Woman Wins Divorce After Trial in No-Fault Dispute–NYLJ

Ruling after what was apparently the first trial of a contested no-fault divorce in New York, a Long Island judge has ended a 56-year marriage that he determined was “irretrievably broken.

Although the state’s 2010 no-fault divorce law was intended to reduce lengthy litigation, Acting Supreme Court Justice James F. Quinn in Suffolk County (See Profile)held in Sorrentino v. Sorrentino, 13315/11, that Gloria Sorrentino was not entitled to a divorce from Sebastian J. Sorrentino on her word alone.Read entire NYLJ article by Joel Stashenko here.

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