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In Montana, the petition for dissolution of marriage must be verified and must: (1) allege that the marriage is irretrievably broken; (2) state the age, occupation, and residence of each party and the party's length of residence in this state; (3) state the date of the marriage and the place at which it was registered; (4) establish the jurisdictional requirements for divorce (that either party has been a Montana resident for at least 90 days); (5) state the names, ages, and addresses of all living children of the marriage and whether the wife is pregnant; (6) describe any arrangements as to the support of the children and maintenance of a spouse; (7) describe a proposed parenting plan, if applicable; and (8) describe the relief sought.
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