How Well Do You Know New York Divorce Law?

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How Well Do You Know New York Divorce Law?

New York is one of the most populated states in the US. A state that is very exciting to learn about. Are you planning on moving there very soon and thought it wise to know about the state before moving there? How about knowing the divorce laws, too? You'll find it very interesting and you may even need it for something later on. That is what these questions are for. Check out these questions to test your knowledge on New York divorce law.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    New York divorce law changed in which year?
    • A. 

      2006

    • B. 

      2010

    • C. 

      2005

    • D. 

      2004

  • 2. 
    Which governor signed 'no-fault divorce' into law in New York?
    • A. 

      David Paterson

    • B. 

      Andrew Cuomo

    • C. 

      Mario Matthew Cuomo

    • D. 

      Martin Van Buren

  • 3. 
    On which day did the State Senate approve the 'No-Fault' Divorce bill?
    • A. 

      September 29

    • B. 

      August 15

    • C. 

      July 30

    • D. 

      June 30

  • 4. 
    On which day did the State Assembly pass the bill?
    • A. 

      September 30

    • B. 

      .August 16

    • C. 

      July 1

    • D. 

      July 31

  • 5. 
    Before everything changed, New York recognized divorces only under which criteria?
    • A. 

      No-fault criteria

    • B. 

      One-sided fault criteria

    • C. 

      Two-sided fault criteria

    • D. 

      Fault-based criteria

  • 6. 
    Since the year that a change was made on the divorce law in New York, a new ground has been added effectively permitting which type of divorce in the New York state?
    • A. 

      Mediated divorce

    • B. 

      At-fault divorce

    • C. 

      No-fault divorce

    • D. 

      Electronice divorce

  • 7. 
    What is the new ground that was added which effectively permitted a type of divorce in the New York state?
    • A. 

      There is a child involved in the marriage

    • B. 

      The relationship between the couples has been broken irretrievably for at least six months

    • C. 

      The couples have lived in the New York for at least six months

    • D. 

      There has been no interaction between the couples for at least a year

  • 8. 
    What is the law in New York that determines the division of property at the end of a marriage?
    • A. 

      Equitable distribution

    • B. 

      50/50 distribution

    • C. 

      Favored distribution

    • D. 

      60/40 distribution

  • 9. 
    The amount paid for child support by the non-custodial parent to the custodial parent is determined by which Act in New York?
    • A. 

      Local Child Support Standard Act

    • B. 

      Federal Child Support Standard Act

    • C. 

      State Child Support Standard Act

    • D. 

      Executive Child Support Standard Act

  • 10. 
    When precisely did the New York divorce law change?
    • A. 

      August 15

    • B. 

      September 20

    • C. 

      August 20

    • D. 

      September 15

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