§ 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
§ 240-D Support Orders for Certain Adult Dependents
§ 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 - Provisions Applicable to More Than One Type of Matrimonial Action

  • 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.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • 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.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • 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.
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • 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.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.