Rhode Island divorce forms:Complaint for Divorce or Divorce From Bed and Board
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 Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island.
File the Complaint for Divorce or Divorce From Bed and Board, Complaint for Separate Maintenance Without Commencement of Divorce Proceedings, Statement of Assets, Liabilities, Income and Expenses, and if you have children you need to file a Income Withholding for Support form. You then must get a Court date and deal with all other issues and to get a Divorce decree so that the Divorce is finalized.
In Rhode Island, Divorces are handled by the The Judicial Branch of Rhode Island. It is quite possible to avoid lawyers' fees by filing for your own divorce in Rhode Island. You can download 4 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 used to start a Divorce or file for legal separation (Divorce from bed and board).
This form is used to apply for alimony and/or child support for your spouse.
This form is for getting the child support payments deducted directly from their paycheck.
This is a form for informing the Court of your assets, liabilities, monthly income and monthly expenses.
These Rhode Island divorce forms are sourced from the The Judicial Branch of Rhode Island at https://www.courts.ri.gov/PublicResources/forms/Pages/default.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.