Summary Dissolution

Find out if you qualify for a summary dissolution. It is a simpler way to get divorced for married couples and registered domestic partners. It also has forms and a guide for filing your case.

For Married Couples
Find out what requirements you must meet to qualify for a summary dissolution to end your marriage. Find a step-by-step guide to filing your case and all the court forms you will need, plus worksheets to help you meet the legal requirements.

For Domestic Partners
Learn about the requirements you must meet to qualify for a summary dissolution to end your registered domestic partnership. Also find a step-by-step guide to requesting to end your partnership plus worksheets to help you meet the legal requirements. If you are in a domestic partnership, but also in a marriage that you want to end, read the section for married couples.

For Couples Ending a Marriage AND a Domestic Partnership
Find out what requirements you must meet to qualify for a summary dissolution to end your same-sex marriage AND your domestic partnership at the same time.  If you are in a same-sex marriage you want to end, but NOT in a domestic partnership, follow the instructions "For Married Couples." Find a step-by-step guide to filing your case and all the court forms you will need, plus worksheets to help you meet the legal requirements


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