Anderson Paralegal Services, Inc.    NEW YORK'S #1 UNCONTESTED DIVORCE SPECIALISTS...

     

             NEW YORK UNCONTESTED DIVORCE    

Anderson Paralegal Services ("APS") realizes that a divorce proceeding can potentially be extremely
EMOTIONAL, TIME CONSUMING, and EXPENSIVE, and more so, when their is a child or children
involved. If you and your spouse are willing to agree to the terms for filing an "Uncontested Divorce",
you will
absolutely save yourself lots of time, money, and stress!

By using the services of APS, whether it be to draft a Separation Agreement or No-Fault Divorce, you will
be receiving
"One-on-One Personal Attention" from the beginning to the end. APS specializes in doing
New York Uncontested Divorces all day,
everyday!

You ask yourself what makes APS a specialist, the answer is simple, sometimes, outside of filing the
required documents to obtain a divorce, your case may require an additional document to be prepared
such as an
"Affidavit" or "Addendum" (to supplement a specific document), and because APS is a
paralegal company, APS is well prepared with the knowledge and experience to draft that legal  
document, the exact way
the court will accept it!

APS has acquired years of experience, combined with an extensive amount of knowledge to ensure that
your divorce receives the utmost attention. APS provides a service that has been recognized (by its
clients) as being
Compassionate, Efficient, and Affordable, as stated in their Testimonials!

APS will "Prepare and File" all the documents with your local County Clerk's office at no additional cost,
(within the NYC area).


                                                
DIVORCE INFORMATION

(Q.)  What is an “Uncontested” Divorce?
(A.)  Uncontested means that all the terms of the divorce are agreed upon “you and   
         
  your spouse” (prior to the filing of documents), and that your spouse will not
         
  bring you into court for any reason (i.e. child support, spousal support, or etc.).

(Q.)  How long does it take for an Uncontested Divorce to be completed?
(A.)   An Uncontested Divorce normally can take up from 6-8 weeks to 3 months (or longer)
           
 depending on the following two (2) factors below:

            First, how quickly can your spouse return the necessary documents to you (i.e. Affidavit
            of Defendant); and Second, how busy is the Court upon filing the remaining batch of
        
    documents to place the matrimonial action on the Uncontested Calendar.

(Q.)  Will I ever be required to go to Court?
(A.)   Normally, if your divorce remains "Uncontested" (and the Court does not have a question),
          
  then you will not have to go to the court. However, if your spouse decides to not agree
         
   with any terms of the Uncontested Divorce (i.e. the specified ground or relief sought),  
         
   then your divorce is no longer Uncontested, and you may have to go to court.

(Q.)  How much time do I have to "serve my spouse" the papers after the
        Summons With Notice has been filed in court?
(A.)   After the Summons With Notice (or Summons and Complaint) is filed in court and you have  
       
    obtained the Index #, per the Court rules, you have exactly 120 days to serve your spouse the
           papers. The 120 days begins when the document has been filed in court and you have obtained
        
   the Index #.

       
    IMPORTANT (1):  Per the Court rules, failure for not serving your spouse the papers within the
            
                              120 days can result in the court dismissing your case and you will have to start
                                    
       all over, which will include paying the $210 fee for the Index # and APS fee(s).

          
  IMPORTANT(2):  If you do not know your spouse's whereabouts meaning their physical location
                                           (address) to where s/he can be served with the papers, then you should NOT
                                           start the divorce proceedings until you have been able to determine the
                                      
     information.                    


(Q.)  Can I still get a Divorce, if my Spouse "Does Not Sign" The Papers?
(A.)   YES! After your spouse has been "Physically Served" with the divorce papers (as further              
           
 explained below), your spouse can either sign the papers (which will expedite the divorce  
         
   proceedings) or do nothing. If your spouse choose to "not sign the papers", you can still get a
         
   divorce upon the expiration of the approx. 40-day waiting period (as further explained below).
           
         
   NOTE: Per the court rules, Physically Served is defined as your spouse "being personally
         
   handed the papers". This means that the "server" (as explained below) has to travel to your
            spouse's location and give the documents to your spouse, from their hand to your spouse's
        
    hand. You cannot serve your spouse the papers if s/he is NOT going to sign the affidavit.

          
  VERY IMPORTANT:

            
(1)  Per the court rules, if your spouse is willing to sign the "AFFIDAVIT OF
                   DEFENDANT"
document (before a notary), then you can mail the affidavit
                   directly to your spouse.

