Did New York’s New No-Fault Divorce Law Intend To Make Divorces Effortless?

As it usually happens shortly after a new law goes into effect, courts find themselves treading in unfamiliar territory in interpreting the law.   In an effort to ascertain legislative intent, judges utilize various statutory interpretation techniques, such as looking to legislative history, to the meaning of a word in the definition section of the statute, or to other provisions in the act.  Such was the situation in the New York Supreme Court, Essex County in the recent divorce action based on the newly enacted no fault grounds in Strack v. Strack.… <Read More>