We all know that not everybody can afford an attorney. Most attorneys require thousands of dollars (at a minimum) to represent you in a divorce case. The pro bono attorneys available at local legal aids and similar organizations are swamped and rarely are available. The bad news is that you need to get divorced, the good news is that this packet is available with detailed instructions to start and maximize the impact of starting your case. See ADDITIONAL INFO SECTIONS for more information.
I Want a Divorce! (Simplified)
Use of these forms do not create an attorney-client relationship between the purchaser/user and Hallisky Davis & Associates or any subsidiary, agent, or attorney associated with the firm. These documents are made available to convenience pro se litigants who will be representing themselves in Court.
- You and your spouse agree that the marriage cannot be saved.
- You and your spouse have no minor or dependent child(ren) together, the wife does not have any minor or dependent children born during the marriage, and the wife is not now pregnant.
- You and your spouse have worked out how the two of you will divide the things that you both own (your assets) and who will pay what part of the money you both owe (your liabilities), and you are both satisfied with this division.
- You are not seeking support (alimony) from your spouse, and vice versa.
- You are willing to give up your right to trial and appeal.
- You and your spouse are both willing to go into the clerk’s office to sign the petition (not necessarily together).
- You and your spouse are both willing to go to the final hearing (at the same time).