• DIVORCE

A dissolution of marriage or divorce is filed in the Family Court Division of Circuit Court.  There are not AOC forms available for use when filing for dissolution of marriage.

There is a filing fee.  There is an additional fee for service of process depending on the service method you choose.

When filing for dissolution you must follow the local Family Court Rules of Procedure and Practice.

For Kentucky Court of Justice Divorce Education
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It is required that a Vital Statistics Form VS-300 is presented upon filing for dissolution. The following are Vital Statistics requirements:
• Must be printed on 25% cotton bond paper with a watermark.
• Signature must be in black or blue.
• All information must be typed.
• All blocks must be completed except block 17 and the bottom portion. These areas are for clerk use only.
• No white out or stray marks.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR DOWNLOADABLE VS-300
VS-300 FORM

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For information regarding Legal Aid of the Bluegrass divorce assistance.

RE-OPEN FEES:
A fee of $50 shall be paid by any party re-opening a domestic case. Re-opening means any motion for modification of an order filed more than six months after the entry of an order. A domestic case could include paternity, child custody, support & visitation or divorce. Failure to pay a re-opening fee may result in your case not being heard. This fee is not required for motions in the 42 U.S.C. Title IV-D cases for child support enforcement.

You may find this link helpful:
Cabinet for Health and Family Services – Child Support Enforcement 

Additional Forms

Civil Summons

Appointment of Warning Order Attorney

Status Quo Order

Preliminary/Final Disclosure

Simplified Disclosure Statement

Acknowledgement of Disclosure

Affidavit of No Change in Circumstances

Finding of Facts/Conclusions of Law

Notice of Relocation

***Reminder – Our office is prohibited from providing legal advice. You may contact the Northern Kentucky Bar Association (Lawyer Referral Service) @ (859781-1525 or Legal Aid of the Bluegrass (Civil Legal Assistance) @ (859) 431-8200, or contact a private attorney for further information.