In some cases, people to travel to other states to get a divorce. Sometimes, it is more difficult and expensive to obtain a divorce in New York. Some people do this because all or some of the property acquired during the marriage is only in their name. They think if they go to Vegas, or head down to Florida they can get a divorce and pay their spouse nothing. This is not the case. If marital property is located within New York, or there is a current order of spousal support from Family Court, The Courts in New York can still divided the marital property....
The appellate division recently ruled on this issue.
Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department, New York.
Law Offices of Brian D. Perskin
In the Matter of Thomas SANNUTO, Jr., appellant,
Jeannette PALMA-SANNUTO, respondent.
Aug. 8, 2006
STEPHEN G. CRANE, J.P., ROBERT A. SPOLZINO, STEVEN W. FISHER, and ROBERT J. LUNN, JJ.