They ultimately settled with each other and agreed to a no-fault divorce on Jan. 18, 2007.
But in 2003, New York was the last state in America that still didn't have no-fault divorce on the books.
If no-fault is good, why do we have the highest divorce rate of any Western nation?
“The best interests of the child” governs in child custody, yet no-fault divorce does not serve that end.
But no-fault divorce takes away a woman's bargaining chips when her husband decides he wants to ditch her.