Do It Yourself

Some people decide that they would like to deal with their family matters themselves.

We have put together some of the most common documents to enable you to do apply to the court yourself to deal with:

•    Divorce
•    Dissolution of a Civil Partnership
•    Annulment
•    Financial Proceedings
•    Children Proceedings
•    Injunction Proceedings

You just need to choose the forms that are needed, complete them and print them off.

Forms for download are listed below;


Financial Statement for Financial Order - Form E

You use this Form to provide the court with financial information. Read More

Application for Decree Nisi - D84

You use this form if you wish to apply to the court to ask for the Decree Nisi to be pronounced. Read More

Divorce/Dissolution/Judicial Separation Petition - D8

You use this form to issue proceedings at court for Divorce, Dissolution or Judicial Separation Read More

Nullity Petition - D8N

You use this form to issue proceedings at court for Nullity or Annulment. Read More

Presumption of Death Petition - D8D

You use this form to issue proceedings at court where you believe that the Respondent may be dead. Read More

Statement in Support to dispense with service of the Petition - D13B

You use this form if you don't know where the Respondent is living. Read More

Answer to Petition - D8B

You use this form to reply to or defend a Petition. Read More

Request for Personal Service by a Court Bailiff - D89

You use this form to ask the court to re serve a Respondent with the Petition and associated papers where no response has been received. Read More

Statement in Support of Divorce/Dissolution/Jud Sep Petition - Adultery - D80A

You use this form to apply to the court to ask for your Adultery Petition to be approved and for the Decree Nisi to be listed. Read More

Statement in Support of Divorce/Dissolution/Jud Sep Petition - Behaviour - D80B

You use this form to apply to the court to ask for your Behaviour Petition to be approved and for the Decree Nisi to be listed. Read More

Statement in Support of Divorce/Dissolution/Jud Sep Petition - Desertion - D80C

You use this form to apply to the court to ask for your Desertion Petition to be approved and for the Decree Nisi to be listed. Read More

Statement in Support of Divorce/Dissolution/Jud Sep Petition - 2 Years Sep - D80D

You use this form to apply to the court to ask for your 2 Years Separation Petition to be approved and for the Decree Nisi to be listed. Read More

Statement in Support of Divorce/Dissolution/Jud Sep Petition - 5 Year Sep - D80E

You use this form to apply to the court to ask for your 5 Years Separation Petition to be approved and for the Decree Nisi to be listed. Read More

Statement in Support of Nullity Petition - Void - D80F

You use this form to apply to the court to ask for your Nullity Petition to be approved and for the Decree Nisi to be listed. Read More

Statement in Support of Nullity Petition - Voidable - D80G

You use this form to apply to the court to ask for your Nullity Petition to be approved and for the Decree Nisi to be listed. Read More

Notice of Application for Decree Absolute/Final Order - D36

You use this form if you are the Petitioner to apply to the court to ask for the Decree Absolute to be pronounced. Read More

Application for Decree Absolute/Final Order - Respondent - D11

You use this form if you are the Respondent (and it is not your Petition) to apply to the court to ask for the Decree Absolute to be pronounced or for any other general application. Read More

Application for Financial Order - Form A

You use this form to apply to court for a financial order within Divorce, Dissolution, Judicial Separation or Nullity proceedings. Read More

Application to consider the financial position of the Respondent - Form B

You use this form if you are the Respondent to a Separation Petition and you wish the court to look at your financial position. Read More

Application to prevent defeat of financial applications - D50G

You use this form to apply to prevent a financial transaction taking place that could effect the outcome of a financial application. Read More

Application Notice - Part 18

You use this to apply for proceedings under Part 18 which includes applications under Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 S37 Read More

Pension Enquiry form - Form P

You use this form to obtain information from a Pension Provdider about pension funds that they hold. Read More

Pension Sharing Annex - Form P1

You use this form where the court has made a Pension Sharing Order. Read More

Pension Attachment Annex - Form P2

You use this form where the court has made a Pension Attachment Order in relation to a Pension fund. Read More

Pension Protection Fund Inquiry Form - PPF

You use this form to obtain information from a Pension Provdider about pension funds that they hold if those Funds are in the Pension Protection Fund. Read More

Pension Protection Fund Sharing Annex - PPF1

You use this form where the court has made a Pension Sharing Order and the Fund is in the Pension Protection Fund. Read More

Pension Protection Fund Attachment Annex - PPF2

You use this form where the court has made a Pension Attachment Order and the Fund is in the Pension Protection Fund. Read More

Estimate of Costs - Form H - 1st Appointment and FDR

You use this form to provide the court and the other side with an estimate of your costs in financial proceedings. Read More

Statement of costs - Form H1 - Final Hearing

You use this form to inform the court and the other parties what costs you have incurred in financial proceedings. Read More

Notice of Application to enforce - D50K

You use this form to enforce a financial order. Read More

Application under the Children Act for a S8 Order - C100

You use this form to make an application for a Residence, Contact, Specific Issue or Prohibited Steps Order. Read More

Application for an Order - C1

You use this form to apply for an Order under the Children Act apart from a S8 Order or a Care Order. Read More

Application - C2

You use this form to join in existing children proceedings, for permission to start proceedings (leave) or for an order in existing proceedings. Read More

Allegations of Harm/Domestic Violence - C1A

You use this form as a supplement to a main application under the Children Act where there are allegations of harm or domestic abuse. Read More

Confidential Contact Details - C8

You use this form if you wish not to disclose your address within the court proceedings. Read More

Statement of Service - C9

You use this form to prove to the court that the papers have been served on the Respondent to the case. Read More

Financial Provision for a Child - A1 County Court and High Court

You use this form to make an appliction under Schedule 1 of the Children Act for a financial order in the County Court or the High Court. Read More

Financial Statement for Financial Remedy - Form E1 - County Court and High Court

You use this form to provide financial information to the court when you are making an application under Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989. Read More

Financial Statement for Financial Remedy - Form E2 - Variation

You use this form to provide financial information to the court when you are making an application for a variation of a financial order. Read More

Application for a Non Molestation Injunction or an Occupation Order - FL401

You use this form to apply to the court for an injunction. Read More

Witness Statement in Support - FL401S

You use this statement to provide evidence to the court in support of an application for a non molestation injunction or an occupation order. Read More

Application to vary, extend or discharge an order - FL403

You use this form to apply to change an injunction or order that is in existence already. Read More

Statement of Service - FL415

You use this form to prove to the court that the Injunction or Order has been served on the Respondent Read More

Guidance to complete Petition - D8 notes

Information to complete a Divorce, Dissolution or Judicial Separation Petition Read More

Guidance to complete Nullity Petition - D8N Notes

You use this to help you complete a nullity petition.
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Guidance to complete Financial Form - Form E notes

You use this form to assist you in completing a Form E in financial proceedings. Read More

Information re Children and Family Courts - CB7

This form assists you when considering issuing proceedings. Read More

Guide to Family Law Act part IV - FL700

This form details information about Injunctions and Occupation Orders Read More