Family Law Form Packets

The Self-Help Center has grouped required forms for many common procedures into a digital form packet for your convenience. Once you complete the online coversheet which is the first page of the form packet, the digital packet will automatically populate your contact information into the forms. Please note: Filling in the coversheet only partially completes your forms.

Accessing the Packet:

  1. Select the link(s) below and it will open up the packet.
  2. Save or Download the packet to your computer first.
  3. Once you have saved it, please close it out all the way.
  4. Go back into your computer to locate the packet and begin filling out the packet to the best of your abilities.
  5. Please make sure to save it frequently as you go through the packet.
  6. If there is anything on the packet you don’t understand, you may skip it and complete everything else.
  7. When you are done, please save it again to your computer.

You can find a list of available digital form packets, resources, and self-help contact information below.

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Divorce, Legal Separation or Nullity

Form Packet Name Description Form Links Resources
Petition for Dissolution, Legal Separation or Nullity of Marriage Start a divorce, legal separation, or nullity case. English (pdf )
Español (pdf )
Referencia en Español (pdf )
Response to Petition for Dissolution, Legal Separation or Nullity of Marriage Respond (answer) a divorce, legal separation, or nullity petition. English (pdf )
Español (pdf )
Referencia en Español (pdf )
Petition for Summary Dissolution of Marriage Start a divorce by agreement. Requirements:
  • No children together
  • Married 5 years or less
  • Owe no more than $6,000
English (pdf )
Español (pdf )
Information Packet
(external site pdf )
Paquete de Información (pdf )
Financial Disclosure Packet
*These forms are already included in our Petition for Dissolution, Legal Separation or Nullity of Marriage packet and our Response to Petition for Dissolution, Legal Separation or Nullity of Marriage packet listed above.
Complete and file in order to satisfy the legal requirements concerning disclosure of all assets, debts and financial information for a divorce, legal separation, or nullity case. English (pdf )
Dissolution Default Judgment Complete a divorce or legal separation case.
Requirement:
  • No Response (FL-120) is filed
English (pdf )
Dissolution Default Judgment - With Signed Agreement Complete a divorce or legal separation case.
Requirement:
  • No Response (FL-120) is filed
  • Both parties have an agreement
English (pdf )
Dissolution Judgment by Agreement Complete a divorce or legal separation case.
Requirement:
  • Response (FL-120) is filed
English (pdf )

Paternity

Form Packet Name Description Form Links Resources
Petition to Determine Parental Relationship Start a court case and ask for orders concerning custody, visitation, name change, and child support. English (pdf )
Response to Determine Parental Relationship Respond to a petition to determine parental relationship. The responding parent can ask for orders concerning custody, visitation, child support, genetic (DNA) tests, or name change concerning the minor child(ren). English (pdf )
Paternity Default Judgment Complete a parentage case.
Requirement:
  • No Response (FL-220) is filed
English (pdf )
Paternity Judgment by Agreement Complete a parentage case.
Requirement:
  • Response (FL-220) is filed
English (pdf )

Other Family Law Cases

Form Packet Name Description Form Links Resources
Petition for Custody and Support of Minor Children Married couples want the court to make custody, visitation, and other orders. English (pdf )
Response to Custody and Support of Minor Children Respond (answer) to married couples who want the court to make custody, visitation, and other orders. English (pdf )

Domestic Violence Restraining Orders

Form Packet Name Description Form Links Resources
Request for Domestic Violence Restraining Order (with Children) This restraining order is a court order that helps protect people who have minor children from abuse or threats of abuse from someone they have a close relationship with. English (pdf )
Complete forms
Online (external site )
Request for Domestic Violence Restraining Order (without Children) This restraining order is a court order that helps protect people who do not have minor children from abuse or threats of abuse from someone they have a close relationship with. English (pdf )
Complete forms
Online (external site )
Answer to Domestic Violence Restraining Order Answer (respond) to a court order that helps protect people from abuse or threats of abuse from someone they have a close relationship with. English (pdf )
Complete forms
Online (external site )

Other Family Law Form Packets

Form Packet Name Description Form Links Resources
Request for Order (Non-Emergency) Schedule a court hearing and ask the court to make new orders or to change orders in a case. English (pdf )
Video: How to schedule a hearing?
Request for Emergency Order Schedule an emergency court hearing and ask the court to make new orders or to change orders in a case. English (pdf )
Video: How do I file a Request for Temporary Emergency Orders?
Video: ¿Como presento una Solicitud de Ordenes de Emergencia Temporales?
Responsive Declaration to Request for Order Response to Request for Order forms. English (pdf )
Request for Order Regarding Overdue Support Schedule a court hearing and ask the court to enter a judgment for overdue child and/or spousal support not paid. English (pdf )
Income Withholding Order for Support An order that the court will sign to allow a party to garnish the paychecks or income sources of a party ordered to pay monthly child support or spousal support. English (pdf )
Information Packet
(external site pdf )
Spousal Support Declaration The factors the court will consider in establishing or modifying spousal/partner support. English (pdf )
Request to Waive Court Fees Request to the court to waive filing fees, copy fees, or other court fees. English (pdf )
Information Packet
(external site pdf )
Mandatory Settlement Conference (MSC)
  • Trial Readiness Conference (TRC)
English (pdf )
How to Separate the forms from my packet? Instructions on how to separate Self Help packets, to be able to eSubmit. Video: How to Separate the forms from my packet?

Self-Help Events and Workshops

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