DIY Forms
Family Court

These free and easy-to-use computer programs ask you questions. The program then uses your answers to make a form for your case.

Available DIY Form Programs

Custody/Visitation Enforcement Petition
Ask the Family Court for help if the custody or visitation order is not being followed.

Custody/Visitation Modification Petition
If there is a "change in circumstances" and the custody or visitation order has to be changed file this petition.

Paternity Petition
File to ask the Family Court for an order that states who the child's legal biological father is.

Petición de Paternidad (Paternity Petition in Spanish)
Esta orden declara al padre biológico del menor.

Support Petition
Ask the Family Court for a support order for a child under 21, a spouse, or an adult dependent who is between 21 and 25 and developmentally disabled. You can use this program if you don't already have a support order from a court.

Support Modification and Enforcement/Violation Petition
Ask the Family Court to change an existing child or spousal support order because of a "change in circumstances." You can also use this program to ask the Court to enforce the support order if the other parent is not following it.

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About DIY Forms

This program is not e-fileable. Your papers must be printed, then filed at the Court.

Who Can Use These Programs?
You can use DIY Forms if:

  • you're a court user and you don't have a lawyer;
  • you're a legal services provider;
  • you're a pro bono lawyer. Pro bono lawyers filing a DIY Form must submit thispro bono affirmation.
  • you're from a low-bono (reduced fee) program. You must submit a low-bono affirmation with the filing.

Commercial use is prohibited and no one may charge for using these programs. When you begin the program, you will be asked to accept these terms of use.

Computer Requirements
In order to use DIY Form programs, make sure you have the following:

  • Attached printer

Help Using DIY Forms
See Frequently Asked Questions for help using DIY Form programs.


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