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Divorce, Nullity & Legal Separation

Information and Instructions

How to Start a Case (also available in Spanish) (Rev. 07/2013) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

Summary Dissolution Instructions (Rev. 01/2012) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

How to File a Response (Rev. 07/2013) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

Mandatory Financial Disclosures (Rev. 07/2013) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

Restoring Your Maiden or Former Name (After Entry of Judgment (PDF) (DOC) (Rev. 06/2011) (prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

Information About Pensions / Retirement Plans in Divorces and Legal Separations (Rev. 10/2013) (prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles)

Request for Trial When You and the Other Party Have Filed the Petition and Response (Rev. 07/2011) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

How to Start and Finish a Divorce / Legal Separation by Agreement After Response is Filed (Rev. 12/2010) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

How to Start and Finish a Divorce / Legal Separation by Default (Rev. 08/2013) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

Community vs. Separate Property (Rev. 11/2011) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

How to Put the Things You Own on Your Divorce Papers - Community or Separate Property? (Rev. 12/2010) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

4 Choices to Finish Your Case: A Response Has Been Filed (Rev. 11/2012) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

What You Need to Know About Dividing Things You Own and Owe (Rev. 06/2009) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

Workshop: Start Your Divorce (No Children) (PPT, Rev. 03/2013)

Dissolution Orientation / Overview Workshop Curriculum (Rev. 09/2014) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles) 

Dissolution Workshop Worksheet - (English | Spanish) (Rev. 09/2014) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles)

Information About Pensions/Retirement Plans in Divorces and Legal Separations (Rev. 10/2013) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles)

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Samples

Start a Dissolution Case (No Minors) (Rev. 07/2012) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

Start a Dissolution Case (With Minors) (Rev. 08/2012) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

Start Dissolution With Request for Order, Custody/Visitation (Rev. 08/2012) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

Start Dissolution With Request for Order, Ex Parte Custody/Visitation (Rev. 10/2012) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

Response to Dissolution (No Minors) (Rev. 04/2012) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

Response to Dissolution (With Minors) (Rev. 08/2012) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

Petitioner's Declaration of Disclosure (Rev. 08/2013) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

Respondent's Declaration of Disclosure (Rev. 08/2013) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

Request for Trial When You and the Other Party Have Filed the Petition and Response (Rev. 07/2011) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

Summary Dissolution (Rev. 07/2013) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

Divorce Workshop Intake Form (Rev. 06/2013) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

Finalizing - Default and Uncontested

Marital Settlement Agreement (PDF, DOC) (prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Butte)

Stipulated Judgment (Children) (26 KB) (prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Placer )

Stipulated Judgment (No Children) (24 KB) (prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Placer )

Finalizing - Contested

Are you trying to finish your divorceā€¦and your husband/wife filed the Petition or a Response (PDF, DOC) (Prepared by the Santa Clara Superior Court Self Service Center )

Response to Special Interrogatories (27 KB) (prepared by the Santa Clara Superior Court Self Service Center )

Stipulation for Judgment (42 KB) (prepared by the Santa Clara Superior Court Self Service Center )

Attachment 4.j. - Stipulation for Judgment (36 KB) (prepared by the Santa Clara Superior Court Self Service Center )

Stipulation and Order for Extension of Time to Bring Action to Trial (37 KB) (prepared by the Santa Clara Superior Court Self Service Center )

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