Maricopa County Court » child custody form Sat, 18 Dec 2010 01:07:20 +0000 en hourly 1 Child Custody Forms – Where to Find and File a Child Custody Form /maricopa-county-courts/family-court/child-custody-forms-where-to-find-and-file-a-child-custody-form/ /maricopa-county-courts/family-court/child-custody-forms-where-to-find-and-file-a-child-custody-form/#comments Wed, 24 Nov 2010 14:47:04 +0000 Maricopa County Court /?p=68971 By Steven Carlson -

Child custody forms can vary from state to state and the process and procedure for completing and filing a child custody form can also vary depending on the county and courthouse that has jurisdiction of your case. It is important for parents to locate the right child custody form for their matter, thoroughly complete it and file it with the right courthouse. There are many ways to research and locate the right form for your particular situation. The following are examples of places that may be able to help you find, fill-out and file the right forms.

Court website – Most courts have a website with information about the courthouse including court locations as well as court forms. If you know which forms you need you may be able to download the forms from the court website.

Family courthouse – Most courthouses provide information about the processes and procedures as well as custody forms. If unsuccessful finding the proper forms on the website or you do not have a means to print out, you may want to try going down to the local family courthouse to obtain the forms you need.

Family court facilitator office – Many courts offer non-legal assistance through a family court facilitator office to in pro per litigants not represented by an attorney. The family court facilitator may be able to advise you on the forms you need, how to complete it, and where to file it. However, the family court facilitator does not provide legal advice, cannot represent either party in court or act as your attorney.

Legal document assistants – A Legal Document Assistant can help you prepare legal documents such as custody forms and provide self-help services at the consumer’s specific direction. Legal document assistants cannot provide you with legal advice or represent you in court.

Family law attorney – For legal advice about your situation and for legal help with child custody forms to use, completing and filing the forms you’ll want to speak with an attorney. Some attorneys offer free initial consultations which can help you decide if the matter is something you wish to pursue yourself or hire the expertise of an attorney to carry out. The resources above will likely recommend you speak with an attorney about your matter to obtain some legal advice about your rights and how the laws apply to you.

Whether you are searching for dissolution of marriage packet, child support forms, custody petition or modification forms, ex parte application or domestic violence or restraining order forms, you’d do well to consult with an attorney for legal advice about your situation to help you determine the right forms for you and the best course of action to take.

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