws into the “twenty-first century” when the new law takes effect October 12, 2010.  […]