There are two ways for a divorce to be considered uncontested divorce and contested. For You By You can only handle uncontested divorces for you.
*However, if you feel you have a contested divorce and need counsel, we will be glad to help you by arranging a personal appointment with our in-house attorney.
Why would you need a professional’s assistance for divorce in NYS?
When people think of divorce, money is one of the first things that comes to mind. Legal fees and lawyer charges can be very expensive, which increases the financial burden during the already trying time.
Here’s a look at why hiring an experienced professional like For You By You, LLC can help:
NYS Court Procedures – The court has specific rules and guidelines when it comes to divorces in NYS. Often people who have no experience with these guidelines often find them intimidating and are likely to make mistakes. You would have no idea if your paperwork is incorrect until is rejected by the Judge. The County Clerk is only job is to accept your paperwork and process your payments, they can not offer you legal advice nor let you know if your documents are correct.
Knowledgeable Staff – For You By You has experts which have in-depth knowledge of the divorce process in NYS, so you can have your divorce completed as quickly as possible. For You By You only focuses on NYS divorces only. We are not an internet company trying to do divorces in every state!
Affordable Service – One of the biggest advantages of For You By You is that we are an affordable alternative to a full divorce lawyer. For You By You professionals are familiar with NYS court procedures, so you will not have to worry about faulty mistakes in the paperwork. We pride ourselves on our quality of service we offer.
Each county has a few filing fees associated with a NYS divorce:
$210.00, $125.00 and $10.00. *The last processing fee of $10.00 may vary from County to County, we will let you know what to expect. These fees are payable directly to the County Clerk’s office. (When we are ready to file your documents with the court / county, for you convenience we will invoice when we know the exact amount and you may pay by credit card).
Messenger Fees are $25.00 and we only charge you for three trips to the court to file your documents. This saves you time and money. You will not have to worry about parking to file your documents and you will not have to take an afternoon off of work three times to file your documents. Our messenger service will file all your documents with the County Clerk’s office and Supreme Court on your behalf.
If you need to process serve your spouse in NYS – please be sure to ask for assistance. We can offer referral options for you. We can not quote their fees – but they have worked with our clients in the past and offer great service at an affordable rate.
If you still have questions before we prepare your documents, you may purchase time to speak with our in-house attorney for a small additional fee. Please let us know and we will be glad to arrange a personal appointment for you.
½ hour appointment: $100.00
1 hour appointment $200.00
***Prices quoted above do not include state or county filing fees. Also, there may be other small additional charges that may apply for messenger fees and or mailing fees, credit report fees or if you choose to have a personal meeting with our staff attorney.
***On-Staff Attorney rates are for our clients only – discounted attorney rates are quoted for For You By You, LLC clients. If you are referred to or make an appointment with our in-house or his staff, they will quote their own rates for your case. For You By You, LLC. Is operated as separate entity and is does not control any rates quoted by the attorney for your case.
***For You By You will process the paperwork with the information you have provided to us. We cannot represent you in court; cannot advise you of your legal rights or the law. With the information supplied by you we will type the paperwork for the purpose of representing yourself (Pro Se).