An Annulment in New York Based on Fraud

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You can obtain an annulment based on one of the five reasons set forth in New York Domestic Relations Law (“DRL”) Section 140.  This post will focus on an annulment based on fraud-DRL 140(e). Pursuant to this statute: An action to annul a marriage on the ground that the consent of one of the parties thereto was obtained by force …

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A Few Reasons Why Same-Sexed Couples Should Seek Counsel Before They Say “I Do”

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On June 24, 2011, New York enacted the Marriage Equality Act.  The Act goes into effect on July 24, 2011.  New York is now the sixth state to legalize same-sex marriage.  There are a couple reasons why it is important for same same-sexed couples to seek counsel before “tying the knot.” 1.  Prenuptial agreements are especially important for same-sexed couples …

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