Use this template/form as a Divorce Complaint 1 Form in the State of Alabama
Text version of this Form
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In the Circuit Court of (county): ___________________________________________ County, Alabama
In re the marriage of:
Your first and last name Your spouse’s first and last name
(You are the Plaintiff – the person filing for divorce) (Your spouse is the Defendant)
Plaintiff’s Information Defendant’s Information
Mailing address: Home address:
City, state, zip: City, state, zip:
Date of birth (mm/dd/yyyy): Date of birth (mm/dd/yyyy):
Phone #: ( )
q I am the Plaintiff in this case. I agree that the Court can make decisions in this case.
w I declare that the following information is true:
• The Defendant is age 19, or older.
• I have resided in Alabama for the last 6 months.
• The Defendant and I were legally married on (date):
(city and state):
• The Defendant and I no longer live together. We separated on (date):
• We last lived together in (county and state):
• The Defendant and I have no children from this marriage under the age of 19, and the Wife is not
• The Defendant and I have already divided our personal property (automobiles, furniture, clothing, bank
accounts, etc.) and do not need a court order to divide our property.
• The Defendant and I do not own any real estate together, such as a house or land.
• The Defendant and I do not have any joint debts that need to be divided by the court.
• The Defendant and I can no longer get along nor live together. We argue and cannot get along.
• The marriage is broken down and cannot be fixed. It is not in our best interests to keep trying to fix it.
e I ask the Court to (check all that apply):
a. Approve this Divorce Complaint, which would end my marriage forever.
b. Order the Defendant to pay all court costs.
c. Give me back my former name (list former name here):
I also ask the Court to make any other orders I may be entitled to.
r I swear that all of the information I provided above is complete and accurate. I understand that if I lie
on this form, I can be fined and sent to jail.
Sign below in front of a notary:
Notary fills out below—
Sworn to and subscribed before me, the undersigned authority,
By (Print name of notary): (Notary’s seal here)
On this date: / /
Notary signs here Date notary’s commission expires
Rev. 10/08 © 2008 Alabama State Bar