Alabama divorce forms:PS-08 Divorce Complaint
Sadly, over 50% of marriages fail. To add insult to injury, divorce proceedings can take years and cost thousands of dollars in legal fees. However, it is possible to file your own divorce in Alabama for no more than the state divorce form filing fees. This page provides all of the forms you need to initiate your do-it-yourself divorce in Alabama.
If you have no minor children and no assets or debts in which you want the Court to divide you can file a Divorce Complaint and wait for your spouse to file an Answer to Divorce Complaint. If your spouse does not file an answer within 30 days of receiving your Divorce Complaint you can file a Request for Divorce Judgment by Default which ends the Marriage. If you have assets or debts that you cannot agree upon who gets what and/or children you need to contact a lawyer or paralegal to get a Divorce.
In Alabama, Divorces are handled by the Alabama Administrative Office of Courts. It is quite possible to avoid lawyers' fees by filing for your own divorce in Alabama. You can download 3 of the forms you need to petition for divorce here - see the "who must file" section to determine which forms are relevant in your situation.
This is a form for filing for divorce for individuals without children.
This is a form for finalizing divorce for couples without children.
This is a form for responding to a Divorce complaint filed by your spouse.
These Alabama divorce forms are sourced from the Alabama Administrative Office of Courts at http://eforms.alacourt.gov/Do%20It%20Yourself%20Forms/Forms/AllItems.aspx. Please note that while we do our best to ensure this list of forms is complete and up-to-date, we cannot be held responsible for omissions or errors in the information we provide. If you notice a mistake on this page, please let us know and we will fix it as soon as possible.