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PETITION FOR DIVORCE (with children)

The Petition for Divorce form is used if you are applying for a divorce for the first time in the State of Kansas with minor children in the marriage.


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In the Matter of the Marriage of
(Name of person filing this Petition) Case No._______________
(Name of person who did not file this Petition)
PETITION FOR DIVORCE (with children) “Petitioner” means the person filing this Petition.
“Respondent” means the person who did not file the Petition. “Parties” means the Petitioner and Respondent.
The person filing this petition states:
1. I am now living at: ________________________________________ (Street address),
_________________ (city), _______ (state) and I have lived in Kansas Other: ________________
since _________ (date). 2.Respondent is now living at: _____________________________________ (Street
address), __________________ (city), _______ (state) Unknown, and has lived in Kansas Other:
___________________ since ________ (date). 3.We were married on the following date and year: ________________________ in the
following city and state: ___________________________________ and have been married since that
date. 4.We are incompatible and should receive a divorce.
5. The court should distribute the marital property and debts as agreed upon or as the court
may decide. 6.I do do not request spousal support.
7. Respondent is is not now on active duty with the United States Military.

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8. Neither party is pregnant.
Or _______________________________ is pregnant at the time this petition is filed.
(Name of Petitioner or Respondent)
Or Unknown.
9. We have the following children from our relationship together who are 19 years of age or
under and they are:
a. _____________________________ (child’s name), was born in _________ (month) _________ (year).
b._____________________________ (child’s name), was born in _________ (month) _________ (year).
c._____________________________ (child’s name), was born in _________ (month) _________ (year).
d._____________________________ (child’s name), was born in _________ (month) _________ (year).
e. _____________________________ (child’s name), was born in _________ (month) _________ (year).
f. _____________________________ (child’s name), was born in _________ (month) _________ (year). 10.The child(ren) now live with Petitioner Respondent Other:__________________
(name of adult) at _______________________________________________________ (Street address),
_______________________________ (city), __________ (state) and have lived at this place since
___________________________ (date). (Add additional pages if more space is needed.)
11. The child(ren) lived at the following addresses with the custodian(s) listed during the past
five years:
From Date Until DateCity, State Name and Relationship of
Custodian(s) Living with Child,
and Custodian(s) Present Address

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The following court cases are on file that involve or include the child(ren): Type of Case Court, City and State Case Number Last Order Date
The Court should approve an appropriate parenting plan and child support order.
Optional: 14. I request to be restored to the following former name: _______________________.
On final hearing, the court should grant a divorce, divide the property and debts between the
parties, issue child-custody and support orders, and issue other appropriate orders.
Signature of Petitioner
Name (Print):__________________________________
Address 1: ____________________________________
Address 2: ____________________________________
City, State, Zip: ________________________________
Telephone Number: _____________________________

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COUNTY OF _____________________
I swear or affirm that the statements made in this Petition are true and that I am the person filing
this petition.
Signature of Petitioner
SUBSCRIBED AND SWORNto before me, a Notary Public, this ______ day of
_______________________________ 20_____. _____________________________________________
Notary Public
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