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                                                                             IMPRISONMENT

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An action for divorce may be maintained where the Defendant is imprisoned for a period of at least three consecutive years. The
imprisonment must have commenced
after the date of the marriage and the Defendant must still be in prison when this divorce
is commenced.

There is a "
five (5) year time limit to start the action", beginning from the time of the completion of the third year of
imprisonment.


NOTE:   All information referenced above and/or duplicated within this page, is directly from the New York State Unified
           
    Court System booklet (and described in the New York Domestic Relations Law §170).

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