Family Court / Divorce

 

Office located on the 2nd Floor, Room 200
Family Court Division
Telephone: 256-532-3424

DIVORCE ( UNCONTESTED-WITH CHILDREN )
DIVORCE ( UNCONTESTED- WITHOUT CHILDREN )

ALABAMA PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIP ACT

REGISTRATION OF CHILD CUSTODY DETERMINATION

 

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UNCONTESTED DIVORCE CASE WITH CHILDREN

 

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR FILING

Complaint
Answer, Waiver and Agreement for Taking Testimony
Testimony of Plaintiff (must be notarized)
Divorce Decree
Separation Agreement
** Child Support Information Sheet (form CS-47)
** Vital Statistics Form (Certificate of Divorce)

PARTIES WHO HAVE MINOR CHILDREN, THE FOLLOWING IS REQUIRED

** Child Support Obligation Income Statement/Affidavit (both parties) (CS-41)
** Child Support Guideline Form (form CS-42)
** Child Support Guideline Notice of Compliance (form CS-43)
** Order/Notice to Withhold Income for Child Support
** Standing Pre-Trial Order (“Transition in Parenting Class”)
** Child Cope with Divorce Seminar Certificate (both parties)

Effective January 1, 1994, when any order of Child Support is entered, the Withholding Order payment of Child Support shall be served immediately, unless the parties have reached an alternative agreement and the judge approves such agreement.  The following forms must be completed and filed when the Withholding Order of Child Support is served immediately:

** 1) Notice to Defendant
** 2) Answer to Order of Withholding
Service fee for an Immediate Withholding Order is $20.00 by Sheriff or $6.68 by Certified Mail.

FILING FEE
PLEASE HAVE EXACT CHANGE
Court Cost for filing of Divorce is $324.00, payable only by cash, money order or cashier’s check.  Filing fees are non-refundable. 

**We are not permitted by law to give legal advice. Should you need assistance with any of the paperwork, you should contact an attorney or do the necessary research at the Elbert Parson’s Law Library, located on the East Side Square, across from the Madison County Courthouse.
**Madison County Volunteer Lawyers Program  256-539-2275
**Legal Services    256-536-9645
www.alabamalegalhelp.org        http://eforms.alacourt.gov/default.aspx

UNCONTESTED DIVORCE WITHOUT CHILDREN

 

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR FILING:

 

Complaint

Answer, Waiver and Agreement for Taking Testimony

Testimony of Plaintiff (must be notarized)

Separation Agreement

Divorce Decree

**Vital (Certificate of Divorce)

 

FILING FEE

Court Cost for filing of Divorce is $324.00, payable only by cash, money order or cashier’s check. Please bring EXACT change.  Filing fees are non-refundable.

 

**We are not permitted by law to give legal advice. Should you need assistance with
any of the paperwork, you should contact an attorney or do the necessary research at the Elbert Parson Law Library, located on the East Side Square, across from Madison County Courthouse.

 

                        Madison County Volunteer Lawyers Program      256-539-2275

                        Legal Services                                    256-536-9645

                        www.alabamalegalhelp.org

                        http://eforms.alacourt.gov/default.aspx

 



 

 

REGISTRATION OF CHILD CUSTODY DETERMINATION
Code of Alabama 30-3B-305

 

 

 

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