Self Help Divorce, Custody and Guardianship Forms

 FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT

 ***IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE***

These forms and instructions are provided as a courtesy only. The Fifth Judicial District, the accompanying Courts, and their employees SHALL NOT BE LIABLE for errors contained within or for direct, indirect, special, or consequential damages in connection with providing this material.

Many family law matters involve complex and valuable legal rights. These forms and instructions are basic general forms and DO NOT fit all situations. If your situation does not fit the general forms you will need to perform additional legal research or consult an attorney.

It is always recommended that you consult with an attorney before attempting to use self-help. This is especially true if your case involves unique or complicated issues. Most family law issues affect significant legal rights. Some rights cannot be adequately protected without the assistance of an attorney.

When representing yourself, you are responsible for understanding the law that governs your case and for filing the proper legal documents. The law provides for exceptions in some situations. If your case involves special circumstances these exceptions may apply to you. Fifth Judicial District Self Help forms do not include information on these exceptions. Applicable laws and rules are set out in the Nevada Revised Statutes, The Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure, and other local rules governing the jurisdiction in which you are filing your documents.

By signing these documents and filing them with the court, you agree to the following:

• You have carefully read the documents;• You understand all the terms and conditions in the documents;
• You agree with everything in the documents; and
• You are aware of all of the consequences that may occur as a result of filing.

Note that if you, the other party, or your children have ties to a state other than Nevada (i.e. you recently moved here or you have orders from another state) you should consult an attorney BEFORE filing any documents because the court may not have jurisdiction over you. However, once you file certain documents, the court will have jurisdiction and you WILL NOT be able to change that.

The Fifth Judicial District Self Help forms are provided in .pdf format. You may print out the documents and hand write in the provided blanks. Please do not leave blank spaces. Either fill in the appropriate answer or write "N/A" in each space.

DIVORCE FORMS

Divorce Brochure (PDF)
The Steps of a Divorce (PDF)

Complaint for Divorce With Children
General Instructions for Completing Divorce Complaint With Children (PDF)
Family Cover Sheet (PDF)
Divorce Complaint With Children (PDF)
Child Support Worksheets and Chart (PDF)
Instructions for Completing Financial Disclosure Form (PDF)
Financial Disclosure Form (PDF)
Declaration Under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) (PDF)
Summons (PDF)
Affidavit of Service PDF)
Preliminary Injunction (PDF)

Complaint for Divorce Without Children
Instructions for Completing Divorce Complaint Without Children (PDF)
Family Cover Sheet (PDF)
Divorce Complaint Without Children (PDF)
Instructions for Completing Financial Disclosure Form (PDF)
Financial Disclosure Form (PDF)
Summons (PDF)
Affidavit of Service (PDF)
Preliminary Injunction (PDF)

Answer to Divorce Complaint With No Counterclaim
Instructions for Completing an Answer Without a Counterclaim (PDF)
Answer With No Counterclaim (PDF)
Instructions for Completing Financial Disclosure Form (PDF)
Financial Disclosure Form (PDF)
Child Support Worksheets and Chart (PDF)
Request for Hearing (PDF)
Order Setting Hearing (PDF)
Preliminary Injunction (PDF)
Certificate of Mailing (PDF)

Answer to Divorce Complaint With Counterclaim
Instructions for Completing an Answer With a Counterclaim (PDF)
Answer With Counterclaim (PDF)
Instructions for Completing Financial Disclosure Form (PDF)
Financial Disclosure Form (PDF)
Declaration Under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) (PDF)
Request for Hearing (PDF)
Order Setting Hearing (PDF)
Preliminary Injunction (PDF)
Certificate of Mailing (PDF)

Reply to Counterclaim
Instructions for Completing Reply to Counterclaim (PDF)
Reply to Counterclaim (PDF)
Request for Hearing (PDF)
Order Setting Hearing (PDF)
Certificate of Mailing (PDF)

Joint Petition for Divorce With Children
Instructions for Completing Joint Petition for Divorce With Children (PDF)
Family Cover Sheet (PDF)

Joint Petition for Divorce With Children (PDF)
Affidavit of Resident Witness (PDF)
Child Support Worksheets and Chart (PDF)
Child Support Court Order Information Sheet (PDF)
Decree of Divorce With Children (PDF)
Certificate of Mailing (PDF)

Joint Petition for Divorce Without Children
Instructions for Completing Joint Petition for Divorce Without Children (PDF)
Family Cover Sheet (PDF)
Joint Petition for Divorce Without Children (PDF)
Affidavit of Resident Witness (PDF)
Decree of Divorce Without Children (PDF)
Certificate of Mailing (PDF)

Summary Disposition For Decree of Divorce With Children
Instructions for Completing Summary Disposition for Decree of Divorce (PDF)
Family Cover Sheet (PDF)
Request For Summary Disposition (PDF)
Affirmation (PDF)
Affidavit of Resident Witness (PDF)
Affidavit in Support of Request for Summary Disposition (PDF)
Default (PDF)
Summary Decree of Divorce With Children (PDF)
Notice of Entry of Order (PDF)
Certificate of Mailing (PDF)

Summary Disposition For Decree of Divorce Without Children
Instructions for Completing Summary Disposition (PDF)
Family Cover Sheet (PDF)

Request for Summary Disposition (PDF)
Affirmation (PDF)
Affidavit of Resident Witness (PDF)
Affidavit in Support of Summary Disposition (PDF)
Default (PDF)
Summary Decree of Divorce Without Children (PDF)
Notice of Entry of Order (PDF)
Certificate of Mailing (PDF)

CUSTODY FORMS

Complaint to Establish Custody
Instructions for Completing Complaint to Establish Custody
Family Cover Sheet
Complaint to Establish Paternity, Custody, Visitation, Child Support
Instructions for Completing Financial Disclosure Form
Financial Disclosure Form
Child Support Worksheets and Chart
Declaration Under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Enforcement Act (UCCJEA)
Summons
Affidavit of Service
Preliminary Injunction

Answer to Complaint to Establish Custody
Instructions for Completing Answer for Custody
Answer to Complaint to Establish Custody with Counterclaim
Instructions for Completing Financial Disclosure Form
Financial Disclosure Form
Child Support Worksheets and Chart
Declaration Under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Enforcement Act (UCCJEA)
Request for Hearing
Order Setting Hearing
Certificate of Mailing
Preliminary Injunction

Motion to Modify Custody
Instructions for Completing Motion to Modify Custody
Motion to Modify Custody
Notice of Motion to Modify Custody
Certificate of Mailing
Child Support Worksheets and Chart
Instructions for Completing Financial Disclosure Form
Financial Disclosure Form
Declaration Under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Enforcement Act (UCCJEA)

Opposition and Countermotion to Modify Custody
Instructions for Completing Opposition to Modify Custody and Counterclaim
Opposition to Motion to Modify
Notice of Motion
Certificate of Mailing
Instructions for Completing Financial Disclosure Form
Financial Disclosure Form
Child Support Worksheets and Chart
Declaration Under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Enforcement Act (UCCJEA)