PRO SE (Self-Help) Divorce Information

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A Pro Se Divorce packet has been assembled for your assistance.

Pro-Se (Self-Help) Divorce Information Packet

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

This information packet DOES NOT cover; child support, custody, distribution of property, or spousal support. Recognizing the legal system can be very complicated and confusing, this packet is designed to assist an individual who is not represented by an attorney (“Pro Se”) by providing information and sample forms to be used to obtain an absolute divorce.
If you obtain an Absolute Divorce without first properly filing for, or obtaining any legal rights you may have for spousal support, (lawsuits known as post separation support and alimony), or for the division of marital property, including martial debt, (a lawsuit known as equitable distribution), YOU WILL LOSE THESE RIGHTS. Therefore, it is VERY IMPORTANT that if you have any questions about whether you are entitled to property (or division of martial debt) from the marriage and or spousal support, YOU MUST TALK TO AN ATTORNEY, or your legal rights may be LOST FOREVER.

NO ONE EXCEPT AN ATTORNEY CAN ADVISE YOU ABOUT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS

Because it is the nature of laws, which can change at any time, the forms and information in this packet may become outdated, without notice. The 21st District Clerk of Court, Clerk of Court Staff, or anyone else contributing to the production or dissemination of these forms, instructions or guidelines WILL NOT BE LIABLE for any indirect or consequential damages resulting from your use of the forms or information provided in this packet.
You are responsible to make certain that the information and instructions in this sample packet are appropriate for your situation. You should review and research applicable laws, rules and civil procedures, and cases that apply to your type of situation. If you are not able to do so, you should speak with an attorney.
If you wish to represent yourself (“Pro Se”), you should read and understand all the information in this sample packet. READ ALL THE INSTRUCTIONS carefully and understand the process before completing any of the forms.
These sample documents have been assembled for your convenience in preparing your own divorce. This package is designed ONLY to assist in a simple, uncontested divorce. If you have questions about whether this package is suitable for your situation, YOU SHOULD CONTACT AN ATTORNEY, click on the following link to locate a Forsyth County attorney “Forsyth County Bar Association“.