Divorce and Dissolution

Form D8

Divorce petition

Last updated 24 July 2014

This form is needed to start divorce or judicial separation proceedings. If you have children you will also need to complete form D8A

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Form D11

Notice of application

Last updated 24 July 2014

If you are the Respondent, and your husband/wife hasn’t applied within 3 months, 6 weeks and 1 day after the date of the decree nisi, you can apply and use notice of application to serve petitioner

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Form D36

Notice of application for decree nisi to be made absolute

Last updated 18 March 2013

In order for your divorce to be final, you will need to use this form to make your Decree Nisi absolute. The guidance notes explain when and how to do this whether you are the Petitioner or the Respondent

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Form D80a

Statement in support of divorce/(judicial) separation – adultery

Last updated 24 July 2014

If your petition is based on adultery and after you have been sent your husband's/wife's acknowledgement that they have received the petition and do not intend to defend the divorce, you need to swear this affidavit and send it together with form D84 to the court. The guidance notes explain how to do this without causing unnecessary friction between you and your husband/wife.

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Form D80b

Statement in support of divorce / dissolution / (judicial) separation – unreasonable behaviour

Last updated 24 July 2014

If your petition is based on behaviour and after you have been sent your husband's/wife's acknowledgement that they have received the petition and do not intend to defend the divorce, you need to swear this affidavit and send it together with form D84 to the court. The guidance notes explain how to do this without causing unnecessary friction between you and your husband/wife.

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Form D80c

Statement in support of divorce / dissolution / (judicial) separation – desertion

Last updated 08 August 2014

If your petition is based on desertion and after you have been sent your husband's/wife's acknowledgment that they have received the petition and do not intend to defend the divorce, you need to swear this affidavit and send it together with form D84 to the court. The guidance notes explain how to do this without causing unnecessary friction between you and your husband/wife.

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Form D80d

Statement in support of divorce / dissolution / (judicial) separation – 2 years’ consent

Last updated 08 August 2014

If your petition is based on 2 years - separation and after you have been sent your husband's/wife's acknowledgement that they have received the petition and do not intend to defend the divorce, you need to swear this affidavit and send it together with form D84 to the court. The guidance notes explain how to do this without causing unnecessary friction between you and your husband/wife.

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Form D80e

Statement in support of divorce / dissolution / (judicial) separation – 5 years’ separation

Last updated 08 August 2014

If your petition is based on 5 years separation and after you have been sent your husband's/wife's acknowledgement that they have received the petition and do not intend to defend the divorce, you need to swear this affidavit and send it together with form D84 to the court. The guidance notes explain how to do this without causing unnecessary friction between you and your husband/wife.

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Form D81

Statement of information for a consent order in relation to a financial remedy

Last updated 18 March 2013

This form needs to be sent together with form D80A, B, C, D or E to apply for the first of your two divorce decrees. The guidance notes explain how to do this.

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Form D89

Request for service by court bailiff

Last updated 08 August 2014

If your husband/wife has not responded to the petition posted by the court you need this form to ask the court bailiff to personally deliver it to him/her. The guidance notes explain what information the court needs for this to happen.

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Form D151

Application for registration of maintenance order in the magistrates court

Last updated 18 March 2013
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Form D252

Notice of commencement of assessment of bill of costs

Last updated 18 March 2013
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Form D254

Request for a default costs certificate

Last updated 08 August 2014
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Form D258

Request for a detailed assessment of hearing

Last updated 18 March 2013
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Form D258A

Request for detailed assessment (legal aid only)

Last updated 18 March 2013
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Form D259

Notice of appeal against a detailed assessment

Last updated 18 March 2013
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