What Documents and Supporting Information are Required to be Submitted with a Divorce Petition in Wisconsin?

In Wisconsin each county determines what is required to be submitted with a divorce petition.  In most counties, a joint petition for divorce requires a joint petition form and a joint confidential petition addendum form.  If the divorce petition is not filed jointly, the petitioner must file a summons, a petition, a confidential petition addendum, an order to show cause, an affidavit for temporary order and a financial disclosure statement. 

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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