Divorce in New York

Here are the essential resources you'll need when filing for divorce in New York. Find a NY divorce attorney to handle the legal issues, read through the appropriate divorce statutes to know how the process works, access legal forms, calculate the approximate child support, and more. You'll also be able to look up support services which can help you get through the divorce and rebuild your life afterwards.

New York Divorce Law Summary

New York State Domestic Relations Laws

NY Divorce Attorney Locator

Barbera & McElhone
428 Route 25A
Miller Place, NY 11764
Phone: 631-473-5100

Brian D. Perskin & Associates, P.C.
Brian D. Perskin
Counties served: Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Queens, and Suffolk
44 Court Street, Suite 1210
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: (718) 875-7584
Fax: (718) 509-1378

Brian D. Perskin & Associates is a matrimonial and family law firm representing New Yorkers throughout the five boroughs and Long Island. Our team of knowledgeable attorneys has a collective 50+ years of experience litigating complex divorce, child custody and support cases, as well as uncontested matters and pre- and post-nuptial agreements.

Divorce Attorneys of NYC
211 E 42nd St
New York, NY 10168
Counties served: New York, Queens, and Kings
Phone: (646)358-4976

We have over 20 years of experience representing clients with high net worth divorce and family law matters at our offices in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

Myburgh Law P.C.
Albie Myburgh
Counties served: New York, Queens, and Kings
570 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY
Phone: (646) 380-0130

We are an experienced divorce and family law firm providing services to LGBT, international and high-net worth individuals and/or families in all five NY City boroughs. Albie Myburgh has practiced law for the past 25 years, working hard to resolve every case he handles in an efficient and successful manner.

Provda Law Firm
Bruce Provda, Esq.
Counties served: New York, Kings, Queens, Richmond, Nassau, and Suffolk
40 Wall Street, 11 Fl
New York, NY 10005
Phone: (212) 671-0936

With over 40 years of experienced, Bruce Provda is one of the most experienced divorce attorneys in NY. Bruce also covers any family law issue, i.e. child custody (including interstate abduction), child support, marital property division, and domestic violence.

Law Office of Ellen S. Ross
105 North Perry Street
Johnstown, NY 12095
Phone: 518-736-1146

Law Office of Vivien I. Stark
Vivien Stark
Counties served: Bronx, Kings, NY, Queens, and Richmond County
370 Lexington Avenue, Suite 901
New York, NY 10017
Phone: (212) 349-1600
Fax: (212) 349-1601

At the Law Office of Vivien I. Stark, we have over 25 years of experience handling complex divorce, custody, and family law cases.  We believe in providing personal attention to each and every client and provide the much needed support through this often confusing and difficult situation.

Law Offices of Elan Wurtzel
527 Old Country Rd
Plainview, NY 11803
Areas Served: Suffolk and Westchester County
Phone: (516) 822-7866

Need a Divorce Lawyer? Find qualified, pre-screened, local attorneys willing to handle your case. It doesn't cost anything to submit and your information is kept confidential.

Collaborative Divorce Attorneys

Rachel Fishman Green
120 Garfield Place Suite A-6
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Counties served: Kings
Phone: 718-965-9236
Fax: 718-965-9236

Rachel Fishman Green, Esq. is a collaborative law attorney and a mediator.  She began ReSolutions in 1995. Rachel believes passionately in the work she does.  Her goal is always to try to understand both of the spouses, whether working as a mediator or as a collaborative attorney, so that she can help them to brainstorm the best possible solution to the problems and challenges arising out of their separation. She is a works within the understanding model of mediation, and has been heavily influenced as well by transformative principles.  Her goal always is to help people in conflict to come to a fuller understanding of themselves and the other, so that the resolution to their problem will become clear.

