Spouses who have settled all outstanding marital issues and have agreed to separate would be able to get a divorce in New York after three months, rather than the current one year, under a bill with a good chance of passing the state Legislature.
The legislation, which cleared the state Assembly Judiciary Committee last week, has the sponsorship of the chairs of the respective Judiciary committees, Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein, D-Brooklyn, and Sen. John DeFrancisco, R-Syracuse.
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