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Divorce Steps with No Minor Children

Use these steps if you:

  • DO NOT have any minor children between you and your spouse

Step 1 - Starting Your Divorce

General Forms
  • Instructions — DivorcePDF
  • Instructions — Summary of StepsPDF
  • Instructions — Steps for Divorce without Minor ChildrenPDF
  • 1. Family Law Case Information SheetRTFPDF
  • 2. Petition for Divorce (No Children)RTFPDF
  • 3. Summons with OrdersRTFPDF

Step 2 - Serve (Deliver the Documents)

Forms
  • 1. Acknowledgment of Service By DefendantRTFPDF
  • 2. Affidavit of Service with OrdersRTFPDF

— OR —

Service by Publication (if you cannot find your spouse)
This is the packet you would use to request permission from the court to Serve by Publication in a Family Law case.

  • Instructions — Service by PublicationPDF
  • 1. Motion and Affidavit for Service by Publication RTFPDF
  • 2. Order for ServiceRTFPDF
  • 3. Affidavit of Mailing Per Order for PublicationRTFPDF
  • 4. Summons by PublicationRTFPDF

Step 3 - Respond

Step A1 - Filing a Response to Divorce (No Children)
  • Instructions — Responding to Divorce PetitionPDF
  • Instructions — Family Case Response (No Minor Children)PDF
  • 1. Family Case Response (No Children)RTFPDF
  • 2. Family Law Case Information SheetRTFPDF
  • See Also Mandatory Disclosures below

— OR —

Step A2 - Filing a Response and Counterclaim to Divorce (No Children)
  • Instructions — DivorcePDF
  • Instructions — Responding to Divorce PetitionPDF
  • Instructions — Completing Family Case Response and Counterclaim (No Minor Children)PDF
  • 1. Family Case Response and Counterclaim (No Children)RTFPDF
  • 2. Family Law Case Information SheetRTFPDF
  • See Also Mandatory Disclosures below
Step B - Complete Mandatory Disclosures

When you file a response, both parties must then exchange information within 35 days unless the case is resolved by Default or Stipulation within 35 days.

  • Instructions — Inventory of Property and DebtsPDF
  • 1. Inventory of Property and DebtsRTFPDF
  • 2. Certificate of ServiceRTFPDF

Only the Certificate of Service is filed with the court. Do Not File the Disclosures with the court.

Step 4 - Finalizing a Divorce

Finalizing Divorce by Default*

* Use these forms to finalize your case by Default. This means your spouse was served, but did not respond within the time allowed.

  • Instructions — Finalizing Divorce by DefaultPDF
  • Instructions — Guidelines for Courtroom BehaviorPDF
  • 1. Motion and Affidavit for Entry of DefaultRTFPDF
  • 2. DefaultRTFPDF
  • 3. Affidavit in Support of Default Decree of Divorce (No Children)RTFPDF
  • 4. Sample Hearing Narrative without ChildrenPDF
  • 5. Decree of Divorce (No Children)RTFPDF
  • 6. Vital Statistics Certificate of DivorceRTFPDF
Finalizing Divorce by Stipulation*

* Use these forms to finalize your case by Stipulation. This means both spouses are in agreement and will sign.

  • Instructions — Finalizing your Divorce with a Sworn StipulationPDF
  • 1. Sworn Stipulation for Entry of Divorce DecreeRTFPDF
  • 2. Decree of Divorce (No Children)RTFPDF
  • 3. Vital Statistics Certificate of DivorceRTFPDF
Finalizing Counterclaim for Divorce (No Children) by default*

* This means your spouse was served with a Counterclaim, but did not respond within the time allowed. Use this packet to finalize your Counterclaim without minor children.

  • Instructions — Finalizing a Divorce by Default on a Response and Counterclaim (No Children)PDF
  • Instructions — Finalizing Divorce by DefaultPDF
  • Instructions — In Support of Default Decree of Divorce on a Counterclaim (No Children)PDF
  • Instructions — Sample Hearing Narrative without ChildrenPDF
  • Instructions — Decree of Divorce (No Minor Children)PDF
  • Instructions — Guidelines for Courtroom BehaviorPDF
  • Instructions — Affidavit in Support of Default Decree on Counterclaim (No Children)PDF
  • 1. Notice of Intent to DefaultRTFPDF
  • 2. Motion and Affidavit for Entry of Default on CounterclaimRTFPDF
  • 3. DefaultRTFPDF
  • 4. Affidavit in Support of Default Decree on Counterclaim (No Children)RTFPDF
  • 5. Decree of Divorce (No Minor Children)RTFPDF
  • 6. Vital Statistics Certificate of DivorceRTFPDF
Divorce Steps with Minor Children

Use these steps if you:

  • DO have minor children between you and your spouse

Step 1 - Starting Your Divorce

General Forms
  • Instructions — DivorcePDF
  • Instructions — Summary of StepsPDF
  • Instructions — Steps for Divorce with Minor ChildrenPDF
  • Instructions — Questions & Answers about Child Support in IdahoPDF
  • 1. Family Law Case Information SheetRTFPDF
  • 2. Petition for Divorce (With Children)RTFPDF
  • 3. Summons with OrdersRTFPDF
  • 4. Affidavit Verifying IncomeRTFPDF
  • 5. Shared or Split Custody CS WorksheetRTFPDF
  • 6. Standard Custody CS WorksheetRTFPDF
  • 7. Parenting PlanRTFPDF

Step 2 -Serve (Deliver the Documents)

Forms
  • 1. Acknowledgment of Service by DefendantRTFPDF
  • 2. Affidavit of Service with OrdersRTFPDF

— OR —

Service by Publication (if you cannot find your spouse)
This is the packet you would use to request permission from the court to Serve by Publication in a Family Law case.

