• Limiting Discovery in Custody Cases
  • June 27, 2011 | Author: Harriet Newman Cohen
  • Law Firm: Cohen Rabin Stine Schumann LLP Matrimonial and Family Law - New York Office
  • Until the 1960s, adultery, a misdemeanor, was the sole ground for divorce in the State of New York. It was not until 1966 that the divorce laws were amended to add additional grounds, including abandonment (constructive and actual), emotional and physical cruelty, passage of a year after a separation agreement, and imprisonment. Nevertheless, marriage, ¿`til death do us part¿ remained the goal.