FL-100 ATTORNEY OR PARTY WITHOUT ATTORNEY Name State Bar number and address TELEPHONE NO. FOR COURT USE ONLY FAX NO. Petitioner and Respondent signed a voluntary declaration of paternity. A copy is is not attached. Page 1 of 3 Form Adopted for Mandatory Use Judicial Council of California FL-100 Rev. January 1 2015 PETITION MARRIAGE/DOMESTIC PARTNERSHIP Family Law Family Code 297 299 2320 2330 3409 www. Item Property Declaration form FL-160 Attachment 9b Confirm to 10. COMMUNITY AND...
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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)

  • Separate property

  • 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.

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So hi my name is Kristen Lowe we're going to dive right in and get started with the beginning forms that you need to start your divorce process so on my website which is Kristen Lola comm we have quick links and on the far right side we're going to go to commonly used forms so just a hint all of the family law forms start with FL FL standing for family law and we are going to start at the very beginning with what's called a petition or request for a divorce and we're going to click right on the link which is petition fl100 now this is a brand new updated form for 2015 and we are going to start right now and at the top this is going to be identical for every single form or I should say almost every single form that you fill out so get used to this the first thing you're going to put up at top is your name and you're going to use your full legal name no nicknames you don't have to use a middle name but you do want to use a full name so in this case we're going to keep it simple we're going to have the petitioners name as John Smith and John lives at 124 Rose Street in San Ramon and you don't actually have to use your own home address because a lot of people are in the transition and they're moving and that sort of thing so if you would rather use a peel box or you would rather use your parents address your best friend's address basically we need an address that's going to stay put for the duration of your divorce and let's have San Ramon California and the zip code nine four five eight two the next thing you're going to fill out is a phone number again you can use your cell phone number you can use your home number you can use a work number you basically need to use a number that the court can reach you at so we're going to use the number and we're going to pretend it's John's cell phone number so not a 925 number but a four one five number for San Francisco County so four one five let's do four four to five five seven seven and if you don't have a fax number you don't have to fill it in and if you don't have an email address or you don't want to disclose your email address you don't have to do it neither one of those is mandatory then next part though attorney for well you're doing this on your own so you're something called in pro per the fancy schmancy word is in propia persona so either one will work but we're going to put in pro per which basically lets the court know that you're self represented you don't actually have an attorney except for yourself okay so we are now in the court of California County of and because John lives in San Ramon he is filing in Contra Costa County and Contra Costa County right now only has one family law Division and that's located in Martinez so all of your filings whether you live in Danville or Alamo or Richmond everything's going to be going to Martinez and the street address there is 751 Pine Street and the mailing address is a little bit different it's P o box 911 Martinez so the city is Martinez and of...