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District Court ____________________________ County, Colorado
Court Address:

In re the Marriage of:

Petitioner:

and

Co-Petitioner/Respondent: COURT USE ONLY

Attorney or Party Without Attorney (Name and Address): Case Number:

Phone Number: E-mail:
FAX Number: Atty. Reg. #: Division Courtroom

PETITION FOR: DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE LEGAL SEPARATION
PURSUANT TO § 14-10-106, C.R.S.
******IF CHILDREN ARE PART OF THIS ACTION, PLEASE CHECK HERE ******

1. This Petition is for Dissolution of Marriage or Legal Separation.

2. The Marriage is irretrievably broken.

3. Information about the Wife: Petitioner Co-Petitioner/Respondent Check if in Military 

Full Legal Name: ___________________________________________ Date of Birth: _________________

Length of Current Residency in Colorado: (Years/months) Dates:

Current Mailing Address :

City: State: Zip Code: Home Phone #:

Email Address: Cell Phone #:

4. Information about the Husband: Petitioner Co-Petitioner/Respondent Check if in Military 

Full Legal Name: ___________________________________________ Date of Birth: _________________

Length of Current Residency in Colorado: (Years/months) Dates:

Current Mailing Address:

City: State: Zip Code: Home Phone #:

Email Address: Cell Phone #:

5. Date of the Marriage: ___________________ Place of Marriage: __________________________ (City/State)

6. Date the parties separated: ______________________

7. The Wife is pregnant not pregnant.

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8. The following child(ren) was/were born or adopted of this marriage . (attach a second sheet, if necessary):

Full Name of Child Present Address Sex Date of Birth

9. The child(ren) listed above have lived in Colorado for a minimum of 182 days prior to the filing of this Petition
or since birth if under six months of age. Yes No If No, please state the name of child, name of
person child lived with and the month, date and year when each child most recently moved to Colorado.

Full Name of Child Name of Person Child Lived State Moved Month Day Year
with From

10. I/We understand that a request for genetic tests shall not prejudice the requesting party in matters concerning
allocation of parental responsibilities pursuant to §14-10-124(1.5), C.R.S. If genetic tests are not obtained
prior to a legal establishment of paternity and submitted into evidence prior to the entry of the final decree of
dissolution or legal separation, the genetic tests may not be allowed into evidence at a later date.

11. Each party has a continuing duty to inform the Court of any proceeding in this or any other state that
could affect the current proceeding.

12. I/We understand that the Court may review any case involving the children, Petitioner, Co-Petitioner/
Respondent and other parties named in this Petition that have been filed in any Court.

13. I/We have participated in the following proceeding(s) regarding the child(ren) as a party or a witness, or in any
other capacity concerning the allocation of parental responsibilities including decision-making, child support
and parenting time with the child(ren). Identify name of court, case number, state, date, and type of
proceeding if any.

Name of Court Case Number State Date of Proceeding Type of Proceeding

14. I/We know of the following proceeding(s) that could affect the current proceeding including, but not limited to
proceedings relating to domestic violence or domestic abuse, enforcement of Court orders,
protection/restraining orders, termination of parental rights, and adoptions. Identify name of court, case
number, state, date, and type of proceeding if any.

Name of Court Case Number State Date of Proceeding Type of Proceeding

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15. The following people are not parties in this matter, but have physical custody of the child(ren) or claim rights
of parental responsibilities, legal custody or physical custody, or visitation/parenting time with the child(ren) .
Identify name and address of those persons, if any.

Full Name of Person Address (Street, City/State, Zip Code)

16. Required Notice of Human Services Involvement.

The parents or dependent child(ren) listed on this Petition has/have received with in the last five years, or
is/are currently receiving benefits or public assistance from the state Department of Human Services or the
County Department of Social Services. No Yes If your answer was Yes, complete the following:

Name of Person Receiving Benefit Name of County and State Case Number Month/Year

17. Required Notice of Prior Protection/Restraining Orders.

Have any Temporary or Permanent Protection/Restraining Orders to prevent domestic abuse or any Criminal
Mandatory Protection/Restraining Orders (MRO) or Emergency Protection Orders been issued against either
party within two years prior to the filing of this Petition?

No Yes If your answer was Yes, complete the following:

The Protection/Restraining Order was Temporary Permanent MRO and issued against

______________________________ in a Municipal Court County Court District Court in the County of

______________, State of ______________, in case number _______________ on ______________ (date).

What was the subject matter of the Protection/Restraining Order or Emergency Protection Order?

18. Notice of Existing Case with Child Support Enforcement (CSE)
The parents have filed a case with CSE? No Yes If Yes, identify the case number: _____________

19. I/We ask that the Court enter orders regarding the status of the marriage, best interests of the child(ren),
maintenance (spousal support) child support, division of property and debts, attorney fees and
costs, if appropriate, restoration of the previous name of a party, and any other necessary orders.

20. The Petitioner Co-Petitioner requests that the Court restore his/her prior full name to

______________________________________.

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Notice: Colorado Revised Statutes §14-10- 107, provides that upon the filing of a Petition for Dissolution of
Marriage or Legal Separation by the Petitioner and Co-Petitioner, or upon personal service of the Petition and
Summons on the Respondent, or upon waiver and acceptance of service by the Respondent, an automatic
temporary injunction shall be in effect against both parties until the Final Decree is entered, or the Petition is
dismissed, or until further Order of the Court. Either party may apply to the Court for further temporary orders, an
expanded automatic temporary injunction, or modification or revocation under §14-10-108, C.R.S. or any other
appropriate statute.

1. Both parties are restrained from transferring, encumbering, concealing, or in any way disposing of,
without the consent of the other party, or an Order of the Court, any marital property, except in t he
usual course of business or for the necessities of life. Each party is required to notify the other party
of any proposed extraordinary expenditures and to account for all extraordinary expenditures made
after the injunction is in effect; and

2. Both parties are enjoined from molesting or disturbing the peace of the other party or the minor
child(ren); and

3. Both parties are restrained from removing the minor child(ren) of the parties, if any, from the state
without the consent of the other party or an Order of the Court; and

4. Both parties are restrained, without at least 14 days advance notification and the written consent of
the other party or an Order of the Court, from canceling, modifying, terminating, or allowing to lapse
for nonpayment of premiums, any policy of health insurance, homeowner’s or renter’s insurance, or
automobile insurance that provides coverage to either of the parties or the minor child(ren) or any
policy of life insurance that names either of the parties or the minor child(ren) as a beneficiary.

Nothing in this automatic injunction shall prohibit either party from applying to the Court for
further orders, an expanded automatic temporary injunction, or orders modifying or revoking
this injunction.

Petitioner and Co-Petitioner, if any, acknowledge that he or she has received a copy of, has
read, and understands the terms of the automatic temporary injunction set forth in this Petition
and the Summons.

VERIFICATION AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

I swear/affirm under oath that I have read the foregoing Petition and that the statements set forth therein are true
and correct to the best of my knowledge.

_______________________________________ ______________________________________
Petitioner Signature Date Co-Petitioner Signature Date

______________________________________ ____________________________________
Petitioner’s Attorney Signature, if any Co-Petitioner’s Attorney Signature, if any

Subscribed and affirmed, or sworn to before me Subscribed and affirmed, or sworn to before me
by ____________________________________ by ____________________________________

in the County of ________________________, in the County of _______________________,

State of ____________________, this _______ State of ___________________, this _______

day of ___________________, 20 _____. day of ___________________, 20 _____.

My Commission Expires: _________________ My Commission Expires: __________________

______________________________________ ______________________________________
Notary Public/Clerk Notary Public/Clerk

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