            (2)  If your spouse
is NOT going to sign the Affidavit Of Defendant document (or
                   you're not 100% sure that your spouse will sign the affidavit), then
you CANNOT
                   mail the affidavit to your spouse. The Affidavit Of Defendant document will have
                   to be "physically served" to your spouse (as explained above)

                   
NOTE: If the Affidavit Of Defendant document is mailed to your spouse and your
                                spouse decides to not sign the document, then your spouse will have to
                                be "PHYSICALLY SERVED" (as explained above
and below).

(Q.)  What happens if my spouse fails to appear in the divorce action?
(A.)   After your spouse is physically served, you will have to wait approx. 40 days after service for   
        
    APS to file the remaining batch of documents. Upon the expiration of the required days, your
            spouse will have defaulted, and APS can proceed to finalize the Uncontested Divorce.

       
         IMPORTANT:  In order for you to be able to obtain a divorce without your spouse's signature,
                                   
       you CANNOT serve your spouse the papers. This means the following:

         (1):
If your spouse resides in NYS, you either have to hire a "PROCESS SERVER" OR anyone
                you may know (i.e. family member or friend) that is
over the age of 18 years old and
                
a NYS resident (and not a party to the divorce) can "physically serve" your spouse the papers.

         (2):
If your spouse does NOT reside in NYS, and lives in another State or Country, then you either
                have to hire a "PROCESS SERVER"
OR check with that State (or Country) law(s) to determine
                if someone else (other than a process server) can physically serve your spouse with the
                papers.

                
 IMPORTANT:  Per the court rules, if your spouse resides in another COUNTRY, s/he has to
                                           sign the document(s) in front of a notary either at the
AMERICAN EMBASSY or
                                           
US CONSULATE, these are the only (2) places the courts (in the State of NY)
                                           will accept.

(Q.)  I can't locate my spouse, can I still get a divorce?
(A.)   Yes you can, this procedure is called Divorce by Publication. Due to the requirements
          
  to obtain a divorce through this procedure and the expensive fees associated,
          
  APS does not handle divorces by publication.

(Q.)  My spouse Is Incarcerated, can I still use the services of APS?
(A.)   YES, as long as your spouse will sign the AFFIDAVIT AND it has to be in front of a notary.

         
   IMPORTANT:  If your spouse is NOT going to sign the AFFIDAVIT OR you're NOT 100% sure
                                      your spouse will sign the AFFIDAVIT, then APS cannot take your case.

(Q.)  If I was married in another State (or Country), can I still get a
        divorce in the State of New York?
(A.)   YES! As long as you qualify for the two (2) requirements indicated below.

(Q.)  What are the "Requirements" to file for a divorce in New York State?
(A.)   In order to file for a divorce in New York State, the following two (2) requirements have to be met.
          
  You have to qualify for one of the "Grounds for Divorce" and one of the "Residency  
       
  Requirements" (scroll down below to view the choices).

(Q.)  If I don't live in the State of New York, can I still get a divorce?
(A.)   YES, as long as your spouse has resided in New York State for a continuous period in
           
 excess of one year immediately preceding the commencement of the divorce AND can
         
   meet one (1) of the other requirements listed below in the "Residency Requirements" section.

(Q.)  Do I need to provide a copy of my marriage certificate to get a divorce?  
(A.)   
NO, you do not need to provide APS with a copy of your marriage certificate. You only have to
         
  provide the information contained on the marriage certificate.

(Q.)  Will I be able to change my Married Name (surname name) back to my         
     
   Maiden Name?
(A.)   YES, APS will change your married name back to your maiden name.

(Q.)  Can I still use your services for a "Contested" divorce?
(A.)   Unfortunately No. The services provided by APS is only for Uncontested Divorces.
         
(Q.)  How much is an Uncontested Divorce with "No Child(ren)" under 21?
(A.)   An Uncontested Divorce with "No Child(ren)" under 21 years old is a flat rate of $299
            within the NYC area (Court filing fees totaling $335 are not included as explained below).

            
NOTE: If you live outside of the NYC area (i.e. Westchester County), APS flat rate is slightly
                         
higher to cover the travel expenses.

(Q.)  How much is an Uncontested Divorce "With Child(ren)" under 21?
(A.)   An Uncontested Divorce "With Child(ren)" under 21 years old is a flat rate of $399
            within the NYC area (Court filing fees totaling $335 are not included as explained below).

