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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

NY Divorces Up 12% Since No-Fault Introduced

From the Business Review:

Attorneys have seen early signs of the impact of “no-fault” divorce. Last fall, New York became the last state to approve that avenue for ending a marriage.


Divorce filings rose 12 percent in the first seven full months the laws were in effect, compared with the same time period before, according to state court data.

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Adopting 'no-fault' as a grounds for divorce makes getting a divorce much easier. Naturally we should expect New York's divorce rates to rise.

Posted by: Oklahoma City Divorce Attorney | Jul 26, 2011 2:04:59 PM

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