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With 123DivorceMe you complete ALL the required Washington D.C. 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: 6 Months
Where to File: County in which the Plaintiff or Defendant resides
No-Fault Grounds: Mutual Voluntary Separation, Living Separate or Apart
Filing Spouse: Plaintiff
Non-Filing Spouse: Defendant
Court Title: In the Superior Court of the District of Columbia - Family Division
Waiting Period to Re-Marry: None
You or your spouse must meet the District of Columbia residency requirements for the Superior Court to have jurisdiction of your case. The requirements before filing your Complaint for Divorce (the document that inititaes your divorce) are as follows:
Either spouse must be a resident for at least 6 months prior to filing for a divorce. All active military members that are stationed in Washington D.C. are considered as residents as long as they have been stationed for at least 6 months.
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 District of Columbia are:
1. Mutual voluntary separation without cohabitation for 6 months;
2. Living separate and apart without cohabitation for 1 year.
"Living separate and apart" may be accomplished under the same roof, if the spouses do not share bed or food.
All of your documents will be current according to District of Columbia 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 District of Columbia State Website for more information about District of Columbia divorce laws.
Affidavit of Corroborating Witness
Complaint for Divorce
Marital Settlement Agreement
Schedule for Visitation/Parenting Time of Minor Children
Financial Affidavit (Plaintiff)
Financial Affidavit (Defendant)
Affidavit of Appearance and Waiver of Rights
Affidavit Regarding the Children
Child Support Guidelines
Final Decree of Divorce
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