As a dedicated New York Divorce Attorney, I am often asked how one can obtain a judgement of divorce as a non resident.
- While a residency requirement must be met in order to obtain a judgment of divorce, the filing party need not be a current resident of New York.
- If the marriage took place in New York, the residency requirement is satisfied if one spouse has resided here for at least one continuous year prior to the divorce.
- If one spouse has resided here for a continuous period of two years prior to the divorce – irrespective of where the marriage occurred – the residency requirement is met.
Are you looking to get a divorce but you just moved to NY? Contact experienced New York Divorce Attorney Katrin Falco for guidance.