            
NOTE: If you live outside of the NYC area (i.e. Westchester County), APS flat rate is slightly
                         
higher to cover the travel expenses.

(Q.)  What Counties Does APS service/handles for Uncontested Divorces?
(A.)   APS services/handle uncontested divorces only in NYC (all 5 boroughs), Westchester,
         
   Rockland, Nassau and Suffolk county.

         NOTE (1):  APS charges travel fees to all the counties reference above, except within the
                                NYC area.

          
  NOTE (2):  If you do not want to pay the travel fees, APS can draft the divorce documents
                            
   and mail them to you, and you will be responsible to submit the documents to
                              
 the county clerk's department, which is quick and easy to do and APS will
                            
   provide you the detailed instructions to assist you along the way!

(Q.)  How Do We Get Started?
(A.)   You have to complete the Divorce Information Form and make a deposit in the amount
          
  of $50. To start the process all you have to do is click here.

(Q.)  Is there an expiration on the $50 deposit?
(A.)   No, there is no expiration when you make the $50 deposit. For example, when you
         
  make the $50 deposit, and afterwards you decide to put your case on hold for an
        
   unlimited amount of time, your $50 deposit will always be there (as credit).

(Q.)  Is The $50 Deposit refundable if I discontinue APS services?
(A.)   If for any reason(s) you have discontinued APS services and APS has drafted
           the initiating document to be filed in court (i.e. SUMMONS WITH NOTICE)
        
   then NO, the $50 deposit in non-refundable.

       
    If APS has not drafted the Summons With Notice (meaning has yet to get to your case),
         
  then Yes, you will be entitle to a refund. ***All refunds will be issue within (5) business days.***

(Q.)  If I Discontinue the Divorce, can I start all over with APS at a later time?
(A.)   If for any reason(s) you have discontinued the divorce (oppose to simply putting your divorce
         
  on hold as explained above), all the information you have provided will be dispose and your
        
   case will officially be closed. ***APS reserves the right to determine whether (or not) to accept
        
   your case at a later time.***



       
                                       COURT FILING FEES

(Q.)  How much are the Court Filing Fees?
(A.)  The Court filing fees totaling $335 (are NOT included in APS fee) and is done by making
          
 two (2) separate payments to the County Clerk's Office (within NYC).

       
    You will need to make the FIRST Payment of $210 to purchase an "Index No." (this is to
     
      start your case in Court), and you will also need to be prepared to pay APS fee (i.e. $299 - $50
           deposit =
$249 remaining balance).

       
    When the time comes to file your remaining batch of documents (i.e. after your spouse
      
     returns the document(s) to you OR your spouse has defaulted), you will need to make
     
      the SECOND Payment in the amount of $125 for the "Note Of Issue" (and only at that time
           the court will permit you to submit the remaining batch of documents as well).

    
       If you live outside of NYC (i.e. Westchester County), the Court filing fees are slightly higher,
       
    and you may have to submit additional documents.



   
                                       GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE

(Q.)  What are the "Grounds for Divorce" in New York State?
(A.)   According to the New York Domestic Relations Law §170, they are the following:

         
      •  Cruel and Inhuman Treatment  (click here for details)
               •  Abandonment of a period of 1 or more years  (click here for details)
               •  Imprisonment for a period of at least 3 consecutive years (and still
          
        in prison when the divorce action is commenced) and have taken
             
     place after the date of the marriage  (click here for details)
               •  Adultery  (click here for details)
               •  Judgment of Separation - parties are required to live separate and
         
         apart for more than one year after the judgment was granted  (click here for details)
               •  Separation Agreement - parties have lived apart for more than one year
           
       according to the written agreement  (click here for details)
               •  New! Irretrievable Breakdown in Relationship for at Least Six Months (click here for details)



                            RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS

(Q.)  What are the "Residency Requirements" in New York State?
(A.)   According to the New York Domestic Relations Law § 230 the requirements are as
          
  followed:  

1)        The marriage ceremony was performed in NYS and either spouse is a resident of the
        
    state at the time of the commencement of the action for divorce and resided in the state
         
   for a continuous period of one year immediately before the action began; OR

2)  
      The couple lived as husband and wife in NYS and either spouse is a resident of the
          
  state at the time of the commencement of the action for divorce and resided in this
         
   state for a continuous period of one year immediately before the action began; OR

