Free North Dakota Divorce Forms

In North Dakota the spouse filing for divorce, also called the Plaintiff or Petitioner, must meet the residency requirements in order for a state district court to grant the divorce. You or your spouse must have been a resident of North Dakota for at least 6 months before initiating the divorce. Or, you or your spouse must have been a resident of North Dakota for 6 months immediately before the District Court grants the final judgment of divorce.

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North Dakota Divorce Forms
North Dakota Divorce Forms

The above residency requirements might seem redundant but they are not. If you’ve been a resident of North Dakota for four months, you can file for divorce but the district court cannot grant the final judgment of divorce until six months after you became a resident.

North Dakota states that it does not provide divorce forms for every possible situation. They do offer basic forms to allow you to initiate most basic types of divorce.

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To file for an uncontested divorce with no minor children, you will need the following North Dakota divorce forms:

To file for an uncontested divorce with minor children, you will need the following North Dakota divorce forms:

North Dakota allows for a “Summary Divorce”. To qualify for summary divorce, you and your spouse must agree on almost all issues of the settlement. The court will schedule one and only one hearing to finalize the divorce. For more information on the Summary Divorce, visit the state of North Dakota Courts website.

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