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Forms to Start a Divorce Case

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Choose the form you need below. You can either download and print the form, or fill it out on your computer, then print it out.  These forms will open in a new window.  When you have printed out each form, please close that window and continue on this site.

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 Opens new window 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 or Domestic Partnership (Form FL-100Opens new window
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  • Summons (Form FL-110) Opens new window
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  • Declaration Under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and
    Enforcement Act (UCCJEA)
    (Form FL-105/GC-120) Opens new window
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  • Notice and Acknowledgment of Receipt (Form  FL-117) Opens new window
  • Response - Marriage or Domestic Partnership (Form  FL-120) Opens new window
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  • Proof of Service of Summons (Form FL-115) Opens new window

Proof of Service of Documents Other Than Summons:

  • Proof of Personal Service (Form FL-330) Opens new window
  • Proof of Service by Mail (Form FL-335) Opens new window

 

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