3)
       The grounds for divorce occurred in NYS and either spouse is a resident of the state
        
    at the time of the commencement of the action for divorce and resided in this state
       
     for a continuous period of one year immediately before the action began; OR

4)  
      The grounds for divorce occurred in NYS and both spouses are NY residents at the
       
     time the action is commenced; OR

5)
       If you and your spouse were married outside of NYS and you never lived together as
         
   husband and wife in this state and the grounds for divorce did not occur in this state--either
          
  you or your spouse must presently be a resident of New York State and have resided  
         
   continuously in the state for at least two years prior to bringing this action for divorce.



                                     
CHILD SUPPORT INFORMATION

(Q.)  How much Child Support do I have to pay and to What Age of the Child?
(A.)  According to the New York Child Support Standards Act (CSSA ) the percentages below are   
       
   applied to the first $141,000.00 of combined parental income. These percentages are as followed:

                
    • 17% for one child
                
    • 25% for two children
           
         • 29% for three children
             
       • 31% for four children
             
       • No less than 35% for five or more children

         
  According to the following link below (and under New York Law), "parents are responsible
           for supporting their child until the child is 21 years old."

           For additional information regarding New York Child Support regulations, obligations, and
      
     guidelines click here....Child Support Information.

           For information, which can be used to determine an "approximate" annual child support
         
  obligation, click here....Child Support Standards Chart.

(Q.)  I am the Custodial Parent to receive child support, can I have the child   
      
  support payments come Directly To Me or do I have to use the services of
        the Support Collection Unit?
(A.)   If you're the custodial parent to receive child support, you have the option to either have the child
           
 support payments paid directly to you (by your spouse) or utilize the services of the Support
         
   Collection Unit.

(Q.)  I have a "Child Support Order", do I need to provide the Court with a  
      
  copy?
(A.)   YES, if you have a Child Support Order, you will need to provide APS with a copy because APS
         
   will have to reference some of the information in the order into the divorce documents and
            attach the copy to the documents to be filed in court.

(Q.)  I have a "Custody and Visitation Order", do I need to provide the Court
        with a copy?
(A.)   YES, if you have a Custody and Visitation Order, you will need to provide APS with a copy because
           APS will have to reference some of the information in the order into the divorce documents
and
           attach the copy to the documents to be filed in court.

(Q.)  I have additional questions regarding child support, are their any other
        resources available on the Internet that I can use?
(A.)   YES, in addition to the information APS have provided, you can obtain a lot of useful and helpful
           information (for the Custodial and Noncustodial Parent) from the New York Child Support
         
  website by clicking here.

     
      You can also call APS to speak to a representative at 646-537-2534 or send APS an e-mail at  
       
    info@andersonparalegal.com



                                          WHY USE THE SERVICES OF APS

(Q.)  Why should I use the services of APS?
(A.) (1st)   Your uncontested divorce will be handled by a professional paralegal company that is
                  
   well established, including being incorporated and registered with the NYS Department
                  
   of State, Division of Corporations.

   
     (2nd)   APS has acquired the knowledge and experience to properly and effectively handle your
                  
   divorce, from the beginning to the end (Judgment of Divorce signed), and if a problem
                  
   was to arise unexpectedly, no worries, because APS is there to make sure your
                 
    uncontested divorce continues to be a simple and easy process to complete.

               
      For example, when you have a child(ren) in your divorce, the Court is mandated to search
               
      the sex offender's registry, domestic violence registry, and the child protective registry and
                 
    if the search reveals "a possible positive finding" for at least one (1) of the above, then you
                  
   will receive a detailed letter from the Court explaining their findings and what is needed in
                   
  order to continue with your divorce, including the specified amount of time you will have to
                 
    file the required documents or your case will be dismissed.

     
    (3rd)   You can be absolutely certain (as referenced on the About Us page), that as a result
                  
   of the Education, Experience, and Compassion APS will bring to your divorce, you
                  
   will surely receive the utmost attention.

                 
    This includes APS having the knowledge and experience to "prepare" the requested
                  
   documents in order for the court to be able to continue with your case.

                 
    Also, if the court made the error(s) when conducting the search (which does happens),
               
      then there is no charge for APS to prepare the requested documents for the court.

