You do not have to go through your divorce alone. Help is available. We can refer you to a variety of resources that can assist with all the unique aspects of your situation.



Want to know more about what you need to do to get divorced in New York? Visit the New York State Family Law Court website. Their Information & FAQs page is very helpful as well. You might also find websites such as Lawyers.com and FindLaw.com effective in giving you general information.




Haven’t yet found a lawyer to represent you? Visit Law Help NY, a site that gives you general information and can help you find low-cost or free legal assistance.

The New York State Bar Association website also gives you assistance on how to find an attorney who serves your area. You can also use lawyer search-engine sites such as Justia.com, FindLaw.com, Lawyers.com, and Avvo.com to narrow down your options.



If you suffered domestic violence during your marriage, you are not alone. Help is available. The New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the NY Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence offer outreach programs and assistance for victims.

For the hotline number of your local domestic violence program, call the New York State Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-942-6906, English & Español/Multi-language Accessibility. Deaf or Hard of Hearing: 711

In NYC, call 1-800-621-HOPE (4673) or dial 311 TTY: 1-866-604-5350.




Visit the Parents’ Handbook on the New York Courts’ website for comprehensive information about handling child support and child custody issues. The New York Court website also offers insight on how family law judges determine child support payments. Law NY provides a comprehensive article about child custody issues in New York as well.



If you have questions about how divorce works in New York or how Capital can help you, contact us today at 855-422-8555. Our staff is ready to take your call and provide our assistance.

 

Resources

Finding a Divorce Attorney in New York

General Divorce Information

Domestic Violence Help

Child Custody and Support Issues

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