New York Family Laws
Welcome to FindLaw’s New York Family Laws section, with useful and constantly updated information about such topics as marriage, divorce, adoption, child support, and child custody. Many of New York’s laws are similar to those of other states, with some minor differences. For example, New York was one of the first states to pass a stalking law. New York also allows same-sex couples to get married. There are so many different areas of family law that can come into play, including: child abuse, annulment, domestic abuse, abortion, and protective orders. Click on a topic below to learn more about New York statutes.
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