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Family Court Filing Requirements



Matter Number of Copies for Filing
Adoption Original + 1 copy
Child Support (non DCSE)
   Modification
   Revocation
Original + 1 copy
Original + 1 copy
Original + 1 copy
Custody
   Modification
Original + 1 copy
Original + 1 copy for EACH Respondent
Dependency
Neglect/Custody
Original + 1 copy for EACH Respondent
Divorce
There is an additional filing fee for each of the below pursuant to divorce:
   Property Division
   Alimony
   Child Support
   Custody
   Visitation
   Separation Agreement
 
Expungement of Criminal Record Original + 1 copy
Guardianship Original + 1 copy for EACH Respondent
Permanent Guardianship Original + 1 copy for EACH Respondent

Motions

 

 

 


Rule 60(b)

Motion to Modify Custody

ALL Other Motions

You must personally send a copy to EACH litigant BEFORE filing original

OR

File original + 1 copy for EACH litigant AND file a different stamped envelop addressed to EACH litigant and Court will mail for you.

Protection From Abuse
   Contempt
   Modification
Original
Original
Orginal
Visitation Original + 1 copy for EACH Respondent
Termination of Parental Rights Original + 2 copies
Other Civil Petitions Original +1 copy for EACH Respondent
Answers

You must personally send a copy to the Petitioner and EACH Respondent BEFORE filing original

OR

File Original + 1 copy for EACH litigant AND file a different stamped envelop addressed to EACH litigant and Court will mail for you.

Review DeNovo Original + 1 copy for EACH litigant in the case
Review of Commissioner's Order Original + 1 copy for EACH litigant in the case
Appeals - Supreme Court Original +1 copy for EACH litigant in the case
Appeals - Administrative Orders Original + 1 copy for EVERY litigant in the case