Forms

You may not need all of these forms. Or you may need more forms. If you are not sure which forms to use, talk to your family law facilitator, self-help center, or a lawyer. Click for help finding a lawyer.

NOTE: All California courts use the same basic set of forms. But some courts have special, local forms, too. To see if you will need any special, local forms, contact your court clerk or check your court’s website. The forms may be posted on their site. If not, the site will list the address and phone number of your local courthouse.

To download a form (in PDF format), click on the form number in the appropriate table. If the form you need is fillable, you will be able to fill and print it out.


Forms to Bring an Action to Establish Parentage

Form Name

Form Number

Information/Instructions

Summons (Uniform Parentage — Petition for Custody and Support)

FL-210

 

Petition to Establish Parental Relationship (Uniform Parentage)

FL-200

 

Declaration Under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA)

FL-105/GC-120

 

Attachment to Declaration Under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA)

FL-105(A)/GC-120(A)

 

Response to Petition to Establish Parental Relationship (Uniform Parentage)

FL-220

 

Request to Enter Default (Family Law — Uniform Parentage)

FL-165

 

Proof of Service of Summons (Family Law — Uniform Parentage — Custody and Support)

FL-115

 

Income and Expense Declaration

OR

Financial Statement (Simplified)

FL-150

OR

FL-155

You need to use either Form FL-150 or Form FL-155.

Read Which Financial Form - FL-155 or FL-150? (Form DV-570) to find out if you can use the simpler Form FL-155.

A lawyer or family law facilitator can help you decide which form to use.
You need to attach:

  • A copy of your paystubs for the last 2 months; or
  • A recent profit and loss statement if you are self-employed or own any rental property.

Declaration for Default or Uncontested Judgment (Uniform Parentage — Custody and Support)

FL-230

 

Judgment (Uniform Parentage —Custody and Support)

FL-250

 

Child Custody and Visitation Order Attachment

FL-341

 

Children’s Holiday Schedule Attachment

FL-341(C)

 

Attachment Provisions — Physical Custody Attachment

FL-341(D)

 

Joint Legal Custody Attachment

FL-341(E)

 

Child Support Information and Order Attachment

FL-342

 

Notice of Rights and Responsibilities — Health-Care Costs and Reimbursement Procedures and Information Sheet on Changing a Child Support Order

 

FL-192

Child Support Case Registry Form

FL-191

 

Income Withholding for Support

FL-195

Form FL-196: Instructions for form FL-195

When filling out Form FL-195, make sure to only write the last 4 digits of the social security number of the person ordered to pay support – the law requires it to protect their privacy.

Notice of Entry of Judgment (Family Law — Uniform Parentage — Custody and Support)

FL-190

 

Stipulation for Entry of Judgment Re: Establishment of Parental Relationship (Uniform Parentage)

FL-240

 

Advisement and Waiver of Rights Re: Establishment of Parental Relationship (Uniform Parentage)

FL-235

 

Stipulation and Order for Custody and/or Visitation of Children

FL-355

 

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Forms to Use If You Were Served With a Petition to Establish Parental Relationship (Form FL-200)

Form Name

Form Number

Information/Instructions

Response to Petition to Establish Parental Relationship (Uniform Parentage)

FL-220

 

Declaration Under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA)

FL-105/GC-120

 

Attachment to Declaration Under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA)

FL-105(A)/GC-120(A)

 

Income and Expense Declaration

 

        OR

 

Financial Statement (Simplified)

FL-150

 

OR

 

FL-155

Fill out this form only if the judge decides that you are a parent of the child.

You need to use either Form FL-150 or Form FL-155.

Read Which Financial Form - FL-155 or FL-150? (Form DV-570) to find out if you can use the simpler Form FL-155.

A lawyer or family law facilitator can help you decide which form to use.
You need to attach:

  • A copy of your paystubs for the last 2 months; or
  • A recent profit and loss statement if you are self-employed or own any rental property.

