In NYC and the 5 Boroughs, the average court backlog for an uncontested divorce is anywhere from 10-12 months (depending on the county you reside in). If you reside in a downstate New York county and need your divorce completed faster, your best option for a quick divorce is our "90-Day Express Divorce." We also offer a premium "30-Day Divorce" service upon request. With either option, your divorce will be completed within 90/30 days from when we receive all executed documents in connection with your file.
Once you complete our client intake questionnaire, you will be given the option to select expedited processing. Be sure to select either the "90-Day" or "30-Day" Express Divorce" option and your divorce will be placed on an expedited processing track.
You are eligible for an "Express 90-Day Divorce" if the following requirements are met:
You are eligible for a "30-Day Express Divorce" if the following requirements are met:
In order to expedite the processing time for your divorce, we may file your divorce (using a specialized court-runner service) in select upstate New York Counties. This is permissible under CPLR Section 509, provided that both parties consent. Utilizing a court-runner service and by moving your case upstate New York, we can avoid the extensive backlogs affecting NYC and the 5 Boroughs and process your divorce within 90/30 days rather than the standard 10-12 month timeframe.
Absolutely, as long as both parties consent to the divorce, New York Civil Practice Law and Rules (CPLR) Section 509 permits the filing of a Civil Action in any New York County designated by the Plaintiff. Your case will be filed in upstate counties where processing times can be accelerated. Your divorce will be signed by a New York State Judge or Matrimonial Court Referee, and you will receive a valid New York State Judgment of Divorce recognized domestically and internationally.
Express divorce fees are as follows:
Express filing fees cover the administrative costs and disbursements necessary to expedite your divorce and are non-refundable.
While we are not legally permitted to guarantee any specific outcome, we are committed to our client's satisfaction and will take all steps necessary to ensure that your expedited divorce is completed within the prescribed timeframe. Statistically, the processing time for an expedited divorce proceeding rarely exceeds 90 days (or 30 days, if applicable). However, there are sometimes circumstances beyond our control that may delay your divorce. We, therefore, cannot make any guarantees in connection with time-frames or timing of Judgments.
Yes, barring any unforeseen court closures or issues raised by the court related to custody of the children (if applicable), your expedited divorce will be finalized (signed by a NYS Judge) within approximately 90-days (or 30-days) from the date we receive both parties' properly executed documents..