§ 230 Required Residence of Parties
§ 231 Residence of Married Persons
§ 232 Notice of Nature of Matrimonial Action; Proof of Service
§ 233 Sequestration of Defendant’S Property in Action for Divorce, Separation or Annulment Where Defendant Cannot Be Personally Served
§ 234 Title to or Occupancy and Possession of Property
§ 235 Information as to Details of Matrimonial Actions or Proceedings
§ 236 Special Controlling Provisions; Prior Actions or Proceedings; New Actions or Proceedings
§ 237 Counsel Fees and Expenses
§ 238 Expenses in Enforcement and Modification Proceedings
§ 239 Stay in Divorce or Separation Action On Default of Payment
§ 240 Custody and Child Support; Orders of Protection
§ 240-A Judgment or Decree; Additional Provision
§ 240-B Order of Support by Parent
§ 240-C Review and Cost of Living Adjustment of Child Support Orders
§ 241 Interference With or Withholding of Visitation Rights; Alimony or Maintenance Suspension
§ 243 Security for Payments by Defendant in Action for Divorce, Separation or Annulment; Sequestration
§ 244 Enforcement by Execution of Judgment or Order in Action for Divorce, Separation or Annulment
§ 244-A Enforcement of Arrears Which Accrue During Pendency of an Enforcement Proceeding
§ 244-B Child Support Proceedings and Enforcement of Arrears; Suspension of Driving Privileges
§ 244-C Child Support Proceedings and Enforcement of Arrears; Suspensions of State Professional, Occupational and Business Licenses
§ 244-D Child Support Proceedings and Enforcement of Arrears; Suspension of Recreational License
§ 245 Enforcement by Contempt Proceedings of Judgment or Order in Action for Divorce, Separation or Annulment
§ 246 Persons Financially Unable to Comply With Orders or Judgments Directing the Payment of Alimony
§ 247 Alimony or Maintenance Payments Suspended During Confinement in Prison
§ 248 Modification of Judgment or Order in Action for Divorce or Annulment
§ 249 Trial Preferences in Matrimonial Actions
§ 250 Agreements Relating to Marriage; Statute of Limitations
§ 251 Filing of Order in Family Court
§ 252 Effect of Pendency of Action for Divorce, Separation or Annulment On Petition for Order of Protection
§ 253 Removal of Barriers to Remarriage
§ 254 Confidentiality
§ 255 Prerequisites for Judgments Under Articles Nine, Ten and Eleven of This Chapter; Health Care Coverage

Terms Used In New York Laws > Domestic Relations > Article 13

  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.