assembly Bill A5675

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the right to a jury trial for no fault divorce actions

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to judiciary
Feb 14, 2017 referred to judiciary

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A5675 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Domestic Relations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §173, Dom Rel L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A8622
2013-2014: A4269
2015-2016: A4861

A5675 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Excludes the right to a jury trial for no fault divorce actions.

A5675 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5675

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 14, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. CURRAN, FINCH -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the domestic relations law, in relation to excluding the
  right to a jury trial for no fault divorce actions

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section  173 of the domestic relations law, as amended by
chapter 254 of the laws of 1966, is amended to read as follows:
  § 173. Jury trial. In an action for divorce there is a right to  trial
by jury of the issues of the grounds for granting the divorce, PROVIDED,
HOWEVER,  THE  PROVISIONS  OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY TO THE GROUND
FOR DIVORCE DESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION SEVEN OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED SEVEN-
TY OF THIS ARTICLE.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08526-01-7