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Let's see if Scindo is right for you.

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Do any of these apply to you or your spouse?

- Currently in prison
- Registered sex offender
- History of domestic violence
- Existing court cases related to divorce

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Are you and your spouse on speaking terms?

Can you work together and try to find agreement about your divorce?

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Do you have a special needs child?

If you aren't sure, the answer is most likely no.

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What we can do ...

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What's your name?

This is used to fill out your legal paperwork.

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What's your spouse's name?

Welcome NAME. This is also necessary for the paperwork.

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What county do want to file for divorce in?

If you aren't sure, we would recommend the county you live in currently

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Can we have your address?

We use this for your forms.
If you don't feel comfortable you can always skip this for now.

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We recommend you put your phone number on your paperwork

Courts contact you about dates or questions on your forms

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How's it going so far?

This helps us make Scindo better.

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How could we do better?

Anything you write help us Scindo better for other divorcees.

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We'll ask some questions about alimony now.

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When were you and your spouse married?

This is used to calculate state alimony recommendations.

If you don't know the exact date, that's OK just put in your best guess.

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Are there children from this marriage?

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What are their names and birthdays?

This information is used to prepare paperwork and also to help with child support calculations

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What is your names's yearly gross income?

This number is available on their most recent federal income tax return. Most commonly this will be salary or hourly wages.

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What is your spouse's yearly gross income?

This number is available on their most recent federal income tax return. Most commonly this will be salary or hourly wages.

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Does either you or your spouse have additional income?

Only if you haven't included it in the total above.
Examples inlclude: investment income, workers compensation, and military benefits

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Does either you or your spouse have investment income?

This would be money from dividends, capital gains, or the sale of securities.

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How much investment income do you make each year?

If you aren't certain, estimates are OK for now.

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Does either you or your spouse receive disability benefits or worker's compensation?

For example - disability, worker's compensation, unemployment

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Per year, how much do each of you receive in disability/worker's comp?

If you aren't certain, estimates are OK for now.

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Do either of your receive public assistance?

For example - disability, worker's compensation, unemployment

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How much does each of you receive each year in public assistance?

If you aren't certain, estimates are OK for now.

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Do either of you receive military benefits?

For example: Veterans benefits, Veterans disability , or Veterans unemployment

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How much assistance does each of you receive each year?

If you aren't certain, estimates are OK for now.

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Do either of you receive retirement income?

Examples include Social Security Income, Pensions Payments, and Annuity Payments

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How much retirement income does each of you receive per year?

If you aren't certain, estimates are OK for now.

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Do either of you receive fellowships or stipends?

Choose an answer to continue

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How much does each of you receive each year in fellowships or stipends?

If you aren't certain, estimates are OK for now

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Do you have any property that earns you money?

If you have a property you rent out, answer yes to this question

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Describe your income properties

This information is used to prepare paperwork and also to help with child support calculations

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Is yourname or spousename self-employed?

Choose an answer to continue

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Does yourname or spousename have self-employment deductions?

These would have been reported to the IRS. Examples include travel allowances and entertainment expenses related to self-employement.

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Enter your self-employment deductions.

These should match what you report to the IRS.
If you aren't certain, estimates are OK for now.

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Does yourname or spousename have un-reimbursed employee business expenses?

The most common example of this is the business use of your personal car or cell phone.

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Enter your un-reimbursed business expenses

These numbers should match what you report to the IRS.

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Does yourname or spousename have alimony payments from a prior marraige?

Choose one to continue

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List the recipients of your alimony payments and the yearly amount you provide.

Do not include current or anticipated payments from this marriage.

Recipient(s)
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Does yourname or spousename have child support payments?

Exclude any child support payments related to your current marraige

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List the recipient and yearly amount for each of your child support payments

Do not include children from the marriage between yourname and spousename

Recipient(s)
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Last year's income taxes

What did each of you pay last year in income taxes?

Use the numbers from your last tax return. You can use  https://smartasset.com/taxes/new-york-tax-calculator to estimate.

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Child Support Information

Because you have children, child support will factor into your alimony calculations. In a few questions we can get you an accurate estimate.

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Yearly health expenses for children?

What are the yearly health insurance premiums and unreimbursed health-related expenses for your children?

Children's Expenses    
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Yearly child care costs?

What does each of you pay per year to allow the other spouse to work or to have assistance with raising the children?

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Are there any other expenses for the children you share?

Examples include private education, after school activities, sports team expenses, music lessons

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Your alimony guideline is ready

The court recommends PAYOR pay PAYEE:
$/yr for between X and Y years for spousal support
$/yr per child for child support (until they are 18)
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The court recommendation is based on the answers you provided

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What do you and spousename agree to?

As a reminder, the state guideline is that payor pay payee:
$/yr for between X and Y years for spousal support
$/yr per child for child support (until they are 18)
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What child support terms do you and spousename agree to?

As a reminder, the state guideline is that payor pay payee:
$/yr for between X and Y years for spousal support
$/yr per child for child support (until they are 18)
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On to Marital Property

You'll need to decide how divide up the items you've acquired throughout the course of your marriage.

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Do you have any marital property?

During your marriage did you acquire any of the following:

- A car
- Retirement money
- A home, apartment or condo
- A shared credit card or bank account

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What is marital property?

Marital property includes all property acquired by either or both parties during the marriage, regardless of the form in which title is held, subject to the exceptions below.

Each spouse's income during marriage, the property purchased with that income, the property they purchased while married (such as a house or car), the retirement benefits each spouse earned during marriage, and the appreciation of all this property while the couple was married, is all considered marital property.

