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Matrimonial Actions (2013)

Matrimonial Actions (2013)

Matrimonial Actions (2013)
Speaker: Jenifer M. Wharton, Esq. | Gordon, Tepper, DeCoursey, LLP | Schenectady, NY

Recorded October 1, 2013 at the Bridging the Gap program in New York City. This archived webcast is a video online program that you will view and listen to on your computer screen.

Total MCLE Credits 0.5 in Professional Practice.  Newly admitted attorneys (less than 24 months) CANNOT receive New York MCLE credit for online programs.

This program provides an overview on matrimonial actions in New York State.

Topics to be discussed include:

I. Generally- Preliminary Considerations

A. DRL §230 – Residence Requirements of Parties

B. Jurisdiction

II. Papers, Parties and Procedure

A. Filing and Service of Summons

B. Filing of summons before service

C. Parties

III. Grounds for Divorce, Separation, Annulment and Dissolution/Defenses

A. Divorce

B. Defense Issues Pertaining to Adultery, Cruelty and Abandonment

C. Imprisonment as Grounds for Divorce

D. Other no fault divorce options

E. Difference of relief available; divorce and separation actions

F. Other less common matrimonial actions

IV. Court Rules, Certification and Verification Requirements in Matrimonial Actions

A. New York Trial Court Rules

B. Verification Requirements

V. Forms

1. Application for Index Number

2. Summons with Notice

3. Summons with Notice marked up

4. Notice of Appearance

5. Limited Notice of Appearance

6. Complaint

7. Verified Answer

8. Verified Answer with Counterclaims

9. Verified Reply

10. Affidavit of Service

11. Admission of Service

12. Service by Mail

13. Motion for alternate means of service

14. Default divorce papers


Total Credits: 0.50 | Areas of Professional Practice: 0.50

Non-Member Price: $150.00
Published Date:
  • October 1, 2013
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VDE6
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 0.5
Total Credit(s):
  • 0.5