- The Laws of New York
- Consolidated Laws
- Domestic Relations
- Article 13: Provisions Applicable to More Than One Type of Matrimonial Action
Section 231 Residence of married persons
Domestic Relations (DOM)
If a married person dwells within the state when he or she commences an action against his or her spouse for divorce, annulment or separation, such person is deemed a resident thereof, although his or her spouse resides elsewhere.