Divorce in New York

By WomansDivorce.com 

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 Attorneys

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

James 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.

Bruce Provda, Esq.
745 Fifth Avenue, Suite 500
New York, NY 10151
Phone: 212-321-0741

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
Counties served: Bronx, Kings, NY, Queens, and Richmond County
370 Lexington Avenue, Suite 901
New York, NY 10017
Phone: (212) 349-1600

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

Need a Family 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

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.

Process Servers

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

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.

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.

Divorce Financial Advisors

Divorce Financial Group
Darryl Wood (Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, CPA, MBA)
200 High Point Drive, No 104 
Hartsdale, New York, 10530
Area served: Westchester, New York City
Phone: (914) 598-7788

Divorce is stressful and extremely complex with massive financial implications. After going through my own divorce, I realized the huge need to have a highly qualified and experienced financial expert on your team. I have over 25 years of financial services and advisory experience at Ernst & Young, UBS and HSBC and have the specialized knowledge and experience in financial and tax issues related to divorce. I work closely with you and your attorney to help address and explain the complexities, navigate you through the unique financial and tax issues and ultimately create the best outcome that works for you.

John Mikhael - Financial Consultant
WealthEdge Advisors

99 Park Ave, Suite# 1920 
NY, NY 10016

Supervised Visitation Services

Supervision Services
Carlos Malave MPA, LMSW, SIFI
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.

Jewelry Appraiser / Designer

Rejewelvenated Designs 
Jennifer Vichinsky - GIA Jewelry Designer/Gemologist/Appraiser
Serving: NYC Boroughs & Long Island
Phone: 516-527-7410

It's TIME to TREAT YOURSELF & FIND JOY! Imagine an expert Jeweler/Designer coming to you, to help you re-write the story of the jewelry after your divorce, so that you can wear and enjoy it while increasing its value. We REPURPOSE JEWELRY because we believe in SAVING YOU MONEY while making new and beautiful pieces for the woman YOU ARE NOW!

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 Counseling

Victoria McCooey
734 Franklin Ave., Suite 402
Garden City, NY 11530
Area served: Nassau, Suffolk, New York, Kings, Queens, Westchester
Phone: (516) 449-4311

A one-on-one coaching program that guides you, step by step, to eliminating the pain and fear, increasing your knowledge and confidence, and discovering a magnificent new life. The program focuses solely on women and their unique perspectives and challenges during divorce. Over the course of the program, you will learn how to dig yourself out of the overwhelm, increase your stamina, clarify your financial snapshot, manage your money, communicate effectively with your lawyer, navigate the legal system, handle a combative spouse, co-parent gracefully, make your voice heard and embrace the next phase of your life.

Journey Beyond Divorce
Karen McMahon

2896A Clark Ave
Oceanside, NY 11572
Area served: New York, Kings, Queens, Nassau, Suffolk, Bronx, Westchester, Bronx, Richmond, Rockland, Putnam, Orange
Phone: (516) 992-0828

Journey Beyond Divorce was created after witnessing firsthand how ineffectual and limited traditional divorce therapy can be. Founded in 2010 by IPEC & ICF certified divorce coach Karen McMahon; Karen and her team of certified divorce counselors provide women curated, holistic guidance in the three primary areas of divorce (legal, financial and emotional), before, during and after the divorce process. JBD currently offers separation, divorce, and relationship coaching services in New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey, as well as remote locations across the U.S.

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.

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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