Ohio divorce forms:Complaint for Divorce 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 Ohio 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 Ohio.
You have to file a Complaint for Divorce with Children, a Parenting Proceeding Affidavit, an Affidavit of Income and Expenses, an Affidavit of Property, a Health Insurance Affidavit, and a Request for Service form. Your spouse then can file an answer to the Divorce complaint with Answer to Complaint for Divorce with Children, an Affidavit of Income and Expenses, an Affidavit of Property, and Health Insurance Affidavit. Your spouse can also file a Counterclaim for Divorce if they choose to file a Counterclaim. If you and your spouse reach an agreement you both will need to file a Separation Agreement, and a Shared Parenting Plan or a Parenting Plan. You will need the Shared Parenting Plan or the Parenting Plan form from the Court. In order to finalize the Divorce you will need to file the Judgment Entry.
In Ohio, Divorces are handled by the The Judicial Branch of Ohio. It is quite possible to avoid lawyers' fees by filing for your own divorce in Ohio. You can download 10 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 the form used to file for Divorce if you have children.
This is a form that is used to determine who gets custody rights and visitation rights of the child(ren).
This is a form used by the Court to get the income and expenses of both parties in the Divorce.
This is a form used to find out the current assets and debts of both the husband and the wife.
This is a form to get the health insurance information of both spouses and their children.
This is a form to request that the Court gives certain Divorce documents to the other party.
This is a form for a Motion and Affidavit or to file a Counter Affidavit without having an oral hearing.
This is a form to provide counterclaims if your spouse filed for Divorce.
This is a form for use after a Motion and Affidavit or a Counter Affidavit without having an oral hearing has been filed.
This is a form used to file for separation from one's spouse if you wish to live separate from your spouse but remain married.
These Ohio divorce forms are sourced from the The Judicial Branch of Ohio at http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/JCS/CFC/DRForms/divorceChildren.asp. 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.