The only people who can access divorce files in Queens are the participants in the divorce, their attorneys, or a person that one of the parties has designated to access them.
If you simply want to peruse the file to make sure your fiance is being honest about what happened in their marriage, you won’t be allowed to.
These rules are an important consideration that protect the privacy of extremely sensitive information, including financial records, information about minor children, and of course, allegations of misconduct that may have played a role in the divorce itself.
If you’re looking for evidence that your fiance has cheated in past relationships or that their financial situation is what they claim, you’ll have to find alternative methods.
If you have significant concerns about your fiance’s honesty, then you may need to reconsider whether your relationship is in the right place for marriage.
One way to protect yourself as you enter a new marriage is with the use of a prenuptial agreement.
A pre-nup can lay out ground rules for each spouse’s conduct in the marriage, and designate the status of property so that what’s yours will always stay yours.
While no one goes into a marriage with an expectation of failure, it can help ease anxiety to know that if the marriage does fail, you’ll come out intact.
The attorneys at Zelenitz, Shapiro & D’Agostino can help you draft a fair, enforceable prenuptial agreement that you and your spouse can trust.
Call us today at 732-625-9661 for a free consultation with an experienced Queens prenuptial agreement attorney.