Joint Dissolution (Divorce) with Children
The following forms are available in either Microsoft Word or Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF). The default format will be in Portable Document Format so if you want the Word format you will have to click on the Microsoft Word icon in the far right column.
The Microsoft Word documents can be saved to your hard drive and can allow you to fill out the questions on your computer rather than printing it out and handwriting all your information.
Please read the documents in the first table because these will help you throughout the process and it will help keep your documentation organized. There are some links to web pages within the tables but this will be indicated by the words "link to web page" following the links.
|Instructions - Detailed instructions to help you through the process|
|Worksheet - A check-off sheet to help keep you organized|
|Sensitive Data Form - For confidential information.|
|What to Expect - An Overview of Divorce and Custody in Montana|
|Download the entire Packet B in Portable Document Format||--|
|Form 14||Joint Petition for Dissolution (with children)|
|Form 15||Joint Proposal for Parenting Plan|
|Form 16||Final Declaration of Disclosure of Assets, Debts, Income & Expenses|
|Form 17||Final Declaration of Disclosure of Assets, Debts, Income & Expenses|
|Form 18||Marital & Property Settlement Agreement|
|Form 19||Statutory Notice to CSED|
|Form 20||DPHHS Declination to Enter Proceeding|
|Form 21||Cover Letter to CSED|
|Form 22||Order Adopting Parenting Plan as Final|
|Form 23||Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, and Final Decree|
|Form 24||Notice of Entry of Decree|
|Form 25||Vital Statistics Form & Instructions|
|Form 26||Request for Hearing and Order Setting Hearing on Final Decree|
|Form 27a||Affidavit of Inability to Pay|
|Form 27b||Affidavit of Inability to Pay|
|Form 28||Parenting Plan Orientation Order|
|Form 29||Order for Name Change|
|Form 30||Final Consent to Entry of Decree|
|Form 31||Notice of Exchange of Final Declaration and Disclosure|
Documents are not legal advice. These documents are adaptations of the documents distributed by the Montana Supreme Court Commission on Self-Represented Litigants and have been approved by the Judges of the 4th Judicial District. These documents do not constitute legal advice, and no information contained in these documents can be relied upon to replace the advice of competent legal counsel licensed to practice in Montana.