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 Ask for a Child Support Order


Forms to Ask for a Child Support Order Once You Have a Court Case Open

Form Name

Form  Number 

Instructions

Request for Order

FL-300

 

 

Use the Information Sheet for Request for Order (Form FL-300-INFO) for information on how to fill out the Request for Order.


Ask your family law facilitator if you need to check the box for “Court Order” and item 4 on Form FL-300.

 

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.
Proof of Personal Service

FL-330

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

Proof of Service by Mail

FL-335

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

Responsive Declaration to Request for Order

FL-320

Attach this formm blank.

If you will also be asking for child custody, you can add this form:

Child Custody and Visitation Application Attachment

FL-311

Optional form, but may help you make sure you do not leave anything out of your request.

Find out more information on fee waivers.

Forms to Ask for Child Support With a Petition for Custody and Support of Minor Children

Form Name

Form Number

Instructions

Petition for Custody and Support of Minor Children

FL-260

Video instructions for FL-260 Video Icon 

Summons (Uniform Parentage--Petition for Custody and Support)  FL-210

Video instructions for FL-210 Video Icon

Declaration Under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA)  FL-105/GC-120

Instructions for form FL-105/GC-120

Video instructions for FL-105/GC-120 Video Icon

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

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.

Video instructions for FL-150

Video instructions for FL-155

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

FL-115

 

Response to Petition for Custody and Support of Minor Children  FL-270

Video instructions for FL-270 Video Icon

Find more information on fee waivers.


Forms to Respond to a Child Support Request


Forms to Answer Papers You Were Served by Your Child's Other Parent (with a Request for Order) Asking to Set Up or Change a Child Support Order

Form Name

Form  Number 

Instructions

Responsive Declaration to Request for Order

FL-320

 

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.

Proof of Personal Service

OR

Proof of Service by Mail

FL-330

OR

FL-335

For instructions, read Information Sheet for Proof of Personal Service (Form FL-330-INFO)  OR  Information Sheet for Proof of Service by Mail (Form FL-335-INFO). 

If the papers you were served also ask for child custody orders, you can also fill out this form:

Child Custody and Visitation Application Attachment

FL-311

Optional form, but may help you make sure you do not leave anything out of your request.

Find more information on fee waivers.

Forms to Answer Papers You Were Served by the Local Child Support Agency (LCSA) Asking to Set Up or Change a Child Support Order

Form Name

Form  Number 

Instructions

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

FL-610

Use this form if you have been served with a Summons and Complaint or Supplemental Complaint Regarding Parental Obligations (Form FL-600)

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

FL-685

Use this form if you received a Notice of Motion (Governmental) (Form FL-680) or an Order to Show Cause (Governmental) (Form FL-683). If you also received a Summons and Complaint or Supplemental ComplaintRegarding Parental Obligations (Form FL-600) at the same time, use both this Form FL-685 AND Form FL-610.

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.

Proof of Personal Service

OR

Proof of Service by Mail

FL-330

OR

FL-335

For instructions, read Information Sheet for Proof of Personal Service (Form FL-330-INFO)  OR  Information Sheet for Proof of Service by Mail (Form FL-335-INFO).

Find more information on fee waivers.   If the LCSA is involved in your case and the only issues you are raising relate to support, you will not have to pay a filing fee.

Forms to Answer a Simplified Motion for Child Support

Form Name

Form Number 

Instructions

Responsive Declaration to Motion for Simplified Modification of Order for Child, Spousal, or Family Support

FL-392

Information Sheet- How to Oppose a Request to Change Child, Spousal, or Family Support (Form FL-393)

Income and Expense Declaration

OR

 

Financial Statement (Simplified)

FL-150

OR

 

FL-155

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

Read the instructions on the back of form FL-155 to see if you can use it.

A lawyer or family law facilitator can help you decide which form to use.

You will need to attach:

  • A copy of your pay stubs for the last 2 months, and/or
  • A recent profit and loss statement if you are self-employed and/or own any rental property.
Find more information on fee waivers.  If the LCSA is involved in your case and the only issues you are raising relate to support, you will not have to pay a filing fee.

 

Forms to Answer Papers You Were Served Asking to Set Up a Child Support Order in a Restraining Order Case

Form Name

Form Number 

Instructions

Response to Request for Domestic Violence Restraining Order

DV-120

Use this form to answer the request for the restraining order.

Read How Can I Respond to a Request for Domestic Violence Restraining Order? (Form DV-120-INFO) or see this instructional video .

