When filing for divorce in Baldwin County, AL, you are going to need to file certain documents based on the circumstances surrounding your divorce. Whether you have children or your divorce is contested will all play a role in what forms will need to be filed. Below we outline for you what some of these forms are based on the type of divorce you are filing and how much it costs to do so.

Filing an uncontested divorce with children? These are the forms you will need:

 

  • Complaint
  • Answer, Waiver and Request for Commissioner, commission & deposition (Form C-33)
  • Testimony of Plaintiff (must be notarized)
  • Affidavit of Residency (of a third party and must be notarized)
  • Divorce Decree
  • Settlement Agreement (original and 2 copies)
  • Child Support Information Sheet (form CS-47)
  • Vital Statistics Form (Certificate of Divorce)

 

If you have minor children, the following documents will also need to be filed:

 

  • Child Support Obligation Income Statement/Affidavit (both parties)
  • Child Support Guideline Form
  • Child Support Guideline Notice of Compliance
  • Withholding Order Payment of Child Support
  • Children Cope with Divorce Seminar Certificate (both parties)

 

The cost to file for an uncontested divorce with children is $227.00, not including divorce attorney fees or any other court fees that might apply to your case. If you need to file a registration of child custody determination, you will need to submit the following forms along with a payment of $330.00 to the courts.

 

  • A letter or other document requesting registration.
  • Two (2) copies, including one certified copy, of the determination to be registered.
  • A statement under penalty of perjury that the order has not been modified.

 

What forms must I file if my divorce is uncontested and I have no children?

 

You will need to file the following forms:

 

  • Complaint
  • Answer, Waiver, and Request for Commissioner, Commission & Deposition (Form C-33)
  • Testimony of Plaintiff (must be notarized)
  • Affidavit of Residency (of a Third Party and must be notarized)
  • Divorce Decree
  • Settlement Agreement (original and 2 copies)
  • Child Support Information Sheet (form CS-47)
  • Vital Statistics Form (Certificate of Divorce)

 

To file for this type of divorce, you will also incur a fee of $227.00.

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[Source: Alabama Administrative Office of Courts].

 

Something to be cognizant of is that each divorce case is different and the courts may require you to file additional forms. If you aren’t sure of how you want to file or what your situation might be classified as, don’t hesitate to contact a Baldwin, AL divorce attorney. They are available to help guide you and advise you through the divorce process and their help can make it much easier to get through.

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