About this Template:
Start here if you are ready to file for divorce. This is the first step of the divorce process.
Petition for Divorce
When to Use: When you are ready to file for divorce, legal separation, and/or dissolution of your registered domestic partnership, you must file a petition.
Why: This form contains all of the basic information the court needs to know to initiate a proceeding. This template will lead you through filling out this form correctly and completely.
When to Use: You have completed the petition for divorce or legal separation and are ready for the next step in the process
Why: This form contains important information about the divorce or separation process, which must be read carefully by you and your spouse or domestic partner.