Good news for all the nearly depressed and unhappy couples who reside in New York! Soon, you’ll be able to divorce your partner without having to tell the court why he or she has ruined your life–which were the requisites before.
New York Magazine reports:
Today in Things You May Have Assumed New York State Took Care of Years Ago: no-fault divorce! The State Senate passed a measure to end the state policy of blaming one spouse for the failure of the marriage yesterday.
By legalizing “no-fault divorces,” Albany would make it so that one member of a wedded couple would no longer have to allege cruel and inhuman treatment, adultery, or abandonment on the part of the other. For decades, couples have struggled with this policy, which critics say has led to unnecessarily cruel custody battles and protracted legal proceedings.