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Joint Petition For Simplified Dissolution Of Marriage - Illinois
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MATT MELUCCI Madison County Clerk of Court Edwardsville, IL 62025-1950 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT Madison County, Illinois IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF: Plaintiff; vs. Defendant. ) ) ) ) ) ) NO. JOINT PETITION FOR SIMPLIFIED DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE Now comes Plaintiff, , without counsel, and Defendant, , without counsel, and hereby petition this Honorable Court for a dissolution of the marriage between Plaintiff and Defendant. In support of this petition for dissolution of marriage, the parties state as follows: 1. The Plaintiff is presently _____ years of age; Plaintiff's occupation is , Illinois; and has/ for at least ninety (90) days immediately preceding the filing of this Petition for Dissolution of Marriage. 2. The Defendant is presently _______ years of age; Defendant's occupation is resides at Marriage. 3. The Plaintiff and Defendant have been married for less than eight (8) years prior to the filing of this petition; they were married on (date) . 4. No children were born to the Plaintiff and Defendant during their relationship; no children were adopted by Parties; and (wife's name) 5. , to her knowledge, is not pregnant. ; and the marriage was registered in the County of , State of , Illinois; and ; Defendant has/ has not ; Plaintiff resides at has not resided in the State of Illinois resided in the State of Illinois for at least ninety (90) days immediately preceding the filing of this Petition for Dissolution of The parties have lived separate and apart for a continuous period in excess of six (6) months and irreconcilable differences have caused the irretrievable breakdown of their marriage; efforts at reconciliation have failed and future attempts at reconciliation would be impracticable and not in the best interests of the parties. The parties have signed an affidavit waiving the requirement for a continuous period living separate and apart in excess of two (2) years. The parties have lived separate and apart since (date) . Page 1 of 3 2002 © American LegalNet, Inc. 6. Neither party is dependent on the other party for spousal support (also known as alimony or maintenance), or each party is willing to waive the right to spousal support. Both parties understand that consulting with attorneys may help determine eligibility for spousal support. Both Plaintiff and Defendant waive any rights to maintenance. 7. 8. 9. Neither Plaintiff nor Defendant has any interest in real property (real estate). The parties have disclosed to each other all assets and their tax returns for all years of the marriage. Neither party has a gross annualized income in excess of $20,000; the Plaintiff's gross annual income from all sources is $ ; the Defendant's gross annual income from all sources is $ income of the parties is less than $35,000.00. ; and the total annual 10. The total fair market value of all marital property, after deducting all encumbrances, is less than $10,000.00 and the parties have executed a written agreement dividing all assets in excess of $100.00 in value and allocating responsibility for debts and liabilities between the parties. A copy of the written agreement, signed by both parties, is filed with this petition. 11. (Optional) WHEREFORE, the parties pray as follows: A. B. That the parties be awarded a Judgment of Dissolution of Marriage dissolving the bonds of matrimony existing between them. That the written agreement of the parties dividing marital assets, debts and liabilities, a copy of which is filed with this petition, be incorporated into the final order and judgment of this Court granting the petition for dissolution of marriage. C. (Optional) That (wife's name) . D. That this Court grant the parties such other and further relief as may be just. be restored to her former/maiden name, `s former/maiden name was . ___________________________________________ Plaintiff (signature) Defendant (signature) Page 2 of 3 2002 © American LegalNet, Inc. VERIFICATION JOINT PETITION STATE OF ILLINOIS COUNTY OF MADISON ) ) SS ) , Plaintiff, being first duly sworn upon oath, depose and say that I have read the foregoing Joint Petition for Simplified Dissolution of Marriage, understand the contents thereof, and believe the same to be true and correct to the best of may knowledge and belief. Plaintiff (signature) Subscribed and sworn before me, a Notary Public, this _______ day of , 20 . NOTARY PUBLIC _______________________________________________________ STATE OF ILLINOIS COUNTY OF MADISON ) ) SS ) , Defendant, being first duly sworn upon oath, depose and say that I have read the foregoing Joint Petition for Simplified Dissolution of Marriage, understand the contents thereof, and believe the same to be true and correct to the best of may knowledge and belief. Defendant (signature) Subscribed and sworn before me, a Notary Public, this _______ day of , 20 . NOTARY PUBLIC Page 3 of 3 2002 © American LegalNet, Inc.