Income and Expense Declaration

OR

 

Financial Statement (Simplified)

FL-150

OR

 

FL-155

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

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

A lawyer or family law facilitator can help you decide which form to use.

You will need to attach:

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

Video instructions for Form FL-150

Video instructions for Form FL-155

Proof of Service by Mail (CLETS)

DV-250

 

Find more information on fee waivers.

 

Forms to Respond to a Petition for Custody and Support of Minor Children

 

Form Name

Form  Number 

Instructions

Response to Petition for Custody and Support of Minor Children

FL-260

Video instructions for Form FL-260  

Declaration Under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) FL-105 / GC-120

Video instructions for Form FL-105/GC-120

Child Custody and Visitation Application Attachment FL-311 Optional form, but may help you ensure you do not leave anything out of your request.

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.

Video instructions for Form FL-150

Video instructions for Form FL-155

Proof of Personal Service

OR

Proof of Service by Mail

FL-330

OR

FL-335

For instructions, read Information Sheet for Proof of Personal Service (Form FL-330-INFO)  OR  Information Sheet for Proof of Service by Mail (Form FL-335-INFO).

Find more information on fee waivers.

 


Forms to Set Up or Change a Support Order by Agreement


Forms to Set Up or Change a Support Order by Agreement

Form Name

Form Number 

Instructions

Stipulation to Establish or Modify Child Support and Order

FL-350

Mark all appropriate boxes and fill in all blanks that apply. You may have to have the signatures notarized. Ask your local court clerk.

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

 FL-192

No instructions necessary. Read this form and attach it to your court order.

Child Support Case Registry Form

FL-191

Instructions are included on this form.

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 parent ordered to pay support – the law requires it to protect their privacy. 

Find more information on fee waivers.

 


Forms to Change a Child Support Order


Forms to Change a Child Support Order with a Request for Order (Including Response Forms)

Form Name

Form Number   

Instructions

Request for Order

FL-300

Use the Information Sheet for Request for Order (Form FL-300-INFO) for information on how to fill out the Request for Order.

Ask your family law facilitator if you need to check the box for "Court Order" and item 4 on Form FL-300.

Income and Expense Declaration

OR

Financial Statement (Simplified)

FL-150

 

OR

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.

You need to use either:

Form FL-150 – Video instructions
or
Form FL-155 – Video instructions

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.

Proof of Personal Service

OR

Proof of Service by Mail

FL-330

OR

FL-335

For instructions, read Information Sheet for Proof of Personal Service (Form FL-330-INFO)  OR  Information Sheet for Proof of Service by Mail (Form FL-335-INFO).

Responsive Declaration to Request for Order

FL-320

Form includes instructions. Attach this form blank.

If you will also be asking for child custody, you can add this form:

Child Custody and Visitation Application Attachment

FL-311

Optional form, but may help you make sure you do not leave anything out of your request.

Find more information on fee waivers.

 

Forms to Change a Child Support Order Using a Simplified Motion (Including Response Forms)

Form Name

Form Number 

Instructions

Notice of Motion and Motion for Simplified Modification of Order for Child, Spousal, or Family Support

FL-390

Information Sheet- Simplified Way to Change Child, Spousal, or Family Support (Form FL-391)

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.

Video instructions for Form FL-150

Video instructions for Form FL-155

Responsive Declaration to Motion for Simplified Modification of Order for Child, Spousal, or Family Support

FL-392

Information Sheet- How to Oppose a Request to Change Child, Spousal, or Family Support (Form FL-393)

Find more information on fee waivers.

 

Forms to Change Your Child Support When Support Is Based on Presumed Income

Form Name

Form Number 

Instructions

Notice and Motion to Cancel (Set Aside) Support Order Based on Presumed Income (Governmental)

FL-640

If your judgment for child support was based on a "presumed income," you have no more than 1 year from the date of the first collection of money by the local child support agency to file a Form FL-640.

Read Information Sheet for Notice and Motion to Cancel (Set Aside) Support Order Based on Presumed Income (Form FL-640-INFO) for instructions.

Declaration of Obligor's Income During Judgment Period—Presumed Income Set-Aside Request (Governmental)

FL-643

Form includes instructions.

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

FL-610

Form includes instructions.  Attach this form to Form FL-640.

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.

Video instructions for Form FL-150

Video instructions for Form FL-155

Find more information on fee waivers.  If the LCSA is involved in your case and the only issues you are raising relate to support, you will not have to pay a filing fee.

