In this article I will tell you the best way to get your child custody forms. . for Free.
A child custody proceeding is the expression used to describe any court case concerning adoption, custody, child protection, guardianship, cessation of parental rights, and/or placement of the child.
There is a bewildering range of child custody forms available which are designed to cover every eventuality in child custody situations.
• Certification of Applicant’s Attorney
• Child Support Worksheets
• Pretrial orders
• Application for ex-parte temporary custody order
• Case management schedules
• Request a Visitation orders
• Modifying child support
• Terminating child support
• Reducing child support
And so on.
The forms themselves can be downloaded for free and there are good instructions as to how to fill them out and the information necessary.
Once you have filled out your child custody form you can bring it to your local courthouse to the clerk’s office to be filed.
Other useful forms include the Child Parenting Plan which you can fill out yourself and bring before the court. Some states allow you to elect to request a personal hearing and if you feel particularly harshly treated in , for example, your access to your child as part of a previous agreement then you can bring a motion before the court to have this agreement varied.
Child custody laws do vary slightly from state to state and so the forms are slightly different also. But they follow the same basic format and if you read ahead, not work ahead, when filling out your child custody forms then you should have no difficulty with them.
All states provide these child custody forms on their court websites which can be downloaded for free in PDF format or Word. You can fill them out on screen and download or download first and fill them out at your leisure.
With the right tools and information the whole process need not be as intimidating as it first appears.