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No Fault Divorce

Since 2010, no-fault divorce has been an option for unhappy couples in the Binghamton area looking to end their marriage without having to drag a spouse through the mud. Before the introduction of no-fault divorce in New York State, a spouse had to cite certain grounds, such as adultery, abandonment or cruel and inhumane treatment, for a court to issue a divorce decree. But now, to get a no-fault divorce, all a spouse has to cite is a six-month irretrievable breakdown of the marriage that preceded the divorce filing.

Call 607-722-1520 or email to schedule your FREE consultation with Binghamton Managing Partner Peter P. Charnetsky, Esq.

New York’s adoption of the no-fault divorce option means couples no longer have to air their dirty laundry for the sake of satisfying a requirement to place a spouse at fault for the marriage’s end. Consequently, a no-fault divorce saves spouses from much of the finger pointing and mudslinging commonly associated with divorces based on grounds.

However, that does not mean no-fault divorces are always easy and should be pursued without the help of an experienced Binghamton no-fault divorce attorney. Before a court can issue a divorce decree, issues such as the division of income and liabilities, child custody, visitation, and child support must be resolved. Call Tully Rinckey PLLC today at 607-722-1520 or e-mail to schedule a FREE initial consultation with an experienced no-fault divorce lawyer.

As a former Judge with 10 years of experience on the bench in Binghamton – on top of 20 years of experience in private practice – Tully Rinckey PLLC Binghamton Managing Partner Peter P. Charnetsky, Esq. has heard thousands of family law cases and represented Southern Tier spouses and parents in many more. He will strive to provide you with peace of mind from knowing an experienced Binghamton attorney is aggressively and compassionately representing you in negotiations and litigation for your no-fault divorce.

Tully Rinckey PLLC’s family and matrimonial law attorneys can represent parents, spouses, siblings, grandparents, domestic partners, and other parties in Bath, Binghamton, Elmira, Ithaca, Media, Norwich, Owego, Watkins Glen, and beyond. Call today to schedule an initial consultation with one of our family and matrimonial lawyers at 607-722-1520 or e-mail Click here to view a video about our consultation process.

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