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Divorces up since New York adopted no-fault law

2011 saw 49,785 uncontested filings

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Since New York’s no-fault divorce law went into effect in October 2010, none of the divorces handled by attorney Barb King have been contested. King, who practices family and matrimonial law at Albany-based Tully Rinckey, handles between 50 and 75 divorces each year. Now that spouses can divorce more easily, without citing reasons such as adultery and cruel and inhuman treatment for dissolving a marriage, more couples are choosing to part ways. “I’m seeing a ...


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wmarincic
March 24, 2013
11:36 a.m.

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In mine and my parents and grandparents lifetimes we worked through our problems and became stronger as a married couple. We now live in a disposable world, everything we have is meant to be temporary, including marriage and pregnancy.

SchenectadyScott
March 24, 2013
3:17 p.m.

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Amen wmarincic!

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