How Do Grounds for Divorce Work in NYS?

  • The Grounds for Divorce is the basis for the granting of the actual Divorce, and those Grounds are contained in New York statutes
  • The Fault basis for Divorce includes abandonment, cruel and inhuman treatment, and adultery
  • The No Fault basis simply requires the sworn statement of one spouse that the marriage has irretrievably broken down for a period of 6 months or longer

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This informational video was provided by Jean Mahserjian, an experienced New York No-Fault Divorce Lawyer.

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