  • Instructions — Service by PublicationPDF
  • 1. Motion and Affidavit for Service by PublicationRTFPDF
  • 2. Order for ServiceRTFPDF
  • 3. Affidavit of Mailing Per Order for PublicationRTFPDF
  • 4. Summons by PublicationRTFPDF

Step 3 - Responding to a Divorce

Step A1 - Filing a Response to Divorce (With Minor Children)
  • Instructions — Responding to Divorce PetitionPDF
  • Instructions — Family Case Response (With Children)PDF
  • 1. Family Case Response (With Children)RTFPDF
  • 2. Family Law Case Information SheetRTFPDF
  • See Also Mandatory Disclosures below

— OR —

Step A2 - Filing a Response and Counterclaim to Divorce (With Minor Children)
  • Instructions — DivorcePDF
  • Instructions — Responding to Divorce PetitionPDF
  • 3. Family Law Case Information SheetRTFPDF
  • 4. Family Case Response and Counterclaim (With Children)RTFPDF
  • 5. Parenting PlanRTFPDF
  • 6. Questions & Answers about Child Support in IdahoPDF
  • 7. Affidavit Verifying IncomeRTFPDF
  • 8. Shared or Split Custody CS WorksheetRTFPDF
  • 9. Standard Custody CS WorksheetRTFPDF
  • See Also Mandatory Disclosures below
Step B - Complete Mandatory Disclosures

When you file a response, both parties must then exchange information within 35 days unless the case is resolved by Default or Stipulation within 35 days.

  • Instructions — Inventory of Property and DebtsPDF
  • Instructions — Mandatory Child Support DisclosuresPDF
  • 1. Inventory of Property and DebtsRTFPDF
  • 2. Certificate of ServiceRTFPDF
  • 3. Petitioner's/Respondent's Mandatory Child Support DisclosuresRTFPDF

Only the Certificate of Service is filed with the court. Do Not File the Disclosures with the court.

Step 4 - Finalizing a Divorce

Finalizing Divorce by Default*

* Use these forms to finalize your case by Default. This means your spouse was served, but did not respond within the time allowed.

  • Instructions — Finalizing Divorce by DefaultPDF
  • Instructions — Guidelines for Courtroom BehaviorPDF
  • Instructions — Sample Hearing Narrative with ChildrenPDF
  • 1. Motion and Affidavit for Entry of DefaultRTFPDF
  • 2. DefaultRTFPDF
  • 3. Decree of Divorce (With Children)RTFPDF
  • 4. Affidavit in Support of Default Decree of Divorce (With Children)RTFPDF
  • 5. Child Support Order Transmittal FormRTFPDF
  • 6. Vital Statistics Certificate of DivorceRTFPDF
Finalizing Divorce by Stipulation*

* Use these forms to finalize your case by Stipulation. This means both spouses are in agreement and will sign.

  • Instructions — Finalizing your Divorce with a Sworn StipulationPDF
  • 1. Sworn Stipulation for Entry of Divorce DecreeRTFPDF
  • 2. Decree of Divorce (With Children)RTFPDF
  • 3. Vital Statistics Certificate of DivorceRTFPDF
  • 4. Child Support Order Transmittal FormRTFPDF
Finalizing Counterclaim for Divorce (With Minor Children) by default*

* This means your spouse was served with a Counterclaim, but did not respond within the time allowed. Use this packet to finalize your Counterclaim with minor children.

  • Instructions — Finalizing a Divorce by Default on a Response and Counterclaim (With Children)PDF
  • Instructions — Finalizing Divorce by DefaultPDF
  • Instructions — Sample Hearing Narrative with ChildrenPDF
  • Instructions — Guidelines for Courtroom BehaviorPDF
  • Instructions — In Support of Default Decree of Divorce On a Counterclaim (With Children)PDF
  • 1. Notice of Intent to DefaultRTFPDF
  • 2. Motion and Affidavit for Entry of Default on CounterclaimRTFPDF
  • 3. DefaultRTFPDF
  • 4. Affidavit in Support of Default Decree on Counterclaim (With Children)RTFPDF
  • 5. Decree of Divorce (With Children)RTFPDF
  • 6. Vital Statistics Certificate of DivorceRTFPDF
  • 7. Child Support Order Transmittal FormRTFPDF

Common Divorce

FILING FEES

  • $207
  • $207
  • $136
  • Divorce with Children
  • Divorce without Children
  • Response to a Divorce