Stipulation for Entry of Judgment Re: Establishment of Parental Relationship (Uniform Parentage)

FL-240

 

Advisement and Waiver of Rights Re: Establishment of Parental Relationship (Uniform Parentage)

FL-235

 

Declaration for Default or Uncontested Judgment (Uniform Parentage — Custody and Support)

FL-230

 

Judgment (Uniform Parentage — Custody and Support)

FL-250

 

Child Custody and Visitation Order Attachment

FL-341

 

Children’s Holiday Schedule Attachment

FL-341(C)

 

Attachment Provisions — Physical Custody Attachment

FL-341(D)

 

Joint Legal Custody Attachment

FL-341(E)

 

Child Support Information and Order Attachment

FL-342

 

Stipulation and Order for Custody and/or Visitation of Children

FL-355

 

Notice of Rights and Responsibilities — Health-Care Costs and Reimbursement Procedures and Information Sheet on Changing a Child Support Order

 

FL-192

Child Support Case Registry Form

FL-191

 

Income Withholding for Support

FL-195

Form FL-196: Instructions for Form FL-195

When filling out Form FL-195, make sure to only write the last 4 digits of the social security number of the person ordered to pay support – the law requires it to protect their privacy.

Notice of Entry of Judgment (Family Law — Uniform Parentage — Custody and Support)

FL-190

 

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Forms to Use If You Were Served With a Summons and Complaint or Supplemental Complaint Regarding Parental Obligations (Form FL-600)

Form Name

Form Number    

Instructions

Answer to Complaint or Supplemental Complaint Regarding Parental Obligations (Governmental)

FL-610

 

Income and Expense Declaration

 

 OR

 

Financial Statement (Simplified)

FL-150

 

OR

 

FL-155

Fill out this form only if the judge decides that you are a parent of the child.

You need to use either Form FL-150 or Form FL-155.

Read Which Financial Form - FL-155 or FL-150? (Form DV-570) to find out if you can use the simpler Form FL-155.

A lawyer or family law facilitator can help you decide which form to use.
You need to attach:

  • A copy of your paystubs for the last 2 months; or
  • A recent profit and loss statement if you are self-employed or own any rental property.

Forms to Use If You Were Served With a Governmental Notice of Motion or Order to Show Cause

Form Name

 Form Number    

Instructions

Response to Governmental Notice of Motion or Order to Show Cause (Governmental)

FL-685

 

Income and Expense Declaration

 

 OR

 

Financial Statement (Simplified)

FL-150

 

OR

 

FL-155

Fill out this form only if the judge decides that you are a parent of the child.

You need to use either Form FL-150 or Form FL-155.

Read Which Financial Form - FL-155 or FL-150? (Form DV-570) to find out if you can use the simpler Form FL-155.

A lawyer or family law facilitator can help you decide which form to use.
You need to attach:

  • A copy of your paystubs for the last 2 months; or
  • A recent profit and loss statement if you are self-employed or own any rental property.

Forms to Bring a Court Action to Set Aside (Cancel) a Voluntary Declaration of Paternity

Form Name

  Form  Number   

Instructions

Request for Hearing and Application to Set Aside Voluntary Declaration of Paternity

  FL-280

 

Proof of Personal Service

  FL-330

For instructions, read Information Sheet for Proof of Personal Service (Form FL-330-INFO).

Order After Hearing on Motion to Set Aside Voluntary Declaration of Paternity

  FL-290

 

Forms to Answer an Action to Set Aside (Cancel) a Voluntary Declaration of Paternity

Form Name

 Form  Number   

Instructions

Responsive Declaration to Application to Set Aside Voluntary Declaration of Paternity

   FL-285

 

Proof of Service by Mail

   FL-335

For instructions, read Information Sheet for Proof of Service by Mail (Form FL-335-INFO).

Order After Hearing on Motion to Set Aside Voluntary Declaration of Paternity

   FL-290

 

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