Form JD-FM-272 "Motion to Waive Statutory Time Period Upon Defendant's Failure to Appear and Affidavit - Divorce or Legal Separation" - Connecticut

What Is Form JD-FM-272?

This is a legal form that was released by the Connecticut Superior Court - a government authority operating within Connecticut. As of today, no separate filing guidelines for the form are provided by the issuing department.

Form Details:

  • Released on December 1, 2019;
  • The latest edition provided by the Connecticut Superior Court;
  • Easy to use and ready to print;
  • Quick to customize;
  • Compatible with most PDF-viewing applications;
  • Fill out the form in our online filing application.

Download a fillable version of Form JD-FM-272 by clicking the link below or browse more documents and templates provided by the Connecticut Superior Court.

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Download Form JD-FM-272 "Motion to Waive Statutory Time Period Upon Defendant's Failure to Appear and Affidavit - Divorce or Legal Separation" - Connecticut

Download PDF

Fill PDF online

Rate (4.6 / 5) 74 votes
MOTION TO WAIVE STATUTORY TIME PERIOD UPON
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
DEFENDANT'S FAILURE TO APPEAR AND AFFIDAVIT -
SUPERIOR COURT
DIVORCE OR LEGAL SEPARATION
www.jud.ct.gov
JD-FM-272 Rev. 12-19
C.G.S. § 46b-67
ADA NOTICE
COURT USE ONLY
The Judicial Branch of the State of Connecticut complies with the Americans with
FTA90
Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need a reasonable accommodation in accordance with
the ADA, contact a court clerk or an ADA contact person listed at www.jud.ct.gov/ADA.
*FTA90*
Instructions:
1. If your spouse has not appeared, you may file this motion with the clerk no sooner than thirty days
after the return date in your divorce (dissolution of marriage or civil union), or legal separation.
2. You must also file a completed Financial Affidavit, form JD-FM-6 (LONG or SHORT) and an
Affidavit Concerning Military Service, form JD-FM-178 in order for the court to proceed.
Judicial District of
At (Town)
Docket Number
Plaintiff's name (Last, first, middle initial)
Plaintiff's address (Number, street, town, zip code)
Defendant's name (Last, first, middle initial)
Defendant's address (If known) (Number, street, town, zip code)
1. I, the plaintiff in the above captioned matter, ask the court to waive the time periods set forth in section 46b-67(a) of the
Connecticut General Statutes so that a decree may enter prior to their expiration in this: (Select one)
Divorce (Dissolution of Marriage)
Dissolution of Civil Union
Legal Separation
2.
I also ask the Court to restore my birth name or former name of:
3.
If "Yes" is selected for any of the statements in 3-9 of the Affidavit below, I request a hearing date of
.
If "No" is selected for all of the statements in 3-9 of the Affidavit below, I request that the Court enter a decree without a
hearing.
Affidavit
I,
(name), am the plaintiff in the above captioned matter and attest under oath
to the following in support of this motion:
1. It has been 30 days, or more, since the return date of
(list return date from summons/complaint)
in my divorce (dissolution of marriage or civil union), or legal separation.
2. Service of process was made on the defendant in accordance with section 46b-45 of the Connecticut General Statutes
as follows: (Select one)
Personal (in hand) service of the defendant OR
Service at the defendant's place of abode and the following three statements are true:
A. The address at which service was made is the usual place of abode of the defendant.
B. The defendant was not known by me to be residing, either permanently or temporarily, at any other address at the
time service was made.
C. The most recent date on which I had personal knowledge that the defendant resided at the address at which service
was made is
(fill in the date).
3. There was a child or there were children:
A. born to or adopted by me and/or the defendant, separately or together, during our
Yes
No
marriage or civil union................................................................................................
B. born to us together before our marriage or civil union ...................................................
Yes
No
4. I am currently pregnant ...................................................................................................
Yes
No
5. The defendant is currently pregnant.................................................................................
Yes
No
6. There is a restraining order or a protective order in effect between the defendant and me ...
Yes
No
7. I am seeking alimony or spousal support from the defendant.............................................
Yes
No
8. The defendant and I have jointly owned property ..............................................................
Yes
No
9. The defendant and I have jointly owned debt....................................................................
Yes
No
Print Form
Page 1 of 2
Reset Form
MOTION TO WAIVE STATUTORY TIME PERIOD UPON