Non-marital property is called separate property.
What is separate property? Separate property is not divided when a couple divorces. Instead, each spouse gets to keep his or her own separate property, except to the extent that the other spouse has contributed to its increase in value.

Separate property includes:
-property either spouse acquired before marriage
-property either spouse received individually as an inheritance or gift, except from the other spouse
-compensation for personal injuries to either spouseany property characterized as separate property in a valid prenuptial agreement or other written contract
-property acquired from the proceeds or appreciation in value of separate property, unless that appreciation is partly due to the efforts or contributions of the other spouse

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Confirm and waive marital property rights

Please confirm that both you and your spouse wish to waive your rights to any marital property.

What is marital property?
Marital property includes all property acquired by either or both parties during the marriage, regardless of the form in which title is held, subject to the exceptions below.

Each spouse's income during marriage, the property purchased with that income, the property they purchased while married (such as a house or car), the retirement benefits each spouse earned during marriage, and the appreciation of all this property while the couple was married, is all considered marital property.

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After the divorce, who will own stay in the home you currently share?

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What is the address of that property?

 

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Enter your mortgage information

You only need to enter information for accounts you wish to represented in your divorce contract.

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Will OWNER also keep all of the household pets and items?

In addition to the home, will they also keep possession of all the pets, appliances, furniture, and other household items?

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Split up your pets and household items

Tip: Skip the tupperware.
Only the things you want in your divorce contract need to be listed.

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Split up your cars

Decide who will get each car. If you have other vehicles like boats, motorcycles, or RVs include them here too.

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Enter bank account information

You only need to enter information for accounts you wish to represented in your divorce contract.

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Enter credit card information

You only need to enter information for accounts you wish to represented in your divorce contract.

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Enter property information

If you own any properties - other than your martial house - please enter their information below.

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Enter retirement account information

You only need to enter information for accounts you wish to represented in your divorce contract.

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Enter investment account information

You only need to enter information for accounts you wish to represented in your divorce contract.

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Do you have jewelry, art, or antiques valued at more than $500?

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Enter jewelry, art, and antiques

You only need to enter information for accounts you wish to represented in your divorce contract.

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Do you have any of these?

Did you acquire any of the following during the course of your marriage?

- Other securities
- Stock options
- Commodity contracts
- Life estates
- Prospective inheritances
- Patents or trademarks
- Interest in a business
- Loans or accounts recievable owed to you

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Enter additional account information

You only need to enter information for items you want to represented in your divorce contract.

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Do you have any other debts?

Common examples include medical debt and education debt taken out during the marriage

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Enter debt information

You only need to enter information for accounts you wish to represented in your divorce contract.

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Do you have any debt associated with a broken margin account?

If you aren't sure the answer is most likely no.

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Enter broker margin account information

You only need to enter information for accounts you wish to represented in your divorce contract.

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Do you have any outstanding tax liabilities?

If you aren't sure the answer is most likely no.

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Enter tax liability information

You only need to enter information for accounts you wish to represented in your divorce contract.

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Do either of you have a life insurance policy?

If you aren't sure the answer is most likely no.

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Enter life insurance policy information

You only need to enter information for accounts you wish to represented in your divorce contract.

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Main Summary

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Income and Expenses
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Assets
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Liabilities
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Some final questions for your paperwork

These are required to complete the necessary forms for your divorce

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Have you already filed with the court for an index number?

This would mean you went to the court and payed a filing fee already

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Enter your filing information

This would mean you went to the court and payed a filing fee already

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Has yourname lived in NY for 2 years continuously?

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Has spousename lived in NY for 2 years continuously?

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Has yourname or spousename lived in NY for 1 year continuously?

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Did you and spousename live in NY while married?

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Did the breakdown of your marriage occur in in NY?

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Where were you married?

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Was it a religious ceremony?

Ddid you observe a religious sacrament or have an ordained officiant oversee your ceremony?

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Will you do what is required by your religion for each other to remarry?

The court requires you do everything needed by the religion so that your spouse can remarry after the divorce.

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What is your spouse's current address?

This will need to go on your divorce paperwork

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What is your spouse's contact info?

This is provided to the court so they can contact your spouse if need be

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What is yourname's health insurance info?

You can’t stay on your spouse’s health plan once the divorce is final

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What is spousename's health insurance info?

You can’t stay on your spouse’s health plan once the divorce is final

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What is non-custodial-spouse's employer information?

We ask for child support payment purposes

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Prior last names: yourname

List all your other last names used before you got married

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Prior last names: spousename

List all your other last names used before you got married

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Is your spouse an active member of the military?

This information is required to complete your divorce paperwork.

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Does your spouse agree to this divorce?

The judge may delay your case if your military spouse doesn't provide their consent to the divorce.

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Sensitive information ahead

To complete your paperwork we'll need the SSN and DOB
for you, your spouse, and any children.

If you don't feel comfortable sharing this information, you can always enter it into your forms yourself after you print them.

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Please enter the following for your family

This information is required to complete your divorce paperwork.

Date of Birth
SSN
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What is gender for each family member?

This information is required to complete your divorce paperwork.

Male
Female
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What is the current address of your children?

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Please confirm your's information

This will need to go on your divorce paperwork

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Please confirm your spouse's information

This will need to go on your divorce paperwork

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You're finished with paperwork quesitons!

Make a final review and then press submit to generate your divorce documents

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Final Review

Make sure all this seems right and then press submit for your paperwork

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Alimony
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Income and Expenses
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Marital Property
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Assets
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Liabilities
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Marriage Details
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Are you sure?

We'll prepare your paperwork once you say so!

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We're on it!

We're preparing your divorce paperwork and process for you right now.
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