Forms & Procedures

Section 1 - Complaint for Divorce, Legal Separation, or Annulment

-Sections 1.1 to 1.9 provide forms for filing a Divorce, Legal Separation, or Annulment
-Sections 1.10 to 1.16 provide forms for filing an Answer to a Divorce, Legal Separation, or Annulment

 

FILING FEE:  August 3, 2015

–  $325.00 (without Children)

–  $375.00 (with Children)

All fees are payable by CASH, PERSONAL CHECK, CERTIFIED CHECK, MONEY ORDER, MASTERCARD, VISA, AMERICAN EXPRESS, or DISCOVER CARD.

NOTICE – If you are paying by credit card, a fee will be added as dictated by this schedule: https://www.courtclerk.org/forms/pnp_schedule.pdfWhen using a credit card, the card holder must be present.

Checks and Money Orders are to be made payable to: CLERK OF COURTS

REQUIRED COPIES: If you are using Certified Mail service or Regular Mail service you will need your original set of documents plus 3 copies of all documents. If you are using Sheriff's service, you will need your original set of documents plus 3 copies of all documents. If you are using the Publication process and posting, you will need your original set of documents plus 4 copies of all documents.

If there will be Shared Parenting in a case:
Shared Parenting Plans must be submitted at the Decree Office (room 3-50) and approved by the assigned Magistrate prior to the final hearing. To be  approved, the plan must be submitted with the following attachments: .

1. Appropriate Child Support Computation Worksheet (including deviation from guideline support amount, if appropriate). ODJFS Worksheet now available.

2. Standard Parenting Order (Form 2.7) If the said order is referenced in the body of the plan.

3. Appropriate health care order (Form 7.17 if private health insurance is available- Form 7.20 if not).

Shared Parenting Plans are generally approved or rejected within 5 business days, and can be picked up at the decree office (room 3-50).

1.1 Complaint for Divorce, Legal Separation - Children and 75N

 

** Pursuant to O.R.C. 3109.053, in any action for divorce, dissolution of marriage, legal separation, or annulment in which there are any minor children of the marriage, the parties must successfully complete a court-approved in-person or on-line parenting education course. Certification from the parenting education class is valid for two years. Parties must retake the class if certification has expired.

** For parenting education course options, Click Here.

* ALL DOCUMENTS LISTED BELOW ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL !
 Packet Cover Sheet and Filing Instructions

 Complaint (Draft Your Own or use Uniform Domestic Relations Form 7)

 
 Affidavit of Property and Debt (CDR Form No. 4.1)

 Motion and Affidavit for Temporary Order w/o Oral Hearing (CDR Form No. 3.2A)

 Affidavit of Basic Information, Income, Expenses, and Financial Disclosure (CDR Form No.7.3)

 Group Health Insurance Affidavit (CDR Form No. 7.16)

 Affidavit in Compliance with ORC 3127.23 (CDR Form No. 2.1)

Child Support Computation Worksheet 

ODJFS Support Worksheet
 Mandatory Disclosure Order (CDR Form No. 1.26)

 Administrative Restraining Order (CDR Form No. 19.0)

 IV-D Application (Form ODHS 7076)

 Questionnaire (MUST BE TYPED) (CDR Form No. 1.1)

 Notice of Service Form (CDR Form 3.4)

 PDF  Word Tmp
 Support Account Data Form (CDR Form CDR4905)

 PDF Word Tmp 
 Copy of Plaintiff's Drivers License or State I.D.



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1.2 Complaint for Divorce, Legal Separation - Children - No 75N

 

** Pursuant to O.R.C. 3109.053, in any action for divorce, dissolution of marriage, legal separation, or annulment in which there are any minor children of the marriage, the parties must successfully complete a court-approved in-person or on-line parenting education course. Certification from the parenting education class is valid for two years. Parties must retake the class if certification has expired.

** For parenting education course options, Click Here.

* ALL DOCUMENTS LISTED BELOW ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL !
 Packet Cover Sheet and Filing Instructions

 Complaint (Draft Your Own or use Uniform Domestic Relations Form 7)

 PDF
 
 CDR Property Statement (CDR Form No. 4.1

 Affidavit of Income and Expense (CDR Form No.7.3)

 Affidavit in Compliance with ORC 3127.23 (CDR Form No. 2.1)

 Group Health Insurance Affidavit (CDR Form No. 7.16)

 Mandatory Disclosure Order (CDR Form No. 1.26

 Administrative Restraining Order (CDR Form No. 19.0)

 IV-D Application (Form ODHS 7076)

 Questionnaire (MUST BE TYPED) (CDR Form No. 1.1)

 Copy of Plaintiff's Drivers License or State I.D.



