Montana divorce forms:Petition for Dissolution with Children
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 Montana 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 Montana.
In order to be 100% sure of the forms you need fill out this questionnaire http://courts.mt.gov/library/marriage/default.mcpx. Next fill out the Divorce filing that they tell you to followed by the Summons and Temporary Economic Restraining Order form. Also make sure to fill out the Vital Statistics Form. Make sure to fill out all other forms that the questionnaire tells you to fill out and make sure to fill out the Request for Hearing and Request for Entry of Decree forms. In Court the judge will officially issue the Divorce decree to end your marriage.
In Montana, Divorces are handled by the The Judicial Branch of Montana. It is quite possible to avoid lawyers' fees by filing for your own divorce in Montana. You can download 12 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 if you have children in the marriage.
This is a form for submitting propose and final parenting plans to the Court.
This is a form saying that your spouse has filed for Divorce against you and you have twenty-one (21) days to file an answer to the petition.
This form is for having Divorce forms delivered to you by mail instead of having the sheriff drop them off for you/
This is the form saying the summons was issued to the other party or they failed to respond.
This is the form to make the Summons shown in the newspaper in a certain county in Montana for three weeks once per week.
This is a notification stating that you need to reply to your spouse's Divorce petition.
This is a form stating that your spouse did not reply to the summons within a timely manner and that the Divorce is entering into default.
This is a form requesting for a hearing for the Final Decree of Dissolution of marriage.
This is a form that informs you when the Court is entering a Final Decree of Dissolution.
This is a form for reporting statistics related to Divorce, legal separation, and child support.
This is a form for filing for Divorce if you do not have children in the marriage.
These Montana divorce forms are sourced from the The Judicial Branch of Montana at http://courts.mt.gov/library/topic/end_marriage.mcpx. 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.