The Complaint for divorce below should be useful in most states, especially when filling for a MUTUAL CONSENT or NO FAULT divorce.

A divorce complaint usually contains:

  • the plantif (spouse filing)
  • the defendant (spouse being sued)
  • court and docket number
  • residence, jurisdiction, date and place of marriage
  • basis for divorce
  • children custody and visitation
  • support and alimony
  • property settlement agreement
  • date and signature by the plaintiff
  • sworn affidavit signed by plaintiff (requested by some states)
  • affidavit of consent (requested by some states)
  • other court actions,
  • request for a judgment dissolving the marriage and any additional relief sought.

Here's a sample complaint for divorce letter you can copy and paste to your word processor. Make the changes and adjustments as necessary.

Re: the Marriage of

Plaintiff _____________________________________ Court ____________________________


Defendant __________________________________ Docket No. ________________________

The plaintiff,_____________________________, respectfully declares the following:

Plaintiff currently resides at the following address: ______________________________________________________________________________

Plaintiff has been a resident of the State of______________________ for a period of_______ months.

Defendant currently resides at the following address: ______________________________________________________________________________

Plaintiff and Defendant were married on the______day of______________, 20____, and at the place of ________________________________________________(City, County, State).

A copy of the marriage license is attached hereto.

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