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Divorce

Nullity

Legal Separation

Joint Summary Dissolution


Divorce


General

Starting a Dissolution

Responding to a Dissolution

Disclosure Documents

Finalizing - Default and Uncontested

Finalizing - Contested

Finalizing - Stipulated Judgments

General

Dissolution Flow Chart (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Stanislaus .)

Divorce, Legal Separation or Nullity of Marriage (ZIP, 17 MB) (prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Siskiyou ) This chart explains the legal process of how to obtain a Divorce, Legal Separation or Nullity of Marriage. This file is a zipped file in Microsoft Publisher format. You will need WinZip to unzip the file and Microsoft Publisher to view it. Click here (ZIP, 17 MB) for chart in Spanish.

EZLegalFile.com Family, Marriage, Divorce FAQ (PDF, DOC) (prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo )

Telephone Triage Checklist - "I need help with my divorce." Example 1 (PDF, DOC) (produced by the Superior Court of California, County of Butte)

Telephone Triage Checklist - "I need help with my divorce." Example 2 (PDF, DOC) (produced by the Superior Court of California, County of Butte)

Going to Court Without a Lawyer: A Guide to Handling Uncontested Divorce, Legal Separation, or Annulment (176 KB) (Prepared by the Center for Families, Children & the Courts)
Also available in Spanish.

Starting a Dissolution

How to start or respond to an action for dissolution, legal separation or annulment – Web Workshop (Rev. 08/01/2008) (prepared by the Ventura Courts Self-Help Legal Access Center

Instructions for Disso/Legal Separation/Nullity- Step 1 (Rev. 1/2007) (Prepared by the Santa Clara Superior Court Self Service Center ).

Petitioner's Roadmap to Success in a Dissolution (KB) (prepared by Superior Court of California, County of Marin )

Responding to a Dissolution

Respondents's Roadmap to Success in a Dissolution (prepared by Superior Court of California, County of Marin )

Finalizing - Default and Uncontested

Did you file for a divorce and your spouse did not respond? "Default" (PDF, DOC) (Prepared by the Santa Clara Superior Court Self Service Center )

Did you file for a divorce and your spouse did not respond? "Default Judgment" (Prepared by the Santa Clara Superior Court Self Service Center )

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 )

Finishing Your Divorce, Legal Separation or Nullity - Default Judgment Status Only (1 MB) (prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Fresno )

Finalizing - Contested

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

Ex Parte Order to Reset Settlement Officer Conference (41 KB) (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 )

Finalizing - Stipulated Judgments

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 )

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 )

Case Management

Family Law Rule for Case Management for SRL Cases (DOC) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles )

Notice of Case Management Conference Served with Petition (DOC) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles )

Notice of Hearing to complete dissolution (DOC) (prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Marin ).

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Nullity

Instructions for Disso/Legal Separation/Nullity- Step 1 (Rev. 1/2007) (Prepared by the Santa Clara Superior Court Self Service Center ).

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Legal Separation

Instructions for Disso/Legal Separation/Nullity- Step 1 (Rev. 1/2007) (Prepared by the Santa Clara Superior Court Self Service Center ).

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Joint Summary Dissolution

Instructions for Joint Summary Dissolution (Rev. 1/2007) (Prepared by the Santa Clara Superior Court Self Service Center ).

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