Complete the special requirements, alternative dispute and contested issues sections. Information needed includes contact, martial, residential and financial information.
Assets cover both personal and physical community property.
Liabilities range from mortgages to credit card balances. Complete the relevant Child Support Guidelines Worksheet form, if necessary.
In order for a judge in Maryland to hear the case, the grounds for the divorce must have occurred in Maryland, or at least one of the parties must have resided in Maryland for at least six months before filing.
Based on new legislation, the court may enter a divorce decree on the uncorroborated testimony of the party seeking the divorce.
If you have children, indicate the type of custody or visitation you want. If you want the court to make a decision about your property, check off the kinds of property you and your spouse own together.
Attach a property settlement agreement if you have one.Complete the affirmation at the bottom of the page, then sign and date the complaint.Complete the Financial Statement, if necessary such as when alimony and child custody are issues.Maryland law does not provide for legal separation.In Maryland, couples file for a “limited divorce,” which provides them with the same legal rights and protections as a legal separation.Limited divorce forms must be filed in the Maryland county where either spouse lives or works.