(Q.)  Why use APS to "Prepare and File" my Uncontested Divorce documents?
(A.)   By using APS for the "Preparation and Filing" of the divorce documents, your Uncontested Divorce
       
     will receive the following attention:  

          
       •  Fast and Accurate Service  
                 •  No Surprises
                 •  No Hidden Fees
                 •  No Office Visit Required
            
     •  No Court Appearances is Required (as long as the divorce is Uncontested)
           
      •  One-on-One Personal Attention (from the Beginning to the End!)
                 •  APS will file all the documents in court on your behalf.......at no additional cost (within NYC)

          
 You and APS will get together to ensure that all the documents are completed correctly
         
  (and filed in court) – SATISFACTION GUARANTEED!

(Q.)  When will the initiating documents (i.e. Summons with Notice) be filed in
        Court?
(A.)  The Summons with Notice will be filed the same day you and APS meet up (or the next
         
  business day).

         
  If the documents are mailed to APS, then the documents will be filed the same day the
         
  documents are received (or the next business day).

       
    Note: The Summons with Notice is what you will pay the 1st Court fee of $210 (for the Index No.)

(Q.)  How will I know that the initiating documents have been filed in court?
(A.)   Upon APS filing your Summons with Notice in court, you will receive a detailed e-mail
           confirming your documents were filed.

(Q.)  What is another "GREAT" service APS provides?
(A.)   Here at APS it is all about CONVENIENCE. There is no need to travel, and having
          
  to "go out of your way" to obtain reliable and accurate service to assist you in
         
   completing your Uncontested Divorce documents.

        
    APS CAN TRAVEL TO YOU (i.e. on your lunch break), and meet you at a location that is   
         
   CONVENIENT for you (i.e. your Office, Starbucks, Library you name it and APS will be there!!).  

       
     NOTE: If APS is traveling to you, it has to be within "reasonable distance".

      **APS requires approximately 5-10 minutes of your time when we meet.**

(Q.)  
Does APS have all the required documents to file for an Uncontested
        Divorce in New York?
(A.)   YES, Anderson Paralegal Services have all the required New York State documents
          
  to file for an Uncontested Divorce.

(Q.)  What about having my spouse served with the document(s)?
(A.)   If your spouse does accept, sign and return the document(s), then APS can have
          
  your spouse served at no additional cost (within the NYC area)!

(Q.)   APS does so much, for so little in price, how do I know APS is Legitimate?
(A.)       (1st)    When considering in retaining the services of a business in New York State, as a
                         
   smart consumer you should always check to see if that particular business is
                       
     registered with the NYS Department of State, Division of Corporations.

                            Anderson Paralegal Services, Inc. is an "Active" business, registered with the
                            NYS Department of State, Division of Corporations.

               (2nd)   If you're still not 100% content, APS can schedule a day and time that is convenient for
                       
     you, where you can meet APS at the courthouse, observe APS in action, with an end
                        
    result consisting of your documents(s) being reviewed by the clerk, stamped, and filed!



             
HOW WILL I KNOW THE DIVORCE IS FINALIZED

(Q.)  How will I know the divorce is finalized by the court?
(A.)   Normally, depending on which county your documents are filed in, the court will
          
  send you either a "Postcard" or "Letter" notifying you the status of your divorce,
         
   and how to obtain a copy of the signed Judgment Of Divorce.

         
   You can also Check To See If The Judgment Of Divorce Has Been Signed
         via APS website (this is a convenient feature available and accessible to clients of APS 24/7).



                                 
PREPARATION OF AGREEMENTS

(Q.)  How much does it cost to have a Separation Agreement drafted?
(A.)   APS charges a flat rate of $299 to draft a Separation Agreement (with no children),
         
  and $399 with children.

(Q.)  How much does it cost to have a Child Support Agreement,
        Marital Property Stipulation or Affidavit drafted?
(A.)   APS fee starts at $35 per agreement, stipulation or affidavit to be drafted and then the price  
       
     increases depending on the amount (volume) of information to be incorporated into the
          
  document.



                                  
HOW TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT

(Q.)  How Can I Make An Appointment?
(A.)   To make an appointment, all you have to do is click here, and follow the
           
 easy and simple instructions to get your case started.


Note:  If your Uncontested Divorce question(s) have not been answered, please feel
         
   free to contact APS to address your questions or concerns.

Thank You,
Anderson Paralegal Services, Inc.   






 

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**No Hidden Fees or
Surprises**







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