N.Y. Comp. Codes R. & Regs. Tit. 22 § 202.50 - Proposed Judgments in Matrimonial Actions; Forms

(a) Form of judgments. Findings and conclusions shall be in a separate paper from the judgment, which papers shall be labelled "FINDINGS OF FACT AND CONCLUSIONS OF LAW" and "JUDGMENT," respectively.
(b) Approved Forms
(1) Contested actions. The paragraphs contained in Chapter III, Subchapter B of Subtitle D (Forms) of this Title, modified or deleted as may be necessary to conform to the law and facts in a particular action, shall be used in the preparation of " FINDINGS OF FACT AND CONCLUSIONS OF LAW," "JUDGMENT," or "REFEREE'S REPORT OF FINDINGS OF FACT AND CONCLUSIONS OF LAW." Parenthesized portions indicate alternative provisions.
(2) Uncontested actions. Parties in uncontested matrimonial actions shall use the forms in the Unified Court System Uncontested Divorce Packet as set forth in section 202.21(i)(2) of this Part, unless the court permits otherwise pursuant to that section.
(3) Additional Requirement with Respect to Uncontested and Contested Judgments of Divorce. In addition to satisfying the requirements of paragraphs (1) and (2) of this subdivision, every judgment of divorce, whether uncontested or contested, shall include language substantially in accordance with the following decretal paragraphs which shall supersede any inconsistent decretal paragraph s currently required for such forms:

Fill in Box A or Box B, whichever, applies;

A. [] ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that the Settlement Agreement entered into between the parties on the ___ day of ___________, [] an original OR [] a transcript of which is on file with this Court and incorporated herein by reference, shall survive and shall not be merged into this judgment, and the parties are hereby directed to comply with all legally enforceable terms and conditions of said agreement as if such terms and conditions were set forth in their entirety herein;

OR

B. [] There is no Settlement Agreement entered between the parties; and it is further

ORDERED AND ADJUDGED, that the Supreme Court shall retain jurisdiction to hear any applications to enforce the provisions of said Settlement Agreement , if any, or to enforce or modify the provisions of this judgment, provided the court retains jurisdiction of the matter concurrently with the Family Court for the purpose of specifically enforcing, such of the provisions of that (separation agreement) (stipulation agreement , if any ) as are capable of specific enforcement. to the extent permitted by law, and of modifying such judgment with respect to maintenance, support, custody or visitation to the extent permitted by law, or both; and it is further

ORDERED AND ADJUDGED, that any applications brought in Supreme Court to enforce the provisions of said Settlement Agreement , if any, or to enforce or modify the provisions of this judgment shall be brought in a County wherein one of the parties resides; provided that if there are minor children of the marriage, such applications shall be brought in a county wherein one of the parties or the child or children reside, except. in the discretion of the judge, for good cause. Good cause applications shall be made by motion or order to show cause. Where the address of either party and any child or children is unknown and not a matter of public record, or is subject to an existing confidentiality order pursuant to DRL § 254 or FCA § 154-b, such applications may be brought in the county where the judgment was entered; and it is further

(c) Judgments submitted to the court shall be accompanied by a complete form UCS 111 (Child Support Summary Form).

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N.Y. Comp. Codes R. & Regs. Tit. 22 § 202.50
Amended New York State Register August 9, 2017 /Volume XXXIX, Issue 32, eff. 8/1/2017 Amended New York State Register October 31, 2018/Volume XL, Issue 44, eff. 9/30/2018

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