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1.3 Complaint for Divorce, Legal Separation - Children and Separation Agreement

 

** Pursuant to O.R.C. 3109.053, in any action for divorce, dissolution of marriage, legal separation, or annulment in which there are any minor children of the marriage, the parties must successfully complete a court-approved in-person or on-line parenting education course. Certification from the parenting education class is valid for two years. Parties must retake the class if certification has expired.

** For parenting education course options, Click Here.

* ALL DOCUMENTS LISTED BELOW ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL !
 Packet Cover Sheet and Filing Instructions

 Complaint (Draft Your Own or use Uniform Domestic Relations Form 7)

 
 CDR Property Statement (CDR Form No. 4.1)

 PDF  Word Tmp
 Waiver of Service of Summons (CDR Form No. 9.3)

 Separation Agreement (Draft Your Own or use Uniform Domestic Relations Form 19)

 
 Affidavit of Income and Expenses (CDR Form No.7.3)

 Affidavit in Compliance with ORC 3127.23 (CDR Form No. 2.1)

 Group Health Insurance Affidavit (CDR Form No. 7.16)

 Administrative Restraining Order (CDR Form No. 19.0)

 IV-D Application (Form ODHS 7076)

 Questionnaire (MUST BE TYPED) (CDR Form No. 1.1)

 Request for Merits Setting Entry (CDR Form No. 9.1)

 Copy of both Parties' Drivers license or State I.D.



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1.4 Complaint for Divorce, Legal Separation - No Children and 75N Request for Household Expenses

 

* ALL DOCUMENTS LISTED BELOW ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL !
 Packet Cover Sheet and Filing Instructions

 Complaint (Draft Your Own or use Uniform Domestic Relations Form 6)

 
 CDR Property Statement ( CDR Form No. 4.1 )

 Motion and Affidavit for Temporary Order w/o Oral Hearing ( CDR Form No. 3.2 )

 Affidavit of Income and Expenses ( CDR Form No.7.3 )

 Mandatory Disclosure Order ( CDR Form No. 1.26 )

 Administrative Restraining Order ( CDR Form No. 19.0 )

 Questionnaire ( MUST BE TYPED ) ( CDR Form No. 1.1)

 Notice of Service Form ( CDR Form 3.4 )

 PDF  Word Tmp
 Support Account Data Form ( CDR Form CDR4905 )

 PDF  Word Tmp
 Copy of Plaintiff's Driver's License or State I.D.


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1.5 Complaint for Divorce, Legal Separation - No Children and 75N Request for Spousal Support

 

* ALL DOCUMENTS LISTED BELOW ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL !
 Packet Cover Sheet and Filing Instructions

 Complaint (Draft Your Own or use Uniform Domestic Relations Form 6)

 
 CDR Property Statement ( CDR Form No. 4.1 )

 Motion and Affidavit for Temporary Order w/o Oral Hearing ( CDR Form No. 3.2 )

 Affidavit of Income and Expenses ( CDR Form No.7.3 )

 Data Form ( CDR Form No. CDR4905 )

 Mandatory Disclosure Order ( CDR Form No. 1.26 )

 Administrative Restraining Order ( CDR Form No. 19.0 )

 Questionnaire ( MUST BE TYPED ) ( CDR Form No. 1.1)

 Notice of Service Form ( CDR Form 3.4 )

 PDF  Word Tmp
 Copy of Plaintiff's Driver's License or State I.D.

 

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1.6 Complaint for Divorce, Legal Separation - No Children - No Spousal Support or Household Expenses

 

* ALL DOCUMENTS LISTED BELOW ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL !
 Packet Cover Sheet and Filing Instructions

 Complaint (Draft Your Own or use Uniform Domestic Relations Form 6)

 
 CDR Property Statement ( CDR Form No. 4.1 )

 Affidavit of Income and Expenses ( CDR Form No.7.3 )

 Mandatory Disclosure Order ( CDR Form No. 1.26 )

 Administrative Restraining Order ( CDR Form No. 19.0 )

 Questionnaire ( MUST BE TYPED ) ( CDR Form No. 1.1)

 Copy of Plaintiff's Driver's License or State I.D.

