Divorce Separation Annulment

PDF icon Certification Vital Statistics Divorce or Annulment Statistical Form to be filed with all Complaints for Divorce or Annulment.

Annulment

PDF icon Complaint for Annulment

Divorce

PDF icon Complaint for Divorce

PDF icon Joint Petition for Divorce under G.L. c.208, Section 1A Use when both spouses want a divorce claiming irretrievable breakdown of the marriage.

PDF icon Complaint for Divorce under G.L. c.208, Section 1B Use when one spouse wants a divorce claiming irretrievable breakdown of the marriage.

PDF icon Court Order for Attorney Fee

PDF icon Defendant's Motion for Attorney Fee

PDF icon Plaintiff's Motion for Attorney Fee

Divorce Samples

Word icon Divorce answer - sample

PDF icon Complaint for Divorce - sample This form of complaint is used for "fault" divorces where the parties do not file a joint petition.

PDF icon Complaint for 1B Divorce (Irretrievable Breakdown) - Sample This form of complaint is used for for "no fault" divorces ("1B" divorces) where the parties do not file a joint petition.

PDF icon Joint Petition for Divorce - sample This court form is used when both spouses participate in seeking a joint "no fault" divorce, called a "1A" divorce. They also file a notarized separation agreement and a sworn affidavit that the marriage has irretrievably broken down.

Separation

PDF icon Complaint for Separate Support if you want to stay married and you need a custody order, and support or health insurance for your child, and/or support or health insurance for yourself.

PDF icon Complaint for Support of Spouse or Child

PDF icon Complaint for Support - Custody - Visitation where the parents are not married to each other.

Support

Support Samples

PDF icon Complaint for Support - sample If you are married you can use this form of complaint to seek a suitable amount of support for yourself and the children, as well as health insurance benefits.

PDF icon Complaint for Separate Support - sample This form of complaint has provisions for establishing that you are living apart from your spouse for justifiable cause and for custody and support.

PDF icon Complaint for Support Custody Visitation - Sample where the parents are not married to each other

Updated: 
June 2020