Download Free Kentucky Divorce Petition Form

Download Free Kentucky Divorce Petition Form

Use this form to file for a divorce in the Kentucky state and file this form with the clerks office with a small fee.

 

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NO. (A)____________________                            _____________________ CIRCUIT COURT

FAMILY DIVISION _________

 

 

(B)__________________________                                                                           PETITIONER

(print name of Petitioner)

 

SELF-HELP FORM

v.                               PETITION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE

 

(C)__________________________                                                                        RESPONDENT

(print name of Respondent)

 

(D) Domestic Violence Order #___________________

 

* * *   * * *   * * *

 

 

1.         The parties are husband and wife having been lawfully married on ____________

 

_______________________ in ____________________ County, ________________________,

(Date of Marriage)                              (County)                                                                (State)

 

where the marriage is registered.

 

2.         The Petitioner is ____________________ years of age; he/she presently resides at

(Petitioner’s Age)

______________________________, _________________, _____________, _________

(Petitioner’s Street Address)                        (Petitioner’s City)            (Petitioner’s State)  (Petitioner’s Zip Code)

 

and ¨ has¨ has not resided in this state continuously for a period of more than 180 days prior to the filing of this petition.

 

3.         The Respondent is __________________ years of age; he/she presently resides at

(Respondent’s Age)

 

______________________________, _________________, _____________, ____________

(Respondent’s Street Address)                   (Respondent’s City)       (Respondent’s State)  (Respondent’s Zip Code)

 

and ¨ has¨ has not resided in this state continuously for a period of more than 180 days prior to the filing of this petition.

 

4.         The parties are separated, having been separated since ________________________

(E) (Date of Separation)

and having remained separated since that time.

 

 

5.         The parties have ______ child(ren) together under the age of 18.  He/she/they is/are:

(Number of Children)

 

 

(full name of child)                                                                             (child’s date of birth and age)

 

 

(full name of child)                                             (child’s date of birth and age)

 

 

(full name of child)                                             (child’s date of birth and age)

 

 

(full name of child)                                             (child’s date of birth and age)

 

6.         The child(ren) currently live(s) with ¨ the Petitioner or ¨ the Respondent at _______

 

____________________________________________________________________.

(Address)

7.         During the last five years, the child(ren) has/have lived at the following addresses:

a.                                                                                                                                            

with ¨ the Petitioner  ¨ the Respondent ¨ both

b.                                                                                                                                            

with ¨ the Petitioner  ¨ the Respondent ¨ both

c.                                                                                                                                            

with ¨ the Petitioner  ¨ the Respondent ¨ both

d.                                                                                                                                            

with ¨ the Petitioner  ¨ the Respondent ¨ both

e.                                                                                                                                            

with ¨ the Petitioner  ¨ the Respondent ¨ both

 

 

 

8.         The Petitioner

¨ has not participated in, and does not know about, any other litigation in Kentucky or elsewhere concerning custody of a child subject to these proceedings

OR

¨ has participated in, or knows about, other litigation in Kentucky or elsewhere concerning custody of a child subject to these proceedings (complete information below)

(a) Names of child(ren)                                                                                                          

(b) ¨ District Court   ¨ Circuit  ¨ Juvenile  ¨ Family  ¨ Other

(c) Case Number                                                                                                                    

(d) County:_______________________________   State: _________________________

(e) Brief description of order or judgment entered:                                                              

                                                                                                                                                           

                                                                                                                                                           

                                                                                                                                                           

(f) Type of proceeding and current status of case:                                                                

                                                                                                                                                           

                                                                                                                                                           

                                                                                                                                                           

 

 

 

(F.)      CUSTODY

The ¨  Petitioner OR ¨ Respondent OR ¨ both parties is/are the proper person(s) to have ¨ joint custody OR ¨ sole custody  of the minor child(ren)and this would be in the child(ren)’s best interest(s).

 

(G.)     VISITATION, CUSTODY AND CHILD SUPPORT

¨ No arrangements have been made between the parties for visitation, custody, and child support.

OR

¨ Arrangements have been made between the parties regarding the custody, support  and visitation for the minor child(ren).

1.         The ¨ Petitioner OR ¨ Respondent should be ordered to pay child support.

2.         ¨ The Petitioner is not pregnant.

 

OR

 

¨ To the best of my knowledge the Respondent is not pregnant.

3.         The marriage of the parties is irretrievably broken.

4.         MARITAL PROPERTY AND DEBTS:

 

¨ The parties have no marital property or debts.

 

OR

 

¨ The parties have already divided the marital property and debts.

 

OR

 

¨ There is marital property and/or debt and there is no agreement as to the division of the property and/or debt.

 

 

ACCORDINGLY, the Petitioner, ________________________, demands as follows:

(Petitioner’s Name)

 

(H.)      Dissolution of the marriage;

 

1)         Maintenance;

¨ That neither party pay maintenance to the other.

OR

¨ The Respondent pay maintenance to the Petitioner.

2)         The ¨ Petitioner  OR ¨the Respondent be ordered to pay child support in accordance with the Kentucky Child Support Guidelines or different amount upon which the parties agree;

3)         The ¨ Petitioner OR ¨ Respondent OR ¨ both be granted

¨ sole custody OR ¨ joint custody;

4)         The child(ren) to primarily live with ¨ the Petitioner OR ¨ the Respondent;

5)         Reasonable visitation to the parties as we determine or as determined by the Court;

6)         The equitable division of marital property and/or debt, if any, and the restoration of non-marital property to the appropriate party.

7)         Any and all other relief to which Petitioner may appear entitled.

 

 

I, ________________________________, have read, or had read to me, the above statements

(Petitioner’s Name)

 

contained  in  the  Petition for  Dissolution of Marriage and  verify that  the statements are true and

 

accurate to the best of my knowledge and belief.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                             

Petitioner’s Signature

 

 

**MUST BE SIGNED IN THE PRESENCE OF A NOTARY**

 

 

COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY       )

)

COUNTY OF _________________________)

 

Subscribed and sworn to before me by the above-named Petitioner on this ______  day of  ___________________, 200____.

 

My commission expires: _______________________.

 

 

                                                                             

NOTARY PUBLIC

STATE AT LARGE, KENTUCKY

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