Who needs a FL-100 form?
If both partners want to start divorce process in California, one of them has to fill out the form FL-100 and file it with the California superior court. This form is used if the partners agree on all the terms, such as property division and child custody. For the dissolution, one of the spouses must have been a resident of California for at least six months preceding the filing of this form.
What is the FL-100 fillable form for?
The fillable form FL-100 is a Petition for the dissolution of marriage used for an uncontested divorce in California if the spouses don’t have any disputes concerning the property and child support. The FL-100 is suitable for the dissolution of marriage, legal separation and nullity of marriage.
Is the FL-100 form accompanied by other forms?
This form is accompanied by the FL-110 form (Summons).
When is the California form FL-100 due?
This form is a starting point for a divorce process, so it should be filed with the court when the partners have made this decision.
How do I fill out the FL-100 form?
When filling out the form the individual has to provide the following information:
Name, phone number, e-mail address of attorney or person without attorney
Address and branch name of the Superior Court of California
Check whether they are petitioner or respondent
Indicate the purpose of petition (dissolution, legal separation, nullity of marriage)
Statistical facts (date of marriage, date of separation)
Declaration regarding minor children (name, date of birth, age, sex)
Declaration regarding community assets and debts
Reasons for the dissolution, legal separation and nullity of marriage
Child support matters
The petitioner and the attorney should also sign the form FL-100 and date it.
Where do I send the form FL-100?
This form should be filed with the clerk of the California Superior Court.