Parenting Plan (Custody) - Packet H
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Use Packet H to set up a custody or residential plan for a child when parents are not married. Use Packet E if parents were married and are now divorcing and have minor 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.|
|Download the entire Packet H1 in Portable Document Format||--|
|Form 118||Affidavit of Inability to Pay|
|Form 119||Petition for Establishment of a Permanent Parenting Plan|
|Form 120||Petitioner’s Proposal for Parenting Plan|
|Form 121||Summons and Order to Attend Mandatory Parenting Plan Orientation by Clerk of Court|
|Form 122||Statutory Notice to CSED|
|Form 123||Department of Health & Human Services’ Declination to Enter Proceeding as a Party|
|Form 124||Cover Letter to CSED|
|Form 126||Notice and Acknowledgment of Receipt of Summons and Petition|
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.