Uncontested Divorce & Family Law Agreements

NY Uncontested Divorce Lawyer
The Law Office of David Centeno, PLLC
30 Waterside Plaza, Suite 36J
New York, NY 10010
Area served: All Counties in New York State
Phone: (866) 830-2064

Process Servers

Island Process Service
1614 5th Ave
Bay Shore, NY 11706
Area served: Suffolk & Nassau counties
Phone: (631) 647-7663
Fax: (631) 883-6969

Island Process Service is a legal process serving company in Bay Shore, NY. We provide document delivery and court filing services for pro se litigants and law firms across Long Island. Our experienced process server will serve your legal papers with speed, accuracy and discretion.

Actions for divorce, summonses, notices, orders to show cause and other family court documents are our specialty. Our process server is available to speak by phone or by email to answer questions before you send documents for service. See our rates online or call for a quote.

Supervised Visitation Services

Supervision Services
P.O. Box 20564
NY, NY 10009

Supervision Services provides supervised visitation services whether such visitation is ordered by the court, child protective services, or requested by the parents. With extensive experience in all areas of child-focused social work, Supervision Services strives to protect the child's well-being in situations of restricted visitation, following the guidelines of Supervision Services and the Supervised Visitation Network.

Supervised visitation services are offered throughout the NYC area and the Westchester area, and Breathalyzer and instant drug testing are also available upon request.

Certified Divorce Financial Analysts

Maria T. Carrara, CPA, CDFA
Bellport Lane
Bellport, NY 11713
Area served: Suffolk and Nassau county
Phone: (516) 443-3204

Divorce Form Assistance

Get completed divorce papers without having to retain an attorney! By answering the intuitive series of questions, this online service helps prepare divorce papers that are unique for your situation. Your final paperwork will be completed correctly and you'll get detailed filing instructions. This is the simplest way to do your own divorce, with the added benefit of "Real Person" customer service and access to various e-books and products to help with your divorce. Start your NY divorce today.

Accountants / Financial Planners

John Mikhael - Financial Consultant
Valic Financial Advisors

70 Pine St.
NY, NY 10270

QDRO Preparation

Custom QDRO Documents - When dividing retirement assets, a well-crafted QDRO is a must. To insure your paperwork is done right, use is the premier services of QdroDesk™.

Divorce Support Groups

Adrienne Resnick Divorce Groups
Host: Prof. Adrienne Resnick NYU, LCSW-R, ACSW
239 North Broadway
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
Area served: Westchester county
Phone: (914) 633-3389

My weekly Divorce Support Group will help you save time, money, emotional pain and put you on the road to a new life. With time and as trust develops, members will help and support each other with feelings of rejection, sadness, pain and betrayal. Practical issues will be addressed as well, such as legal aspects of divorce, how to survive financially, explaining divorce to your child, and how to deal with your ex-husband effectively. As you begin to rebuild your life to a new level of fulfillment, your self-esteem will start to soar.

Separation and Divorce Support Group Meetings
1010 Northern Blvd. (near the corner of Community Drive)
Great Neck, NY
Please RSVP at 516-773-8300 or Sharyn@lawjaw.com

This no-cost group offers legal and emotional support during the turbulent times of separation and divorce. Each week will have a specific topic as well as an open discussion period. Facilitator: Jacqueline Harounian, Esq. from Wisselman, Harounian & Associates, P.C.

Sid Jacobson JCC
Divorce/Separation Support Group
300 Forest Drive
East Hills, NY 11548
Phone: 516-484-1545 ext. 196

This is an intimate support group for those experiencing the challenges and changes that can come with divorce and separation. Support groups run in 8 session cycles year-round. Groups are led by a caring licensed social worker.

The Counseling Center
180 Pondfield Rd
Bronxville, NY 10708
Phone: (914) 793-3388

The Counseling Center provides child & family counseling, couples counseling, and pastoral guidance for Westchester County residents.

Domestic Abuse Advocates

NY State Coalition Against Domestic Violence

You can search for local domestic violence programs in NY by visiting the site above and choosing "If You Need Help".

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