There is a lot more you need to do to finalize a divorce beyond filing the poor person form. Either get the uncontested divorce forms from your local court clerk's office or download them online from the state court website.
The poor person form is only so that you can get the court fees waived. There are many other documents that need to be completed and filed. You should pick up a set of forms with instructions from the supreme court clerks office in your county.
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I am sorry to hear about your situation. You can file for a poor person order to have the filing fees waived on your case. Do keep in mind that there are many documents that still need to be completed correctly and filed with the Court. Any attorney can assist you in this process--and not all attorneys are unaffordable.
Feel free to call me for a free telephone consultation, even if it's just to answer a couple of your questions about representing yourself. (646) 587-0188
Leta Liou, Esq.
The Law Firm of Liou % Maisonet, PLLC
124 Nassau Street, Suite 2
New York, New York 10038
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