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
DEFENDANT'S FAILURE TO APPEAR AND AFFIDAVIT -
SUPERIOR COURT
DIVORCE OR LEGAL SEPARATION
www.jud.ct.gov
JD-FM-272 Rev. 12-19
C.G.S. § 46b-67
ADA NOTICE
COURT USE ONLY
The Judicial Branch of the State of Connecticut complies with the Americans with
FTA90
Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need a reasonable accommodation in accordance with
the ADA, contact a court clerk or an ADA contact person listed at www.jud.ct.gov/ADA.
*FTA90*
Instructions:
1. If your spouse has not appeared, you may file this motion with the clerk no sooner than thirty days
after the return date in your divorce (dissolution of marriage or civil union), or legal separation.
2. You must also file a completed Financial Affidavit, form JD-FM-6 (LONG or SHORT) and an
Affidavit Concerning Military Service, form JD-FM-178 in order for the court to proceed.
Judicial District of
At (Town)
Docket Number
Plaintiff's name (Last, first, middle initial)
Plaintiff's address (Number, street, town, zip code)
Defendant's name (Last, first, middle initial)
Defendant's address (If known) (Number, street, town, zip code)
1. I, the plaintiff in the above captioned matter, ask the court to waive the time periods set forth in section 46b-67(a) of the
Connecticut General Statutes so that a decree may enter prior to their expiration in this: (Select one)
Divorce (Dissolution of Marriage)
Dissolution of Civil Union
Legal Separation
2.
I also ask the Court to restore my birth name or former name of:
3.
If "Yes" is selected for any of the statements in 3-9 of the Affidavit below, I request a hearing date of
.
If "No" is selected for all of the statements in 3-9 of the Affidavit below, I request that the Court enter a decree without a
hearing.
Affidavit
I,
(name), am the plaintiff in the above captioned matter and attest under oath
to the following in support of this motion:
1. It has been 30 days, or more, since the return date of
(list return date from summons/complaint)
in my divorce (dissolution of marriage or civil union), or legal separation.
2. Service of process was made on the defendant in accordance with section 46b-45 of the Connecticut General Statutes
as follows: (Select one)
Personal (in hand) service of the defendant OR
Service at the defendant's place of abode and the following three statements are true:
A. The address at which service was made is the usual place of abode of the defendant.
B. The defendant was not known by me to be residing, either permanently or temporarily, at any other address at the
time service was made.
C. The most recent date on which I had personal knowledge that the defendant resided at the address at which service
was made is
(fill in the date).
3. There was a child or there were children:
A. born to or adopted by me and/or the defendant, separately or together, during our
Yes
No
marriage or civil union................................................................................................
B. born to us together before our marriage or civil union ...................................................
Yes
No
4. I am currently pregnant ...................................................................................................
Yes
No
5. The defendant is currently pregnant.................................................................................
Yes
No
6. There is a restraining order or a protective order in effect between the defendant and me ...
Yes
No
7. I am seeking alimony or spousal support from the defendant.............................................
Yes
No
8. The defendant and I have jointly owned property ..............................................................
Yes
No
9. The defendant and I have jointly owned debt....................................................................
Yes
No
Print Form
Page 1 of 2
Reset Form
I attest that the statements in this motion are true to the best of my knowledge and belief.
Print name of person signing
Date signed
Signature
State of Connecticut, County of
ss.
On this the _____ day of______________, 20____, before me, ______________________________ , the undersigned officer, personally
appeared_________________________________, known to me (or satisfactorily proven) to be the person whose name is subscribed to
the within instrument and acknowledged that he/she executed the same for the purposes therein contained, and swore under oath or
affirmed and declared that the information stated on this motion is complete, true, and accurate.
In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand.
Signature of Clerk, Commissioner of Superior Court, or Notary Public
Date Commission Expires:
Order
The court has heard/considered this motion and orders:
The motion is granted. The time periods set forth in section 46b-67(a) of the Connecticut General Statutes are waived
and the matter may proceed without a hearing.
A hearing on this motion is scheduled for (date)
at (time of hearing)
The motion is denied.
Date signed
Signed (Judge, Assistant Clerk)
By the court
Print Form
Page 2 of 2
Reset Form
Page of 2