Filing for Divorce on Your Own
Filing the Divorce Papers
If you are ready to file for divorce but your spouse is not willing to sign the divorce papers, you can file for divorce by yourself. There are certain forms you must fill out and file with the court to open a divorce case. You can find instructions and all the forms you need to open a divorce case in this section.
How to Serve the Divorce Papers
After you open a divorce case, the next step is to make sure your spouse is “served” with the divorce papers. It is up to you to make sure that your spouse is served. Visit this section to learn about how to have your spouse served, and what to do if you do not know where your spouse can be found.
Once your spouse has been served with the divorce papers, you will have to wait and see what your spouse does before you know what your next step will be. You can learn about the possible next steps in this section.