Custody Paternity & Child Support Forms
This is a list of the custody and paternity forms that are available, free of charge, at the Family Law Self-Help Center.
You must have Adobe Reader (or above) to open and use the forms. "Pdf fillable" forms can be saved to your computer and then you can type in them. "Pdf" forms cannot be completed on your computer, but you can print and complete by hand.
To jump down to a group of forms, click one of these links:
For information about how to fill out and file court forms, please read Basics of Court Forms and Filings.
Visit Filing for Custody to learn about the legal process.
Use the "Custody" forms if the father is known and there is no disagreement about paternity. Use the "Paternity" forms if you mainly need the court to determine who is (or who is not) the father.
OTHER FORMS NEEDED TO FILE A COMPLAINT
Visit Responding to a Custody Case to learn about the legal process.
Visit Getting the Final Decree to learn about the legal process.
OTHER DOCUMENTS NEEDED TO GET A CUSTODY DECREE WITHOUT A HEARING:
Alternate Service Forms: