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Divorce Packet

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The following forms are all available at https://mdcourts.gov/family/formsindex#domesticrelations.


Absolute Divorce 


General Instructions for all domestic relations forms 


Instructions for Completing and Filing Divorce Forms (CC-DRIN-A)


CC-DCM-001 Civil - Domestic Case Information Report (Required)


CC-DR-20 - Complaint for Absolute Divorce (Includes requests for custody, visitation, child support, alimony, and other types of property decisions)

Instructions for completing CC-DR-020


CC-DR-031 - Financial Statement (General)


CC-DR-033 - Joint Statement of Parties Concerning Marital and Non-Marital Property



Limited Divorce


General Instructions for all domestic relations forms 


Instructions for Completing and Filing Divorce Forms (CC-DRIN-A)


CC-DCM-001 Civil - Domestic Case Information Report (Required)


CC-DR-021 - Complaint for Limited Divorce (Case does not yet meet all the requirements for a final divorce, but I would like to obtain custody, visitation, child support, or other relief.)

Instructions for completing CC-DR-021


CC-DR-031 - Financial Statement (General)


If children are involved:


If requesting child support, the worksheets below may be required later. However, it is easier to use one of these online child support calculators:



Use this worksheet if one parent has sole or primary physical custody:

CC-DR-034 Worksheet A - Child Support Obligation: Primary Physical Custody 


Use this worksheet if both parents have joint or shared physical custody:

CC-DR-035 Worksheet B - Child Support Obligation: Shared Physical Custody 






CC-DCM-001 Civil - Domestic Case Information Report (Required).

CC-DR-50 - Answer to Complaint/Petition/Motion




Video:  https://www.mdcourts.gov/legalhelp/webinars/complaintfordivorce



Mutual Consent  - more resources on mutual consent divorce.



The following is a list of resources available in the Law Library. It is not exhaustive and is intended only to provide background information for library patrons. It should not be regarded as legal advice.


Online Resources on Divorce

Resources on Separation Agreements 






Divorce - A 9-Part Series (Videos) 




Responding to a Complaint for Divorce in Maryland  (on-demand)


Filing for Divorce in Maryland (register)


People's Law Library of Maryland


Overview of Divorce in Maryland  


The Difference between Absolute and Limited Divorce


Grounds for Absolute Divorce 


Grounds for Limited Divorce


Separation Agreements


Enforcing Orders


How Will Divorce or Separation Affect My Immigration Status?



Library Resources (in print and on Lexis)


Fader's Maryland Family Law. Callahan, Cynthia and Ries, Thomas C. (LexisNexis 2016) (RES KFM 1294.F33)


Maryland Divorce and Separation Law, 10th Edition. Condliffe, John J. and Debra B. Cruz (MSBA 2019) (KFM 1300.M37)


Maryland Domestic Relations Forms: with Practice Commentary. Turnbull, Ann McKenrick. (LexisNexis 2017) (KFM 1294.A65 T8)





Available Below and in Law Library, Section 3B:


Maryland Code, Family Law, Title 7 Divorce


Maryland Rules of Procedure: Md. Rules of Procedure Title 9, Chapter 200 





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