 

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1.7 Complaint for Divorce, Legal Separation - No Children and the Parties have a signed Separation Agreement

 

 * ALL DOCUMENTS LISTED BELOW ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL!
 Packet Cover Sheet and Filing Instructions

 Complaint ( Draft Your Own or use Uniform Domestic Relations Form 6 )

 
 Waiver of Service of Summons ( CDR Form No. 9.3 )

 Separation Agreement ( Draft Your Own or use Uniform Domestic Relations Form 19 )

 
 Affidavit of Income and Expenses (CDR Form No.7.3)

 CDR Property Statement (CDR Form No. 4.1)
 PDF  Word Tmp
 Administrative Restraining Order (CDR Form No. 19.0)

 Request for Merits Setting Entry (CDR Form No. 9.1)

 Questionnaire (MUST BE TYPED) (CDR Form No. 1.1)

 Copy of both Parties' Drivers license or State I.D.

 

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1.8 Complaint for Annulment - With Children

 

** Pursuant to O.R.C. 3109.053, in any action for divorce, dissolution of marriage, legal separation, or annulment in which there are any minor children of the marriage, the parties must successfully complete a court-approved in-person or on-line parenting education course. Certification from the parenting education class is valid for two years. Parties must retake the class if certification has expired.

** For parenting education course options, Click Here.

 * ALL DOCUMENTS LISTED BELOW ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL!
 Packet Cover Sheet and Filing Instructions

 Complaint for Annulment With Children ( CDR Form 1.12 or Your Own )

 
 CDR Property Statement ( CDR Form No. 4.1 )

 Affidavit of Income and Expenses ( CDR Form No.7.3 )

 Affidavit in Compliance with ORC 3127.23 ( CDR Form No. 2.1 )

PDF  Word Tmp
 Group Health Insurance Affidavit ( CDR Form No. 7.16 )

PDF  Word Tmp
 Questionnaire ( MUST BE TYPED ) ( CDR Form No. 1.1)

 PDF  Word Tmp
 IV-D Application ( Form ODHS 7076 )

 PDF Word Tmp
 Administrative Restraining Order ( CDR Form No. 19.0 )

 Mandatory Disclosure Order ( CDR Form No. 1.26 )

 PDF Word Tmp
 Decree of Annulment - Children - No Private Insurance (CDR Form 912) ( Rev 1/25/2021 )
 Decree of Annulment - Children - With Private Insurance (CDR Form 911) ( Rev 8/1/2016 )
 PDF
 PDF
 Questionnaire (MUST BE TYPED) ( CDR Form No. 1.1 )

 Copy of Drivers license or State I.D.

 

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1.9 Complaint for Annulment - No Children
 
 * ALL DOCUMENTS LISTED BELOW ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL!
 Packet Cover Sheet and Filing Instructions

 Complaint for Annulment - No Children ( CDR Form 1.13 or Your Own )

 
 CDR Property Statement ( CDR Form No. 4.1 )

 Affidavit of Income and Expenses ( CDR Form No.7.3 )

 Questionnaire ( MUST BE TYPED ) ( CDR Form No. 1.1)

 PDF  Word Tmp
 Administrative Restraining Order ( CDR Form No. 19.0 )

 Mandatory Disclosure Order ( CDR Form No. 1.26 )

 PDF  Word Tmp
 Decree of Annulment - No Children ( CDR Form 913 )
 (Must be submitted prior to final hearing)
 PDF
 Questionnaire (MUST BE TYPED) ( CDR Form No. 1.1 )

 Copy of Drivers license or State I.D.

 

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1.10 Answer or Counterclaim to Divorce, Legal Separation , or Annulment - Children and 75N

 

** Pursuant to O.R.C. 3109.053, in any action for divorce, dissolution of marriage, legal separation, or annulment in which there are any minor children of the marriage, the parties must successfully complete a court-approved in-person or on-line parenting education course. Certification from the parenting education class is valid for two years. Parties must retake the class if certification has expired.

