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If my husband is suing me for divorce under the new NY No-Fault law, can I counter sue him with grounds ?

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If my husband wants to divorce me under the new NY No-Fault Divorce law, can I counter sue him on grounds of Cruel and Inhumane treatment ?
He wants to say that our marriage is Irretrieveably broken down, which he has to swear to under oath...I can prove that he said in June that he wants to come back home to me and our daughter, which he did, and we resumed sexual relations, then went back to another woman he was seeing after she had him arrested and is now living with her, committing adultery also.

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You certainly have that right. But unless it's really important to you emotionally, why bother? It will make no difference at all in the outcome of the case.

At the end of the day you'll have a divorce and an economic matter what the grounds. And, at the end of the day, the divorce case records will still be sealed, so no one outside of the parties or the attorneys have access to them.


You can assert any grounds you wish.

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