Delaware divorce forms:Petition for Divorce/Annulment (Form 442)
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 Delaware 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 Delaware.
Fill out the Petition for Divorce/Annulment, Information Sheet, Request for Notice, and Vital Statistics Sheet for a husband and wife couple or a Vital Statistics Same Sex Marriage form for a same sex couple. Forms that are situational are the Affidavit of Children's Rights, Stipulation to Incorporate Separation Agreement, Affidavit of Unknown Address, Affidavit of Non-Military Service, Waiver of Rights under the Servicemembers' Civil Relief Act, Affidavit That a Partys SSN is Unknown, Request to Proceed without a Hearing, Rule 16c Financial Report, Affidavit of Mailing, and the Form of Order -Re: 16c Financial Report. For more information on when these forms are needed see http://courts.delaware.gov/Help/Divorce/forms.stm. After the necessary forms are filed go to Court for the hearing and the Divorce decree will be made by the Court.
In Delaware, Divorces are handled by the The Judicial Branch of Delaware. It is quite possible to avoid lawyers' fees by filing for your own divorce in Delaware. You can download 16 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 form is filled out to file for divorce or Annulment.
This form is a form for providing various information to the Court.
This is a form for keeping track of Divorce and Annulment statistics in Delaware of husband and wife couples.
This is a form for keeping track of Divorce and Annulment statistics in Delaware of same sex couples.
This is a form for notifying your spouse that you are filing a Divorce complaint or Annulment.
This form informs both parents of the rights of their children.
This is a form used to incorporate agreements made in the Separation Agreement into the Final Decree of Divorce.
This is a form used to find your spouse if they are missing and you have absolutely no idea where they are.
This is a form stating that your spouse is NOT in the military and has not filed an answer to the Divorce filing or told the Court they are going to appear on the day of the Divorce hearing.
This is a form stating that you are active duty in the military and cannot be there for the hearing.
This is a form if you do not know the other spouse's social security number.
This is a form that is used to request to proceed in the Divorce without a hearing.
This is a form that is used to request to support the request to Divorce without a hearing.
This is a form for dealing with the property, assets and debts of both parties in the Divorce.
This is a form for dealing with forms sent to the mail that have to deal with the Divorce.
This is a form that is needed if Rule 16c Financial Report is not filed quickly.
These Delaware divorce forms are sourced from the The Judicial Branch of Delaware at http://courts.delaware.gov/Help/Divorce/forms.stm. 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.