** For parenting education course options, Click Here.

 * ALL DOCUMENTS LISTED BELOW ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL!
 Answer or Counterclaim (Draft Your Own or use Uniform Domestic Relations Form 9 or
 Form 11)

Counterclaim Form 9 PDF
Answer Form 11 PDF 
 CDR Property Statement or (CDR Form No. 4.1)

   PDF  Word Tmp
 Motion and Affidavit for Temporary Orders w/o Oral Hearing (CDR Form No. 3.2A)

  PDF  Word Tmp
 Affidavit of Income and Expenses (CDR Form No. 7.3) 

  PDF Word Tmp
 Group Health insurance Affidavit (CDR Form 7.16)

  PDF  Word Tmp
 Affidavit in Compliance with ORC 3127.23 (CDR Form No. 2.1)

  PDF  Word Tmp
 Child Support Computation Worksheet

ODJFS Support Worksheet
 IV-D Application (Form ODHS 7076) 

 PDF  Word Tmp
 Questionnaire (MUST BE TYPED)(CDR Form No. 1.1)

  PDF  Word Tmp
 Notice of Service Form ( CDR Form 3.4 )

 PDF Word Tmp 
 Support Account Data Form ( CDR Form CDR4905 )

  PDF   Word Tmp
 Copy of Defendant's Driver's License or State ID

 

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1.11 Answer or Counterclaim to Complaint for Divorce, Legal Separation  - Children - No 75N

 

** Pursuant to O.R.C. 3109.053, in any action for divorce, dissolution of marriage, legal separation, or annulment in which there are any minor children of the marriage, the parties must successfully complete a court-approved in-person or on-line parenting education course. Certification from the parenting education class is valid for two years. Parties must retake the class if certification has expired.

** For parenting education course options, Click Here.

 * ALL DOCUMENTS LISTED BELOW ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL!
 Answer or Counterclaim (Draft Your Own or use Uniform Domestic
 Relations Form 9 or Form 11)

 Counterclaim Form 9 PDF
Answer Form 11 PDF 
 CDR Property Statement or (CDR Form No. 4.1) 

      PDF       Word Tmp
 Affidavit of Income and Expenses (CDR Form No. 7.3) 

PDF Word Tmp
 Group Health insurance Affidavit (CDR Form 7.16)

 PDF  Word Tmp
 Affidavit in Compliance with ORC 3127.23 (CDR Form No. 2.1)

 PDF Word Tmp
 IV-D Application (Form ODHS 7076)

 PDF Word Tmp
 Questionnaire (MUST BE TYPED)(CDR Form No. 1.1)

 PDF Word Tmp
 Copy of Defendant's Driver's License or State ID

 

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1.12 Answer or Counterclaim to Complaint for Divorce, Legal Separation - No Children and 75N Request for Household Expenses

 

  * ALL DOCUMENTS LISTED BELOW ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL!
 Answer or Counterclaim (Draft Your Own or use Uniform Domestic 
 Relations Form 8 or Form 10)

Counterclaim Form 8 PDF
Answer Form 10 PDF 
 CDR Property Statement (CDR Form No. 4.1) 

     PDF    Word Tmp
 Motion and Affidavit for Temporary Orders w/o Oral Hearing (CDR Form No. 3.2)

 PDF Word Tmp
 Affidavit of Income and Expenses (CDR Form No. 7.3)

 PDF Word Tmp
 Notice of Service Form (CDR Form No. 3.4)

 PDF Word Tmp
 Questionnaire (MUST BE TYPED)(CDR Form No. 1.1)

 PDF Word Tmp
 Copy of Defendant's Driver's License or State ID

 

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1.13 Answer or Counterclaim for Divorce, Legal Separation - No Children and 75N Request for Spousal Support

 

 * ALL DOCUMENTS LISTED BELOW ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL!
 Answer or Counterclaim (Draft Your Own or use Uniform Domestic 
 Relations Form 8 or Form 10)

Counterclaim Form 8 PDF 
 Answer Form 10 PDF
 CDR Property Statement (CDR Form No. 4.1) 

     PDF     Word Tmp
 Motion and Affidavit for Temporary Orders w/o Oral Hearing (CDR Form No. 3.2)

 PDF Word Tmp
 Affidavit of Income and Expenses (CDR Form No. 7.3)

 PDF Word Tmp
 Notice of Service Form (CDR Form No. 3.4)

