Petition for Child Custody Forms


Petition for Child Custody Forms

These forms are designed for people who agree on the terms of their child custody case.

How to use the forms:

  1. You must save each form before you begin entering information in the form fields. Right click the link for a form and save it to your computer before you begin entering information in the form fields. If you are downloading the form from a public computer, be sure to save the form to a personal device, such as a thumb drive. 
  2. You must use Acrobat Reader DC (or Adobe Acrobat DC) to ensure the forms work as intended. If you do not have Acrobat Reader DC, a free edition can be downloaded from the Adobe website.
  3. If you have technical difficulties completing the forms online, you may print all of the blank forms and fill them out by hand to file with the court. Please check with your local court for further instructions.
  4. You are responsible for the completeness and accuracy of any information submitted on the forms. Please double-check the information you enter!

 
Forms Instructions and Table of Contents

Forms you MUST complete:

1.
Petition for Child Custody (CAFC201)
 
Fillable PDF to Download
 • Blank PDF to Print

2.
Parenting Plan (CAFC501)

Fillable PDF to Download
 • Blank PDF to Print

  • Form 14 (If you need additional copies)

  • Schedule of Basic Child Support Obligations

  • Directions, Comments for Use and Examples for Completion of Form No. 14

3.
Income and Expense Statement (CAFC250)

Fillable PDF to Download
 • Blank PDF to Print

4.
Property and Debt Statement (CAFC240)

Fillable PDF to Download
 • Blank PDF to Print

5.
Answer to Petition for Child Custody (CAFC211) 

Fillable PDF to Download
 • Blank PDF to Print

6.
Child Custody and Support Judgment (CAFC270)

Fillable PDF to Download
 • Blank PDF to Print

7.
Filing Information Sheet

Fillable PDF to Download
 • Blank PDF to Print

8.
Notice of Hearing (CAFC721)

Fillable PDF to Download
 • Blank PDF to Print


Additional forms you MAY need (check with the circuit clerk's office):

9.
 In Forma Pauperis Application (To file without filing fee)