Court Forms

BEFORE USING THE FORMS LISTED BELOW, PLEASE CONSIDER TALKING TO AN ATTORNEY.

Court cases can be very complicated, and even if you are representing yourself, you should see a lawyer for legal advice as to how the law applies to you, and what is best for your particular situation. This might save you time, money, trips to the courthouse, and help you avoid serious mistakes. There are lawyers who will help you. For more information, call the Mahoning County Bar Association at 330-746-2933 or Community Legal Aid at 1-800-309-5454.

"Please find the following seven Ohio Supreme Court Domestic Relations Forms approved through The Ohio Supreme Court Administrative Actions dated June 8, 2020 that removes the necessity of a notarization due to the observance of social distancing and the potential cost for online notarization that requires access to the internet."

Motion for Contempt and Statement - Uniform DR Form 21.pdf 
Statement of Health Insurance - Uniform DR Form 4.pdf 
Parenting Proceeding Statement - Uniform DR Form - Affidavit 3.pdf 
Statement of  Property - Uniform DR Form 2.pdf 
Statement of Income and Expenses - Uniform DR Form 1.pdf 
Information for Parenting Proceeding Affidavit - DV Form 10.01-F.pdf 
Petition for Domestic Violence Civil Protection Order - DV Form 10.01-D.pdf

DOMESTIC RELATIONS COURT FILING CHECKLIST:  
This checklist will help ensure that you include all the necessary forms when initiating various types of actions in the Court.
DIVORCE/DISSOLUTION FILING FORMS

Affidavit of Income & Expenses (Uniform DR Form 1) for DISSOLUTION ONLY
Affidavit of Income & Expenses (Uniform DR Form 1) for DIVORCE & LEGAL SEPARATION ONLY 
Affidavit of Property (Uniform DR Form 2)
Parenting Proceeding Affidavit (Uniform DR Form 3)
Health Insurance Affidavit (Uniform DR Form 4)
Motion and Affidavit for Temporary Orders Without Oral Hearing (Uniform DR Form 5)
Mutual Restraining Order 
Family Information Sheet   
IV-D Application for Child Support Services
Entry Converting Dissolution to Action for Divorce
Entry Converting Divorce Action to Dissolution
Required Language for Child Support, Spousal Support and Health Insurance Orders
Order for Certified Copies


PARENTING TIME FORMS

Local Parenting Time Schedule 
Long Distance Parenting Time Schedule   
Transitional Parenting Time Schedule 
Notice of Intent to Relocate
    

CONTEMPT

Summons and Order to Appear 
Request for Court Appointed Attorney 
Financial Disclosure/Affidavit of Indigence 
Poverty Affidavit & Order Seeking Court Appointed Counsel
Motion, Entry & Certification for Appointed Counsel Fees
Explanation of Medical Bills


REGISTRATION OF FOREIGN ORDERS

Notice of Registration of Foreign Support Order
Notice of Registration of Multiple Foreign Support Orders
Judgment Entry Confirming Registration of Foreign Support Order
Notice of Registration of Foreign Custody Order
Judgment Entry Confirming Registration of Foreign Custody Order


SERVICE BY PUBLICATION/POSTING

Request, Affidavit & Order for Service by Publication
Legal Notice for Publication
Request Affidavit & Order for Service by Posting*
Legal Notice for Posting*
Request Affidavit & Order for Service by Posting of Civil Protection Orders*
Legal Notice for Posting of Civil Protection Orders*
*Posting can only be used in association with a Poverty Affidavit


MISCELLANEOUS

Application/Resume to Serve as Guardian ad Litem
Poverty Affidavit & Order Seeking Waiver of Deposit
Praecipe for Transcript
Request for Interpreter
IRS Form 8332
Division of Property Order
Local Income Tax Rates
Application for the Appointment of Designated Process Server


INTERPRETERS

Language Access Plan
Request for Appointment of Foreign Language Interpreter
Order Appointing Foreign Language Interpreter
Request for Appointment of Sign Language Interpreter
Order Appointing Sign Language Interpreter


OHIO SUPREME COURT UNIFORM DOMESTIC RELATIONS FORMS: The following forms are offered by the Ohio Supreme Court to permit litigants to represent themselves. The Court encourages litigants to be represented by attorneys whenever possible. Representing yourself may take a lot of time, may be difficult and may be confusing. Please be aware that even though you are not an attorney, you must follow the same rules and regulations required by Ohio law.  Keep in mind that court staff cannot give you legal advice.  

If you do not have counsel, you may wish to contact Community Legal Services at 1-800-998-9454 or the Mahoning County Bar Association’s Lawyer Referral Service at 330-746-2737.

