Joint Petition for Permanent Parenting Plan
Use this packet to file a joint petition for a permanent parenting plan.
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|
|Download the entire Packet O in Portable Document Format||--|
|Form 230a||Affidavit of Inability to Pay Filing Fees and Other Costs|
|Form 230b||Affidavit of Inability to Pay Filing Fees and Other Costs|
|Form 231||Joint Petition for Establishment of Permanent Parenting Plan|
|Form 232||Stipulated Permanent Parenting Plan|
|Form 233||Order to Attend Mandatory Parenting Plan Orientation|
|Form 234||Statutory Notice to CSED|
|Form 235||Department of Public Health & Human Services Declination to Enter Proeceeding as a Party|
|Form 236||Cover Letter to CSED|
|Form 237||Order Adopting Stipulated Final Parenting Plan|
|Form 238||Request for Hearing and Order|
|Form 239||Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law and Final Decree|
|Form 240||Notice of Entry of Decree|
|Form 241||Vital Statistics Reporting Form|
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.