Dissolution of marriage Ohio forms and Ohio divorce forms

Ohio dissolution forms and Ohio divorce forms should be complete and include all the requirements of Ohio Law. Dissolution of marriage forms Ohio and Ohio divorce papers should be properly prepared, using all the language that Ohio courts require.

The following Ohio dissolution forms are required:

  • The Petition for Ohio Dissolution of Marriage.  It sets forth: the name and addresses of the parties; the date and place of the marriage; the names and dates of birth of any minor children of the parties; the required residency of one party or both parties; and that the parties wish to have their marriage dissolved according to the terms of their Separation Agreement.
  • Waivers of Service of Summons.  The Clerk of Courts does not have to serve the parties with formal notice and copies of the papers.
  • The Separation Agreement setting forth the terms of the dissolution, including all property, assets and debts of the parties.
  • Some courts require the filing of an Affidavit of Income, Assets and Liabilities and an Affidavit of Property.
  • For the final dissolution hearing– Judgment Entry for Dissolution of Marriage.

There Are Additional Required Documents When There Are Minor Children:

  • The Parenting Plan which provides for custody to one parent or a Shared Parenting Plan.
  • The Ohio Child Support Worksheet that sets forth the income of the parties and the amount of child support if any.
  • The Parenting Proceeding Affidavit as to the residency of the children for the past five years.
  • The Medical Insurance Affidavit as to whether private health insurance is available to each parent and if so, at what cost.
  • The Application for Child Support Services which requests the services of the Child Support Enforcement Agency and gives the CSEA certain information about the parents and the children.

In an Uncontested Divorce in Ohio, the following forms are required:

  • The Complaint for Divorce.  It sets forth: the name and addresses of the parties; the date and place of the marriage; the names and dates of birth of any minor children of the parties; the required residency of the Plaintiff; the grounds for the divorce; and what the Plaintiff is seeking—for example a reasonable division of the marital property, the allocation of parental rights regarding any minor children, child support, spousal support etc.
  •  A Waiver to be signed by the Defendant acknowledging receipt of the divorce papers and consenting to the matter being set for final uncontested divorce.
  • The Separation Agreement setting forth the terms of the divorce, including all property, assets and debts of the parties.
  • Some courts require the filing of an Affidavit of Income, Assets and Liabilities and an Affidavit of Property.
  • For the final divorce hearing– Judgment Entry: Decree of Divorce.
  • If there are minor children there will also have to be a Parenting Plan, an Ohio Child Support Worksheet, a Parenting Proceeding Affidavit, a Medical Insurance Affidavit, and an Application for Child Support Services.