Forms to Start a Divorce Case
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NOTE: You may not need all of these forms. Or you may need more forms. If you're not sure which forms to use, talk to your Family Law Facilitator or a lawyer.
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Forms to start the court case for a divorce or to dissolve your registered domestic partnership:
- Petition - Marriage/Domestic Partnership (Form FL-100)
- Summons (Form FL-110)
- Declaration Under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and
Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) (Form FL-105/GC-120)
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- Notice and Acknowledgment of Receipt (Form FL-117)
- Response - Marriage/Domestic Partnership (Form FL-120)
- Proof of Service of Summons (Form FL-115)
Proof of Service of Documents Other Than Summons:
- Proof of Personal Service (Form FL-330)
- Proof of Service by Mail (Form FL-335)
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