How do I get a divorce without income ?
I’m on unemployment and I can’t afford to pay for it
If you have assets or children, you should hire a lawyer before doing anything so that your rights can be protected. If you have neither assets nor children, you could try to do the paperwork yourself. Go to New York Court's website to find a list of the paperwork needed.
The best thing to do is to wait until you have the funds to be properly represented.
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If your matter has no contested issues. That is you and your spouse agree on all issues. You should be able to find an attorney who offers flat-fee pricing to draft and file your papers.
Find a law school clinic if the divorce is contested, or file your papers if you and the spouse are in agreement on all ancillary issues.
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