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With 123DivorceMe you complete ALL the required Montana specific forms and Marital Settlement Agreement online yourself without the cost of a lawyer. In less than 1 hour you can have your completed divorce forms ready for signing, addressing property/debt division, custody, support, name changes, and more. Instantly print your completed paperwork from your own computer, sign, and file for divorce today.
Residency Requirements: 90 days
Where to File: County in which the Petitioner resides
No-Fault Grounds: Irretrievable Breakdown, Living Separate and Apart
Filing Spouse: Petitioner, Co-Petitioner
Non-Filing Spouse: Respondent, Co-Petitioner
Court Title: District Court for the State of Montana and for the County of ( )
Waiting Period to Re-Marry: None
You or your spouse must meet the Montana residency requirements for the District Court to have jurisdiction of your case. The requirements before filing your Petition for Dissolution of Marriage (the document that initiates your divorce) are as follows:
One of the parties, at the time the dissolution of marriage was filed, must be a resident of the state, or stationed in the state as a member of the armed services. The domicile or military presence must be maintained for 90 days preceding the filing of the action.
In order to use this service, you and your spouse must agree (or eventually agree) on getting the divorce. Your spouse's participation is minimal, being he or she will only have to sign a few documents and return them to you for filing with the court.
The most common "uncontested" grounds for divorce in Montana are:
the court finds that the marriage is irretrievably broken, which findings must be supported by evidence:
1. The parties have lived separate and apart for a period of more than 180 days preceding the commencement of this proceeding; or
2. That there is serious marital discord that adversely affects the attitude of one or both of the parties towards the marriage.
All of your documents will be current according to Montana statutes and will address over 100 issues. A few of these issues are; assets, property, current debts, future debts, insurances, retirement and pension accounts, spousal support/alimony, real estate, small businesses, tax filings, name changes, and professional fees. If you have children, our service will also address physical and legal custody arrangements, visitation schedules, child support, and health and medical coverage.
If you desire, you can visit the Montana State Website for more information about Montana divorce laws.
Our service will utilize the most effective procedures in which to get an uncontested divorce. By applying these simplified rules permitted by your local court, your divorce will be simple and affordable. These court rules are as follows:
Joint petitions for dissolution of marriage are allowed. In such cases, both spouses should be titled as "Co-Petitioners" on the petition. In addition, separation or settlement agreements are specifically authorized by law.
Joint Petition for Dissolution of Marriage
Proposed Parenting Plan
Marital Settlement Agreement
Schedule for Visitation/Parenting Time of Minor Children
Final Declaration of Disclosure of Assets, Debts, Income and Expenses (Wife)
Final Declaration of Disclosure of Assets, Debts, Income and Expenses (Husband)
Child Support Guidelines
Child Support Instructions
Child Support Schedule
Child Support Worksheets
Notice of Filing Child Support Guidelines Financial Affidavit (Wife)
Notice of Filing Child Support Guidelines Financial Affidavit (Husband)
Child Support Guidelines Financial Affidavit (Wife)
Child Support Guidelines Financial Affidavit (Husband)
Notice and Acknowledgement to Child Support Enforcement Division
Request for Hearing and Order
Consent of Entry of Decree
Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, and Final Decree of Dissolution
Final Parenting Plan
Notice of Entry of Final Decree
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