N.Y. Domestic Relations Law Section 202
Defense of justification

The defendant in an action for separation from bed and board may set up, in justification, the misconduct of the plaintiff; and if that defense is established to the satisfaction of the court, the defendant is entitled to judgment.

Source: Section 202 — Defense of justification, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/DOM/202 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

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Sep. 22, 2014

§ 202’s source at nysenate​.gov

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