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9B-Co-Petitioners: Instructions9BVer07.doc (8/12)
Filing For Dissolution (Divorce) Co-Petitioners,
Cases without Children
Instructions for Packet 9B
Notice about these instructions and forms.
These instructions are not a complete statement of the law. They cover basic procedure for uncomplicated
divorce cases. For legal information, please talk to a lawyer and/or visit your local law library.
The instructions may refer to some forms not included in this packet. If you have a question about a form you
cannot locate, you should consult your local court which may have the form available.
Each court has local rules, programs and procedures that may not be explained in these instructions. Please
refer to the “Local Family Law Practices and Programs” form for your court, attached to these instructions. If it is not
attached, consult your local court directly. Information about how to contact your local court may be found at the
Oregon Judicial Department website: http://www.courts.oregon.gov.
This set of forms and instructions will allow you to file for and obtain a divorce where both parties are in
agreement on all issues.
The instructions are broken down into two basic steps. The forms that go with each step are listed below.
Steps and Forms Page (Instructions)
1. Starting your Divorce 2
Co-Petitioners’ Acknowledgment about Dissolution (Divorce)
Co-Petition for Dissolution of Marriage [Without Children]
Notice of Statutory Restraining Order Preventing Dissipation of Assets
Confidential Information Form (CIF)
Notice of CIF Filing
Record of Dissolution of Marriage (Vital Statistics Form; Available from your local court)
2. Finalizing Your Divorce 3
Co-Petitioner’s Ex Parte Motion for Order Allowing Entry of Judgment on Affidavit in Lieu of Hearing; and
Co-Petitioner’s Affidavit in Support of Motion for Order Allowing Entry of Judgment on Affidavit in Lieu of
Co-Petitioners’ Affidavit Supporting Stipulated Judgment of Dissolution
Stipulated Judgment of Dissolution of Marriage [Without Children]
When filling out the forms, follow these directions:
• You and your spouse are the named “Co-Petitioner” on all court forms. Use full names (first, middle or middle
initial, last) and print the names the same on all forms.
• The clerk will give you a case number when you file your papers. Make sure to put this on all copies and
• Some forms must be notarized or signed in the presence of a court clerk. You will need your picture ID for this.
Many banks provide notary services.
• Many forms say on the bottom, “I certify that this is a true copy,” and provide a place to sign.
Don’t sign this line on the original form or on your own copy. You need to sign this line only on the copies that are
given to your spouse.
• Make yourself and your spouse a copy of any document you are filing with the court. File the original with the