Click on the following link to access the forms in Word and to download them in other languages:  http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/JCS/CFC/DRForms/default.asp 

     
Complaint for Divorce Without Children (Uniform DR Form 6)
Complaint for Divorce With Children (Uniform DR Form 7)
Counterclaim for Divorce Without Children (Uniform DR Form 8)
Counterclaim for Divorce With Children (Uniform DR Form 9)
Answer to Complaint Without Children (Uniform DR 10)
Answer to Complaint With Children (Uniform DR Form 11)
Reply to Counterclaim for Divorce Without Children (Uniform DR Form 12)
Reply to Counterclaim for Divorce With Children (Uniform DR Form 13)
Judgment Entry - Decree of Divorce Without Children (Uniform DR Form 14)
Judgment Entry - Decree of Divorce With Children (Uniform DR Form 15)
Judgment Entry Converting Interest in Real Estate(Uniform DR Form 16)
Petition for Dissolution of Marriage and Waiver of Service Summons (Uniform DR Form 17)
Judgment Entry - Decree of Dissolution of Marriage (Uniform DR Form 18)
Separation Agreement (Uniform DR Form 19)
Shared Parenting Plan (Uniform DR Form 20)
Parenting Plan (Uniform DR Form 21)
Parenting Judgment Entry (Uniform DR Form 22)
Complaint for Parentage, Allocation of Parental Rights and Responsibilities and Parenting Time (Uniform DR Form 23)
Motion for Contempt and Affidavit and Instruction for Service (Uniform DR Form 24)
Show Cause Order (Uniform DR Form 25)
Motion for Change of Parenting Time (Uniform DR Form 26)
Motion for Change of Parental Rights and Responsibilities (Uniform DR Form 27)
Motion for Change of Child Support, Medical Support, Tax Exemption, or Other Child-Related Expenses (Uniform DR Form 28)
Explanation of Health Care Bills (Uniform DR Form 29)
Waiver of Service of Summons (Uniform DR Form 30)
Request for Service (Uniform DR Form 31)


DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FORMS
  1. 10.01-A GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROTECTION ORDERS
  2. 10.01-C INFORMATION ABOUT FILING A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OR DATING VIOLENCE CIVIL PROTECTION ORDER PETITION
  3. 10.01-D PETITION FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CIVIL PROTECTION ORDER (R.C. 3113.31)
  4. 10.01-F INFORMATION FOR PARENTING PROCEEDING AFFIDAVIT (R.C. 3127.23 A)
  5. 10.01-H DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CIVIL PROTECTION ORDER DVCPO EX PARTE
  6. 10.01-I DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CIVIL PROTECTION ORDER (CPO) FULL HEARING (R.C. 3113.31)
  7. 10.01-J CONSENT AGREEMENT AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CIVIL PROTECTION ORDER (R.C. 3113.31)
  8. 10.01-K MOTION TO MODIFY OR TERMINATE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CIVIL PROTECTION ORDER OR CONSENT AGREEMENT
  9. 10.01-L JUDGMENT ENTRY ON MOTION TO MODIFY OR TERMINATE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CIVIL PROTECTION ORDER OR CONSENT AGREEMENT
  10. 10.01-M MODIFIED DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CIVIL PROTECTION ORDER
  11. 10.01-O MOTION FOR CONTEMPT OF A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CIVIL PROTECTION ORDER combined
  12. 10.01-P PETITION FOR DATING VIOLENCE CIVIL PROTECTION ORDER (R.C. 3113.31)
  13. 10.01-Q DATING VIOLENCE CIVIL PROTECTION ORDER (DTCPO) EX PARTE
  14. 10.01-R DATING VIOLENCE CIVIL PROTECTION ORDER (DTCPO) FULL HEARING
  15. 10.01-S CONSENT AGREEMENT AND DATING VIOLENCE CIVIL PROTECTION ORDER (R.C. 3113.31)
  16. 10.01-T MODIFIED DATING VIOLENCE CIVIL PROTECTION ORDER
  17. 10-C WARNING CONCERNING THE ATTACHED PROTECTION ORDER OR CONSENT AGREEMENT
  18. 10-D NOTICE TO RESPONDENT OR DEFENDANT ABOUT EXISTENCE OF PROTECTION ORDER
  19. 10-E WIRELESS SERVICE TRANSFER ORDER IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CIVIL PROTECTION ORDER
  20. 10-F NOTICE OF RECEIPT
  21. Motion for Return of Weapons
  22. Motion to Renew CPO

For a complete set of the CPO Forms in both Word and pdf formats, please click on the following link to the Ohio Supreme Court Website: CPO Forms