1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Domestic Relations
  4. 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.