Divorce / Legal Separation: Filing Joint (together) With Children under 18
You will also find two checklists which take you step-by-step through the divorce / legal separation filing process. The checklists break the process down into two parts, Checklist 1 & Checklist 2; you must complete both.
Checklist 1 includes: everything you need to initially file your divorce / legal separation. Checklist 2 includes everything you need to complete after filing.
For qualifying low-income individuals, the courts offer a fee waiver. If you would like to request a fee waiver, you will find the form at the bottom of this page.
You can get help with Checklist 1 at the Milwaukee Justice Center's Self-Help Desks.
You can get help with Checklist 2 by appointment only.
Legal advice is not provided.
FORMS FOR CHECKLIST 1:
FORMS FORM CHECKLIST 2:
Here is the entire divorce / legal separation packet with all the forms you will need for filing joint (together) with children under 18.
Fee Waiver Forms
If you are unable to pay the filing fees, and meet the income requirements, you can ask the court to waive the fees by completing form CV-410 below.
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