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An introduction to the<br />New “No-Fault Divorce” Law in New York State<br />By Ellen S. Ross<br />Attorney at Law<br />J...
New grounds for divorce in New  York <br />Legislation creates a new cause of action for divorce and also adds<br />presum...
Changes in the Divorce Lawin New York State<br />Effective in October, 2010:<br />
Irretrievable breakdown of the marriage<br />Law Office of Ellen S. Ross, Johnstown, New York<br />
Before divorce can be granted<br />Law Office of Ellen S. Ross, Johnstown, New York<br />
Child custody and visitation<br />Law Office of Ellen S. Ross, Johnstown, New York<br />
In any action for divorce<br />The spouse with the lower income is presumed to be entitled to an award of spousal maintena...
In any action for divorce<br />Spousal maintenance is calculated by a formula, like child support.<br />Law Office of Elle...
In any action for divorce<br />The spouse with the lower income is presumed to be entitled to an award of counsel fees, to...
In any action for divorce<br />These changes apply to all actions started after the effective date, even those based on fa...
Law Office of Ellen S. Ross, Johnstown, New York<br />
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No-fault divorce is coming to New York State in October 2010

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    1. 1. An introduction to the<br />New “No-Fault Divorce” Law in New York State<br />By Ellen S. Ross<br />Attorney at Law<br />Johnstown, N.Y.<br />
    2. 2. New grounds for divorce in New York <br />Legislation creates a new cause of action for divorce and also adds<br />presumption in favor of temporary orders of spousal maintenance and counsel fees<br />Law Office of Ellen S. Ross, Johnstown, New York<br />
    3. 3. Changes in the Divorce Lawin New York State<br />Effective in October, 2010:<br />
    4. 4. Irretrievable breakdown of the marriage<br />Law Office of Ellen S. Ross, Johnstown, New York<br />
    5. 5. Before divorce can be granted<br />Law Office of Ellen S. Ross, Johnstown, New York<br />
    6. 6. Child custody and visitation<br />Law Office of Ellen S. Ross, Johnstown, New York<br />
    7. 7. In any action for divorce<br />The spouse with the lower income is presumed to be entitled to an award of spousal maintenance.<br />Law Office of Ellen S. Ross, Johnstown, New York<br />
    8. 8. In any action for divorce<br />Spousal maintenance is calculated by a formula, like child support.<br />Law Office of Ellen S. Ross, Johnstown, New York<br />
    9. 9. In any action for divorce<br />The spouse with the lower income is presumed to be entitled to an award of counsel fees, to be paid by the spouse with the higher income.<br />Law Office of Ellen S. Ross, Johnstown, New York<br />
    10. 10. In any action for divorce<br />These changes apply to all actions started after the effective date, even those based on fault grounds.<br />Law Office of Ellen S. Ross, Johnstown, New York<br />
    11. 11. Law Office of Ellen S. Ross, Johnstown, New York<br />
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