Use this form to start your divorce case. Please answer all the questions below.
      If you require assistance with the completion of this form and wish to speak to a representative,
                                           
please contact APS directly at 646-537-2534.
Please enter one (1) of the Grounds for Divorce
(listed below), that you qualify for (i.e. No-Fault):   

No-Fault: Easiest & Simplest! (the relationship has broken
down irretrievably for
at least 6 months)

Abandonment: (you have not lived together for at least 1
year)

Sexual Abandonment: (you have not had sex with your
spouse for at least a year)

Separation Agreement: (you have lived apart for at least
one year pursuant to (a)
a judgment of separation or (b) a
written & filed separation agreement)

Imprisonment: (your spouse has been imprisoned for at
least three [3] consecutive years after you were married)

Adultery: (you will need the testimony of a witness to the
adultery EVEN with your spouse's admission, and only if it has
been less than 5 years since you found out)

Cruel & Inhuman Treatment: (your spouse treated you
so badly that it endangered your physical or mental health. You
will need to specify exact dates, places and details of the cruel
& inhuman treatment)  
Please enter one (1) of the Residency
Requirements
(listed below), that you qualify for
(i.e. Choice 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6)
:

1)
Plaintiff has been a resident of New York for a
continuous period of at least two years immediately
preceding filing for divorce.

2) Defendant has been a resident of New York for a
continuous period of at least two years immediately
preceding filing for divorce.

3) The grounds for divorce occurred in New York, and
both parties were residents of New York at the time of
filing for divorce.

4) Both spouses were married in New York as husband
and wife, and either spouse is and has been a resident
of New York for a continuous period of one year
immediately preceding the divorce action.

5) Both spouses have resided in New York as husband
and wife, and either spouse is a resident of New York
when the action commenced, and has been a resident
of New York for a continuous period of a year
immediately preceding the action.

6) The grounds for divorce occurred in New York, and
either spouse has been a resident of New York for a
continuous period of one year before filing for divorce.
Have you been married for over six (6) months (if
NO, then you do not qualify)
: Yes or No
Who is going to be the Plaintiff (initiating the
divorce
): Husband or Wife
Husband’s Full Married Name as it appears on the
Marriage Certificate
:
Husband’s full residential mailing address:
(please do not provide a PO Box address)
Wife’s Full Married Name as it appears on the
Marriage Certificate
:

Very Important Note: If Wife's name is different on
their
PHOTO ID, please provide this name as well.

This means you will be providing (2) names - wife's
MARRIED NAME
AND wife's name on their PHOTO
ID
. If you don't know the info., please don't submit form.
Maiden Name (i.e. Wife's last name only prior to
marriage) ***Please do not provide the wife's full
name, just the
last name only.***
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Wife’s full residential mailing address: (please do
not provide a PO Box address)
Was the marriage Civil or Religious (not both):
Note: Religious is defined as a "Jewish" marriage. If
your marriage
was not Jewish, insert CIVIL
Are there any Children of the marriage under 21
years old:
Yes or No
If Yes, how many Child(ren) involved and who has
to pay child support
: Father or Mother

Note: Child support is "mandatory" in a divorce, as
explained
here.
Are there any Property between you and your
spouse
: Yes or No
Are you or your spouse asking for an award of
Maintenance?  Yes  or  No
 
Note: "Maintenance” (spousal support) means the
amount to be paid to the other spouse for support
after the divorce is final.
Will your spouse sign the divorce papers: Yes or No
What is the Plaintiff’s contact phone # to put on the
documents (
this is the person initiating the
divorce
):
What is the Plaintiff's e-mail address (this is the
person initiating the divorce
):
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If there is a Child or Children involved, please answer the following (3) questions
below
:
Has either spouse been a party in an Order of
Protection: Yes
or No

Note: If Yes, list all Family/Criminal Court Docket #’s
and Counties, Supreme Court Index #’s and Counties.
Has either spouse been a party in a Child
Abuse/Neglect Proceeding: Yes
or No

Note: If Yes, list all Family Court Docket #’s and
Counties.
Is either spouse registered under New York State’s
Sex Offender Registration Act: Yes
or No

Note: If Yes, list all names under which either spouse is
registered.
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