How to Begin a Divorce Procedure
In order to initiate a divorce proceeding, you have to serve a summons with notice, Action for a divorce, on your spouse. If your spouse is not residing locally within New York state, or for that matter, even within the United States, but also wants a divorce, we can have a summons sent to him or her. That summons will include a statement, an acknowledgment of service, an acknowledgment of what his rights or her rights are. That form can be signed before a notary, filed here in New York state, and that will constitute service of a summons with notice, action for a divorce, on your spouse.