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LEONARD M.WEINER, ESQ, Ph.D.
DIVORCE SOLUTIONS
206 East 38th Street
New York, N.Y. 10016
(212) 370-1660

WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO GET A DIVORCE - JURISDICTION, GROUNDS

Question #76:


I am currently living in Virginia but my home of record is New York. If I got married in the State of Virginia could I get a divorce under New York law? If I can is there any criteria that I would have to meet to do so?


Answer:



Answer:


In order to file for divorce in New York, at least one of you must be a resident of New York for at least one year and the grounds upon which you are divorcing took place in New York, both of you are residents of New York for at least one year, or one of you as a resident of New York for at least two years.


If you would like to discuss mediating your divorce, please call may at 212-370-1660 to discuss the matter at greater length.


Leonard M. Weiner, Esq./Divorce Solutions
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