 PDF Word Tmp
 Data Form (CDR Form No. CDR4905)

 PDF Word Tmp
 Questionaire (MUST BE TYPED)(CDR Form No. 1.1)

 PDF Word Tmp
 Copy of Defendant's Driver's License or State ID

 

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1.14 Answer or Counterclaim to Complaint for Divorce, Legal Separation - No Children - No Spousal Support or Household Expenses

 

  * ALL DOCUMENTS LISTED BELOW ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL!
 Answer or Counterclaim (Draft Your Own or use Uniform Domestic 
 Relations Form 8 or Form 10)

Counterclaim Form 8 PDF 
Answer Form 10 PDF 
 CDR Property Statement (CDR Form No. 4.1) 

    PDF    Word Tmp
  Affidavit of Income and Expenses (CDR Form No. 7.3)

 PDF Word Tmp
  Questionaire (MUST BE TYPED)(CDR Form No. 1.1)

 PDF Word Tmp
  Copy of Defendant's Driver's License or State ID

 

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1.15 Answer or Counterclaim to Annulment - Children

 

** Pursuant to O.R.C. 3109.053, in any action for divorce, dissolution of marriage, legal separation, or annulment in which there are any minor children of the marriage, the parties must successfully complete a court-approved in-person or on-line parenting education course. Certification from the parenting education class is valid for two years. Parties must retake the class if certification has expired.

** For parenting education course options, Click Here.

 * ALL DOCUMENTS LISTED BELOW ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL!
 Answer or Counterclaim (Draft Your Own or use Uniform Domestic
 Relations Form 9 or Form 11)

 Counterclaim Form 9 PDF
Answer Form 11 PDF 
 CDR Property Statement or (CDR Form No. 4.1) 

      PDF       Word Tmp
 Affidavit of Income and Expenses (CDR Form No. 7.3) 

PDF Word Tmp
 Group Health insurance Affidavit (CDR Form 7.16)

 PDF  Word Tmp
 Affidavit in Compliance with ORC 3127.23 (CDR Form No. 2.1)

 PDF Word Tmp
 IV-D Application (Form ODHS 7076)

 PDF Word Tmp
 Questionnaire (MUST BE TYPED)(CDR Form No. 1.1)

 PDF Word Tmp
 Copy of Defendant's Driver's License or State ID

 

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1.16 Answer or Counterclaim to  Annulment - No Children


 * ALL DOCUMENTS LISTED BELOW ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL!
 Answer or Counterclaim (Draft Your Own or use Uniform Domestic
 Relations Form 8 or Form 10)

 Counterclaim Form 8 PDF
Answer Form 10 PDF 
 CDR Property Statement or (CDR Form No. 4.1) 

      PDF       Word Tmp
 Affidavit of Income and Expenses (CDR Form No. 7.3) 

 PDF Word Tmp
 Questionnaire (MUST BE TYPED)(CDR Form No. 1.1)

 PDF Word Tmp
 Copy of Defendant's Driver's License or State ID

 

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Section 2 - Petition for Dissolution


NOTICE: Effective June 1, 2023 the Hamilton County Domestic Relations Court requires a decree and associated documents be submitted at the time of filing a new petition for dissolution. If the petition , decree and associated documents are e-filed through the Clerk of Courts website, rejected decree documents should be resubmitted through the e-filing program. Click HERE for information about the Accept/Reject/Resubmit process.


FILING FEE: August 3, 2015

–  $325.00 (without Children)

–  $375.00 (with Children)

All fees are payable by CASH, PERSONAL CHECK, CERTIFIED CHECK, MONEY ORDER, MASTERCARD, VISA, AMERICAN EXPRESS, or DISCOVER CARD.

NOTICE – If you are paying by credit card, a fee will be added as dictated by this schedule.      www.courtclerk.org/forms/pnp_schedule.pdf

When using a credit card, the card holder must be present.

Checks and Money Orders are to be made payable to: 
CLERK OF COURTS

REQUIRED COPIES: If filing a Waiver of Service with your Petition, you will need your original set of documents plus 3 copies of all documents.

