North Dakota divorce forms:Summons
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 North Dakota 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 North Dakota.
Find out whether or not you qualify for a Simple Divorce and longer instructions for filing for Divorce at http://www.ndcourts.gov/court/forms/Divorce/Instructions.htm and if not consult a lawyer. File for a Complaint for Divorce and send a Summons out to your spouse so that they know you are filing for Divorce against them. Your spouse must then file an Answer. To understand what should be in a written Answer form consult a lawyer. Fill out the Settlement Agreement form, Property and Debt Listing form, Admission of Service form and make copies of the appropriate forms. Next fill out the Affidavit of Proof form. If the Court decides to approve the Settlement Agreement then the Court will send you and your spouse a copy of the judgment to tell you that the Divorce is final. If not then the Court might require a hearing which will result in the Divorce becoming final.
In North Dakota, Divorces are handled by the The Judicial Branch of North Dakota. It is quite possible to avoid lawyers' fees by filing for your own divorce in North Dakota. You can download 6 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 sent to whoever's spouse filed a Divorce complaint and must be filed within 21 days or the individual who filed the complaint will get the relief they requested by default.
This is a form for a individual in a married couple without children to file for Divorce.
This is a form that gets the assets and debts of both individuals getting a Divorce and awards each spouse their share of the combined assets and debts.
This is a form that lists all of the assets and debts of both individuals getting divorced.
This is a form that simply says that you have received a copy of the Summons, Divorce Complaint, and Settlement Agreement forms
This is the form that when signed officially terminates the Marriage.
These North Dakota divorce forms are sourced from the The Judicial Branch of North Dakota at http://www.ndcourts.gov/court/forms/Divorce/forms.htm. 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.