Uncontested Divorce Program
Aviso: Este programa es en ingl s, pero obtendr su traducci n al pulsar sobre ESPA OL. Deber responder en ingl s o el tribunal rechazar sus documentos.
An “uncontested” divorce is where both you and the person you want to divorce agree to divorce and there is an agreement about what will happen to your finances and property after the divorce. [Learn more about Divorce ]
You can use this program if:
- You and the person you want to divorce are over 18 years of age,
- You and the person you want to divorce have no “children” under 21 years of age ,
- Your marriage has been over for at least 6 months and your relationship can’t be saved, AND
- All marital property issues, including debt, have been settled.
You will need the following information with you when you use this program:
- The name, previous last names (if any), current address, social security number, and phone number of the person you want to divorce.
- A copy of your marriage certificate.
- If you have any of the following: Settlement Agreement, Order of Protection, etc.
- If you have an extreme financial hardship and can’t afford the court fees: information about your income, the things you own, and how much you spend a month on utilities and rent.
Download and print the checklist of information you will need to complete this program.
Note: You will be taken to our partner website called LawHelp Interactive.
About DIY Forms
Who Can Use These Programs?
You can use DIY Forms if:
- you’re a court user and you don’t have a lawyer;
- you’re a legal services provider;
- you’re a pro bono lawyer. Pro bono lawyers filing a DIY Form must submit thispro bono affirmation .
- you’re from a low-bono (reduced fee) program recognized and authorized to use the DIY Form programs by the NYS Courts Access to Justice Program. You must submit this low-bono affirmation with the filing.
In order to use DIY Form programs, make sure you have the following:
Note: If you’re on a Mac and do not have Microsoft Word, this program will not work for you.
Help Using DIY Forms
See Frequently Asked Questions for help using DIY Form programs.