  1. If there will be a Shared Parenting or Parenting Plan in a case:
    Shared Plans or Parenting Plans must be e-filed or submitted to the Court and approved by the assigned Magistrate prior to the final hearing. To be approved, the plan must be submitted with the following attachments:
    • Appropriate Child Support Computation Worksheet (including deviation from guideline support amount, if appropriate) ODJFS Worksheet is now available. 
    • Standard Parenting Order (Form 2.7) if the said order is referenced in the body of the plan.
    • Appropriate health care order (Form 7.17) if private health insurance is available - Form 7.20 if not).
    Shared Parenting or Parenting Plans submitted are generally approved or rejected within 5 business days.

 


2.1 Petition for Dissolution - Children

 

PLEASE READ:

** Pursuant to O.R.C. 3109.053, in any action for divorce, dissolution of marriage, legal separation, or annulment in which there are any minor children of the marriage, the parties must successfully complete a court-approved in-person or on-line parenting education course. Certification from the parenting education class is valid for two years. Parties must retake the class if certification has expired.

** For parenting education course options, Click Here.

** Shared Parenting Plans or Parenting Plans must be e-filed or submitted to the Decree Office at the time of filing for approval by the Court.

* ALL DOCUMENTS LISTED BELOW ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL !
 Packet Cover Sheet and Filing Instructions

 Petition (Draft Your Own or use Uniform Domestic Relations Form 17)

 
 Separation Agreement (Draft Your Own or use  Form 19)

 
 Waiver of Service Consent to Merits ( CDR Form No. 9.3A )

 Waiver of Representation (1 for each unrepresented Litigant) (CDR Form No. 9.2)

 Proof of Attendance at Parenting Education Class (Both Parties)

Registration Information
 Copy of both parties' drivers license or State I.D.


 Questionnaire ( MUST BE TYPED ) (CDR Form No. 1.1)

 IV-D Application ( Form No. ODHS 7076 )

 Affidavit of Basic Information, Income, Expenses, and Financial Disclosure (1 for each litigant) (CDR Form No. 7.3)

 Affidavit of Property and Debt (1 for each litigant) (CDR Form No. 4.1)

 PDF  Word Tmp
 Group Health Insurance Affidavit (CDR Form No. 7.16)

 Affidavit in Compliance with ORC 3127.23 (CDR Form No. 2.1)

 Final Decree of Shared Parenting (CDR Form No. 2.3) (if appropriate)

 PDF  Word Tmp
 Shared Parenting Plan or Parenting Plan (if appropriate)  
                CDR Form 2.2 - Shared Parenting Plan
 
                or Uniform Domestic Relations Form 21 - Parenting Plan
 Form 21
 Decree / Final Judgment (Your Own or use Form 18)

CDR Form 18
 Appropriate Health Care Order  (CDR Form No. 7.17) or PDF Word Tmp
 (CDR Form No. 7.20)  PDF  Word Tmp
 Appropriate Child Support Worksheet

ODJFS Support Worksheet 
 Standard Parenting Order (if applicable) (CDR Form 2.7)

PDF  Word Tmp
 Support Account Data Form (CDR Form CDR4905)

PDF  Word Tmp
 Health Care Verification Form (if possible) (CDR Form 7.21)

PDF Word Tmp

** If there will be Shared Parenting or a Parenting Plan in a case:

Shared Parenting Plans or Parenting Plans must be E-Filed or submitted to the Court at the time of filing and approved by the assigned Magistrate prior to the final hearing. To be approved, the plan must be submitted with the following attachments:

  • Appropriate Child Support Computation Worksheet (including deviation from guideline support amount, if appropriate). ODJFS Worksheet is now available.
  • Standard Parenting Order (Form 2.7) if the said order is referenced in the body of the plan.
  • Appropriate health care order (Form 7.17) if private health insurance is available- (7.20) if not.

Shared Parenting or Parenting Plans are generally approved or rejected within 5 business days. 


2.2 Petition for Dissolution - Spousal Support

 

* ALL DOCUMENTS LISTED BELOW ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL !
 Packet Cover Sheet and Filing Instructions

 Petition (Draft Your Own or use Uniform Domestic Relations Form 17)

 
 Separation Agreement (Draft Your Own or use Form 19)

 
 Waiver of Service Consent to Merits (CDR Form No. 9.3A)

 Waiver of Representation (1 for each unrepresented Litigant) (CDR Form No. 9.2)

 Questionnaire (MUST BE TYPED) (CDR Form No. 1.1)

 Affidavit of Basic Information, Income, Expenses, and Financial Disclosure (1 for each Litigant) (CDR Form No. 7.3)

 Affidavit of Property and Debt (1 for each Litigant) (CDR Form 4.1)

 PDF    Word Tmp
 Support Account Data Form (CDR Form No. CDR4905)

PDF  Word Tmp
 Decree / Final Judgment (Your Own or use Form 18)

 CDR Form 18 
 Copy of both Parties' Drivers license or State I.D.




