Domestic Relations Required Documents

DOMESTIC RELATIONS FORM PACKETS

The Following packets include links to the proposed Uniform Domestic Relations forms 

These forms are provided for the convenience of residents of Wayne County, Ohio.  Where indicated, they are in PDF format. To download a free PDF reader, visit www.adobe.com and download Acrobat Reader. To download a particular form, click the name of the document below.  Many of these forms can be completed online and then printed out and filed with the Clerk of Courts for Wayne County. Some must be printed and then completed manually. MAKE SURE TO READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS.

REMEMBER - Legal matters are often complicated and involve issues that are best handled by an attorney.  We advise all litigants coming before our court to retain an attorney. 

NOTE ON PDF FORMS - You can open wach form by clicking the link.  To save the form to you computer without opening you can 'right click' on the link and select 'Save Link As'. These forms cannot be saved with the information you input using the free Adobe Acrobat Reader product.  If you complete a form using only Reader, make sure to print it out immediately before leaving the form or you will lose your information.  To save the forms with the information intact, you must purchase the full version of the Adobe Acrobat product or set up and use another PDF capable product.  The full version of Acrobat Reader can be purchased at www.adobe.com.

METHOD OF COMPLETING FORMS- These forms can be completed on your computer by pressing the "Tab" key on your keyboard to move from field to field and typing in the desired information in each field.  To begin, click once in one of the areas where information is to be entered as viewed in Acrobat Reader.  Type in the information then hit "Tab" to go to the next field.

WHO SHOULD USE THESE FORMS - These forms can be used by individuals who are not represented by attorneys. They can also be used by attorneys in their practice before our court.


 

 

COVID-19 UPDATE

In order to increase access to justice and ensure compliance with social distancing during the COVID-19 public health emergency, the notary requirement for Domestic Relations forms has been temporarily suspended.  This change impacts the following forms: Form 1 (Affidavit of Income & Expenses); Form 2 (Affidavit of Property); Form 3 (Parenting Proceeding Affidavit); Form 4 (Health Care Affidavit); and Form 21 (Motion for Contempt & Affidavit).  The Supreme Court's website contains temporary forms parties should use if proceeding without notarization.  

 

 

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR DOMESTIC RELATIONS DISSOLUTION FILINGS

DISSOLUTION WITH CHILDREN

Form Title

New Case Designation Form 

Petition for Dissolution and Waiver of Service of Summons

Affidavit of Income and Expenses

Motion to Proceed Without Advancing a Filing Fee Deposit

Indigency Affidavit (if not making a deposit)

Separation Agreement

Shared Parenting Plan (only if asking for shared parenting)

Parenting Proceeding Affidavit

Child Support Worksheet Completed Correctly  (complete even if not requesting support) Sole Residential Parent or Shared Parenting or Split Parental Rights and Responsibilities

Affidavit of Property

Application for Child Support Services Form  (complete even if not requesting support)

Parenting Plan (if not asking for shared parenting)

Health Insurance Affidavit

 

DISSOLUTION WITHOUT CHILDREN

Form Title

New case designation form 

Petition for Dissolution

Affidavit of Income and Expenses

Motion to Proceed

Indigency Affidavit (if not making a deposit)

Separation Agreement

Affidavit of Property

 

 

DIVORCE WITHOUT CHILDREN

Form Title

New case designation form 

Complaint for Divorce

Affidavit of Income and Expenses

Motion to Proceed

Indigency Affidavit (if not making a deposit)

Motion and Affidavit or Counter Affidavit for Temporary Orders without Oral Hearing (if required)

Request for Service

Affidavit of Property

 

DOMESTIC RELATIONS POST DECREE FILING REQUIREMENTS

MOTION FOR REALLOCATION

 

Form Title

Motion for Change of Parental Rights & Responsibilities

Application for Child Support Services - (complete even if not requesting support)

Child Support Worksheet Completed Correctly  (complete even if not requesting support) Sole Residential Parent or Shared Parenting or Split Parental Rights and Responsibilities

Affidavit of Income and Expenses

Indigency Affidavit - (if applicable)

Parenting Proceeding Affidavit

Request for Service

Motion and Order for Appointment of GAL(if applicable)

Motion and Order for In Chambers Interview(if applicable)

Shared Parenting Plan(if applicable)

Parenting Plan  – (if applicable)

 

ANY OTHER POST DECREE MOTION

 

Form Title

Motion for Change of Parenting Time [Visitation] and Memorandum in Support

Motion for Change of Child Support, Medical Support, Tax Exemption, , or Other Child-Related Expenses and Memorandum in Support

Indigency Affidavit - (if applicable)

Motion to proceed without advancing deposit(if applicable)

Parenting Proceeding Affidavit

Request for Service