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With 123DivorceMe you complete ALL the required Ohio 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 Petitioner or Respondent resides
No-Fault Grounds: Incompatibility, Living Separate and Apart.
Filing Spouse: Petitioner, Co-Petitioner
Non-Filing Spouse: Respondent, Co-Petitioner
Court Title: In the Court of Common Pleas of ( ) County, Ohio
Waiting Period to Re-Marry: None
You or your spouse must meet the Ohio residency requirements for the Court of Common Pleas 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:
The plaintiff must be a resident of the state at least six months immediately before filing the complaint. Actions for divorce and annulment shall be brought in the proper county for commencement of action pursuant to the Rules of Civil Procedure.
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 Ohio are:
1. Living separate and apart for at least one year without cohabitation.
2. Incompatibility, unless denied by either party.
All of your documents will be current according to Ohio 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 Ohio State Website for more information about Ohio 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:
Both spouses may jointly file a petition for dissolution of marriage. The petition must be signed by both spouses and have attached to it a separation agreement.
Ohio Filing Instructions
Domestic Case Designation Form
Petition for Dissolution of Marriage
Waiver of Legal Representation
Waiver of Service of Summons
Marital Settlement Agreement
Standard Order of Parenting Time
Child Support Worksheet (Sole Custody)
Child Support Worksheet (Split Custody)
Child Support Guidelines
Affidavit in Compliance With (ORC 3109.27)
Information for Parenting Proceeding (ORC 3109.27)
Health Insurance Disclosure Affidavit
Health Care Order
Decree for Dissolution of Marriage
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