2.3 Petition for Dissolution - No Children and No Spousal Support

 

* ALL DOCUMENTS LISTED BELOW ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL !
 Packet Cover Sheet and Filing Instructions

 Petition (Draft Your Own or use Uniform Domestic Relations Form 17)

 
 Separation Agreement (Draft Your Own or use Form 19)

 
 Waiver of Service Consent to Merits (CDR Form No. 9.3 )

 Waiver of Representation (1 for each unrepresented Litigant) (CDR Form No. 9.2)

 Questionnaire (MUST BE TYPED) (CDR Form No. 1.1 )

 Affidavit of Property and Debt (1 for each litigant) (CDR Form 4.1)

 PDF  Word Tmp
 Affidavit of Basic Information, Income, Expenses, and Financial Disclosure (1 for each litigant) (CDR Form No. 7.3)

 Decree / Final Judgment (Your Own or use Form 18)

CDR Form 18
 Copy of both Parties' Drivers license or State I.D.


 

Section 3 - Decree/Final Judgment of Divorce, Legal Separation, or Annulment

REQUIRED COPIES: The Court will only need to keep the original Decree for our file. Certified copies can be ordered from and printed by the Clerk of Courts office .

Note that your marriage is not terminated until the Decree is filed with the Clerk of Courts. The Clerk of Court’s office will notify attorneys and unrepresented litigants via mailed postcard when the Decree is journalized. The date the Decree is journalized on the Clerk of Court’s docket is the date your marriage is officially terminated. Certified copies may be picked up in the Clerk of Courts office, room 3-47, after you receive the postcard. 


3.1 Decree/Final Judgment of Divorce, Legal Separation or Annulment with Children
 Decree/Final Judgment ( Your Own or use Form 12A  Divorce Decree - Children - No Private Health
 Insurance OR Form 12B Divorce Decree - Children - With Private Health Insurance)
 Form 12A Tmp
Form 12B PDF  Form 12B Tmp
 Separation Agreement ( Optional ) ( Your Own or use Form 19 )

 
 Shared Parenting Plan (if appropriate ) ( Form 2.2 Shared Parenting )

 PDF Word Tmp
 Final Decree of Shared Parenting (if appropriate) ( CDR Form No. 2.3 )

 Appropriate Health Care Order ( CDR Form No. 7.17 ) or
( CDR Form No. 7.20 )
 Appropriate Child Support Worksheet

 Standard Parenting Order ( CDR Form No. 2.7 )

 Support Account Data Form ( CDR Form No. CDR4905 )

 IV-D Application (or copy) ( Form ODHS 7076 )

 Health Care Verification Form (if possible) ( CDR Form No. 7.21 )


    • Appropriate Health Care Order (Use Form 7.17 if private health insurance is available - Form 7.20 if not)
    • Standard Parenting Order (Form 2.7) is applicable if referred to in the Decree or Parenting Plan or Shared Parenting Plan.
    • You will need to provide the original of all documents except:
      • Support Account Data Form (1 Copy)
      • IV-D Application (1 Copy)
      • Health Care Verification Form (1 Copy)

3.2 Decree/Final Judgment of Divorce, Legal Separation or Annulment - No Children with Spousal Support
 Decree/Final Judgment ( Your Own or use Form 11 )

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 Separation Agreement ( Optional ) ( Your Own or use Form 19 )

 
 Support Account Data Form ( CDR Form No. CDR4905 )


    • You will need to provide the original of the Decree and Separation Agreement but only 1 copy of the Data Form.

3.3 Decree/Final Judgment of Divorce, Legal Separation or Annulment - No Children or Spousal Support
 Decree/Final Judgment ( Your Own or use Form 14 )

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 Separation Agreement ( Optional ) ( Your Own or use Form 19 )

 

  • You will need to provide the original of the Decree and Separation Agreement.