Uncontested Divorce

Uncontested Divorce Lawyer New York


If you are attempting to obtain a no fault divorce you need the guidance of an experienced uncontested divorce attorney or uncontested divorce lawyer who can help you navigate the process with the best possible outcome for you and your family.


What is an uncontested divorce? This is a question many people have when they first begin the process of hiring a family law attorney or divorce attorney. In the event you and your spouse can agree to the terms of dissolution of your marriage, an uncontested divorce may be right for you.


  • First – The grounds for the no-fault divorce must be agreed upon by you and your spouse. Any one of the following are acceptable grounds for filing for a no contest divorce:
  • “No-Fault”- an irretrievable and permanent breakdown of the marriage has occurred for at least six months;
  • Separation Agreement- you and your spouse have lived separate and apart pursuant to a written Separation Agreement for a period of not less than one year and that written Separation Agreement has been reduced to a Judgment and properly filed;
  • Constructive Abandonment- commonly referred to as the lack of having sexual relations with your spouse for a period of one year;
  • Abandonment;
  • Adultery;
  • Imprisonment;
  • Cruel and Inhumane treatment.
  • Second, agreement must be reached regarding the following:
  • Custody and child support if children are involved;
  • Distribution of marital property and assets such as, homes and other real property, pensions, retirement accounts, 401k’s, bank accounts, investment accounts other personal property.
  • Spousal support (commonly referred to as “alimony”) if any.


Divorce Lawyer for Uncontested Divorces


Additionally, one or both spouses must have resided in New York State for at least one year, including Long Island, Suffolk County, Nassau County, Huntington NY
It should be noted that it is not uncommon for divorces to start as “uncontested” and eventually conclude as contested divorces. It should also be noted that Attorney, Scott A. Felicetti will only represent one party to any uncontested divorce. This is to insure and maintain the utmost ethical standards.


If you believe you have the possibility to conclude your marriage through an uncontested divorce contact attorney, Scott A. Felicetti to discuss this alternative. We are prepared to help you with every aspect of your case. We are experienced and fully knowledgeable of the laws involving Distribution of Marital Assets, Alimony, Spousal Support, Child Custody Laws and Legal Separation.


No divorce is easy, and no divorce is every straight forward, but we can make it possible to move through your case as quickly and painlessly as possible by offering you every form of support you can possibly ask for, whether it pertains to Annulment of Marriage, Adultery Laws, No Fault Divorce Laws, Abandonment Issues and Child Custody Rights.


Marriage and Divorce cases require expert legal advice from expert family law attorneys who understand the nuances of our state’s divorce laws and how to apply them effectively to your case.


A no fault divorce does not mean you won’t have conflict, and you need the guidance of an experienced uncontested divorce attorney or uncontested divorce lawyer to guide you along the way.

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