You can file in the Probate and Family Court in the county where either you or your spouse lives, but if you left the home you lived in as a couple, you must file in the county where your spouse lives. See Where Do I File to find the right court for your location.

Forms that Must be Filed

You May Also Need to File

If you have children with your spouse:

If you have an attorney:

He or she must also file Uniform Counsel Certification Form pdf format of Uniform Counsel Certification
 

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