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Petition Or Motion To Modify Custody Or Visitation DR-7 - Maryland

Petition Or Motion To Modify Custody Or Visitation Form. This is a Maryland form and can be used in Custody-Visitation Domestic Relations (Pro-Se) Family Law Circuit Court Statewide .
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COURT COUNTY .OF. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......... .. : : Index No. Calendar No. : PETITION/MOTION TO MODIFY CUSTODY/VISITATION JUDICIAL SUBPOENA Plaintiff(s) INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING DOM REL 7 -against: If you already have a court order for custody or visitation, you can request the court to : change custody or visitation. To do this you may: (1) obtain the services of an attorney to handle : your case; or (2) file the case yourself by using the DOM REL forms. Defendant(s) : . . . . . Use.this .form only .if .there .is .already . . court. order. for. custody or visitation AND you were ... ... ........ . .... . ......a .... .... .. .. named as a Plaintiff or Defendant in that court case. To complete this form, you will need a copy of that order. If you do not have a copy, ask the Clerk of the Court how to get one. THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK TO There are 6 steps you must follow in order to proceed with the case yourself: > STEP 1 -- Completion of Form DOM REL 7. Follow these instructions carefully. GREETINGS: Use this form only if there is already a court order for custody or visitation AND you were named WE COMMAND YOU, that in that court case. To complete this form, you will need a attend before as a Plaintiff or Defendant all business and excuses being laid aside, you and each of you copy , the Honorable If you do not have a copy, ask thethe at Clerk of the Court how to get one. Court of that order. located at County of in room , on a day of , 20 , at noon, and at any recessed After you have thecopy of the original court order, fill in: o'clock in the or adjourned date, to testify and give evidence as a witness in this action on the part of the q the case number exactly as it appears on the order; q the name(s) of the Plaintiff and the is punishable exactly as they appear on the order; Your failure to comply with this subpoena Defendant(s)as a contempt of court and will make you liable to the party on whose behalf this subpoena was issued for a maximum penalty of $50 and all damages sustained as a result of your the current addresses and telephone numbers for the Plaintiff and each Defendant. If failure to comply. q you do not have an address for a defendant and you have done everything you can to Witness, the address, call the Legal Forms Helpline , one of the Justices of the find Honorable Court in County, , available in your county to help you. (1-800-818-9888) to day if resources are20 see of Line 1: After printing your name in the space provided, circle if you are the mother or father of the child(ren) or fill in your relationship to the child(ren). List the child(ren)'s (Attorney must sign above and type name below) full name(s) and date(s) of birth. Line 2: Looking at the order, fill in the date, city or county where the order was Attorney(s) for granted, the case number, the name of the person with custody, and the name of the person(s) granted visitation. Line 3: For the court to grant your petition to Office and P.O. Address modify custody/visitation, there must have been a change in circumstances that makes it in the best interests of the child(ren) to Telephone No.: Facsimile No.: E-Mail Address: Mobile Tel. No.: Page 1 of 2 DRIN 7 - Revised 9 March 2001 American LegalNet, Inc. www.USCourtForms.com COURT COUNTY .OF. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......... .. : : Index No. Calendar No. : change the custody/visitation. Explain what has happenedJUDICIAL change in to make this SUBPOENA Plaintiff(s) custody/visitation necessary. -against: : : Line 4: Indicate any other cases that have involved the children. FOR THESE REASONS: Defendant(s) q Explain how you would like the custody/visitation to be changed. : ...................................................... q If you are also seeking a change in the current child support order, check off the box indicating you are seeking such a change. The court will not necessarily give you THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK what you asked for. TO Date and sign this form. > STEP 2 -- Filing Fee. GREETINGS: Payment of a filing fee is generally required. See General Instructions. WE COMMAND YOU, that all business and excuses being laid aside, you and each of you attend before > STEP 3 -- , the Honorable Filing Your Forms. at the Court located at County of Take the completed documents to the Clerk20 the, Court. o'clock in the in room , on the day of , of at noon, and at any recessed or adjourned date, to testify and give evidence as a witness in this action on the part of the > STEP 4 -- Service. You will need to have the other party properly served with a copy of all the papers you are Your failure to comply with this subpoena is punishable as a contempt of court and will make you liable to filing AND with a Writ of subpoena which is provided by the penalty of $50 this Court. See the party on whose behalf thisSummons was issued for a maximum Civil Clerk of and all damages sustained as a General Instructions. result of your failure to comply. > STEP 5 -- Request for Hearing or Proceeding. Witness, Honorable Court in County, day of , 20 , one of the Justices of the The Petition/Motion for Modification of Custody/Visitation alone will not get you into court. You may need to file a Request for Hearing or Proceeding, DOM REL 59 so that a court date will be set. See General Instructions. (Attorney must sign above and type name below) > STEP 6 -- Hearing. Attorney(s) for See page 5 of the General Instructions - What Happens in Court? Custody is one of the most difficult types of cases. IF A CHANGE IN CUSTODY IS CONTESTED, YOU SHOULD SEE AN ATTORNEY. Office and P.O. Address Page 2 of 2 Telephone No.: Facsimile No.: E-Mail Address: Mobile Tel. No.: DRIN 7 - Revised 9 March 2001 American LegalNet, Inc. www.USCourtForms.com COUNTY . . . . . . . . . . . .OF. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . : : Plaintiff(s) -against: : City or County Name Index No. Calendar No. JUDICIAL SUBPOENA Case No. Circuit Court for : :Name Defendant(s) VS. : . . . . . . . . Street. Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Apt. # . . . . . . . . . . . . .Street Address ... ..... ... Apt. # ( City State Zip Code Area Code ) Telephone City State Zip Code ( Area Code ) Telephone Plaintiff THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK Defendant No. 1 Name Street Address Apt. # TO GREETINGS: ( City State Zip
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