 

Forms to Prepare a Child Support Order (Including a Child Custody and Visitation Order)


Forms to Prepare a Child Support Order (Including a Child Custody and Visitation Order)

Form Name

Form Number 

Instructions

Findings and Order After Hearing (Family Law-- Custody and Support--Uniform Parentage)

FL340

 

Declaration of Obligor's Income During Judgment Period—Presumed Income Set-Aside Request (Governmental)

FL-342

You may also want to attach a child support calculation that matches the amount of child support ordered.  If you attach the calculation, check the box in item 1 and you will not need to fill in any of the information included in the calculation.

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

FL-192

No instructions necessary. Read this form and attach it to your court order (Form FL-342)

 

Stipulation and Order for Custody and/or Visitation of Children

FL-355 You also need to attach a child support calculation showing what the guideline child support is as well as the financial circumstances of the parents at the time the agreement was made.

Child Support Case Registry Form

FL-191

Form includes instructions. The family law facilitator can also help you complete this form.

Income Withholding for Support

FL-195

Use this form if you are asking for child and spousal support or just child support.

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 parent ordered to pay support – the law requires it to protect their privacy.

Child Custody and Visitation Order Attachment  FL-341  
Supervised Visitation Order  FL-341A Instructions for form FL-341A

Children's Holiday Schedule Attachment

FL-341C

 

Additional Provisions -- Physical Custody Attachment

FL-341D

 

Joint Legal Custody Attachment

FL-341E

 

Additional Page--Attach to Judicial Council Form or Other Court Paper MC-020  
Find more information on fee waivers.

 


Forms Related to Paying a Child Support Order


Forms and Instructions to Answer Papers You Were Served Asking for an Earnings Assignment (Wage Garnishment)

Form Name

Form Number 

Instructions

Request for Hearing Regarding Earnings Assignment (Family Law -- Governmental -- UIFSA)

FL-450

You should get a blank form from your employer, or you can use the form from this Online Self-Help Center.

This form includes an information sheet. It asks for a hearing on an earnings assignment (garnishment). It may be necessary to attach a financial statement--Form FL-150 or FL-155.

Proof of Personal Service

OR

Proof of Service by Mail

FL-330

OR

FL-335

For instructions, read Information Sheet for Proof of Personal Service (Form FL-330-INFO)  OR  Information Sheet for Proof of Service by Mail (Form FL-335-INFO).

Findings and Order After Hearing (Family Law--Custody and Support--Uniform Parentage)

FL-340

If the LCSA is involved in your case, the LCSA will prepare the order using the Order After Hearing (Governmental) (Form FL-687) instead of FL-340, so you will not need to worry about FL-340.

Find more information on fee waivers.  If the LCSA is involved in your case and the only issues you are raising relate to support, you will not have to pay a filing fee.

 

Forms to Help You Get Your License Back

Form Name

Form  Number 

Instructions

Notice of Motion for Judicial Review of License Denial(Governmental)

FL-670

Form includes instructions. Get a hearing date from the court clerk before you serve the form.

Order After Judicial Review of License Denial (Governmental)

FL-675

 

Proof of Personal Service

OR

Proof of Service by Mail

FL-330

OR

FL-335

For instructions, read Information Sheet for Proof of Personal Service (Form FL-330-INFO)  OR  Information Sheet for Proof of Service by Mail (Form FL-335-INFO).

Find more information on fee waivers. If the LCSA is involved in your case and the only issues you are raising relate to support, you will not have to pay a filing fee.

 

Form to Delay (Stay) or End an Earnings Assignment (Wage Garnishment)

Form Name

Form Number

Stay of Service of Earnings Assignment and Order  

FL-455

Find more information on fee waivers.  If the LCSA is involved in your case and the only issues you are raising relate to support, you will not have to pay a filing fee.

 


Forms Related to Enforcing a Child Support Order


Forms to Get a Wage Assignment

Form Name

Form Number 

Instructions

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 parent ordered to pay support – the law requires it to protect their privacy.

Notice to Local Child Support Agency of Intent to Take Independent Action to Enforce Support Order (Governmental)

FL-645

Use only if the local child support agency is already working on your case.

Earnings Assignment Order For Spousal or Partner Support (Family Law)

FL-435

Instructions for form FL-435

Request for Hearing Regarding Earnings Assignment (Family Law-- Governmental -- UIFSA)

FL-450

An information sheet is included with the form. It is given to the person whose earnings are being assigned (garnished) to allow them to object. The employer must be served with a blank copy of this form.

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