Form DV-J106.1 "Judgment of Dissolution of Marriage / Civil Union (Divorce With Children)" - Illinois

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This form is approved by the Illinois Supreme Court and is required to be accepted in all Illinois Circuit Courts.
For Court Use Only
STATE OF ILLINOIS,
JUDGMENT OF DISSOLUTION OF
CIRCUIT COURT
MARRIAGE / CIVIL UNION
COUNTY
(DIVORCE WITH CHILDREN)
Instructions
Directly above, enter
the county where you
filed this case.
Petitioner (First, middle, last name)
Enter the full name of
Petitioner,
Respondent, and the
v.
case number as listed
on the Petition for
Dissolution of
Marriage/Civil Union
Respondent (First, middle, last name)
(Divorce with
Case Number
Children).
A court date was held on the Petition for Dissolution of Marriage/Civil Union (Divorce with Children)
DO NOT complete
this section.
 Petitioner
 Respondent
filed by the Petitioner. The court heard the testimony of
and considered all of the evidence and relevant parts of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of
Marriage Act (750 ILCS 5/101 et seq).
The Court makes the following findings of fact:
DO NOT complete 1a
1.
Present in Court:
and 1b.
Petitioner present: 
a.
Yes
No
DO NOT complete 2a,
represented by Lawyer:
2b, or 2d.
Respondent present:  Yes
b.
No
In 2c, check the box
represented by Lawyer:
that applies to the
Respondent. If the
2.
Jurisdiction:
Respondent is on
 Petitioner
a.
This court has jurisdiction of the subject matter and
Respondent
active duty, you cannot
get a divorce unless
b.
Respondent is in default:
Yes
No
the Respondent files
c.
Respondent is currently on active duty as a member of the Armed Forces of the United
an appearance.
 No
States of America:
Yes
Unknown
In 3a, check the box
d.
This Court has jurisdiction under the Uniform Child-Custody Jurisdiction and
that applies to you.
 No
and Enforcement Act:
Yes
In 3b, check the box
that applies to the
3.
Residency Requirement:
Respondent.
a.
Petitioner has been living in Illinois at least 90 days immediately before the filing of
In 4, check whether it
the Petition or immediately before the time of this hearing:
is a marriage or civil
union.
Yes
No
Respondent has been living in Illinois at least 90 days immediately before the filing
In 4a, enter the date
b.
you were
of the Petition or immediately before the time of this hearing:
married/united.
Yes
No
In 4b, enter the place
the marriage/civil
 Civil Union:
4.
Information about the
Marriage
union took place.
a.
Parties were married/united on:
If this is an agreement,
Date
enter initials on each
b.
Parties were married/united in:
page.
County
State
Country
Petitioner's initials:
Respondent's initials:
DV-J 106.1
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This form is approved by the Illinois Supreme Court and is required to be accepted in all Illinois Circuit Courts.
For Court Use Only
STATE OF ILLINOIS,
JUDGMENT OF DISSOLUTION OF
CIRCUIT COURT
MARRIAGE / CIVIL UNION
COUNTY
(DIVORCE WITH CHILDREN)
Instructions
Directly above, enter
the county where you
filed this case.
Petitioner (First, middle, last name)
Enter the full name of
Petitioner,
Respondent, and the
v.
case number as listed
on the Petition for
Dissolution of
Marriage/Civil Union
Respondent (First, middle, last name)
(Divorce with
Case Number
Children).
A court date was held on the Petition for Dissolution of Marriage/Civil Union (Divorce with Children)
DO NOT complete
this section.
 Petitioner
 Respondent
filed by the Petitioner. The court heard the testimony of
and considered all of the evidence and relevant parts of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of
Marriage Act (750 ILCS 5/101 et seq).
The Court makes the following findings of fact:
DO NOT complete 1a
1.
Present in Court:
and 1b.
Petitioner present: 
a.
Yes
No
DO NOT complete 2a,
represented by Lawyer:
2b, or 2d.
Respondent present:  Yes
b.
No
In 2c, check the box
represented by Lawyer:
that applies to the
Respondent. If the
2.
Jurisdiction:
Respondent is on
 Petitioner
a.
This court has jurisdiction of the subject matter and
Respondent
active duty, you cannot
get a divorce unless
b.
Respondent is in default:
Yes
No
the Respondent files
c.
Respondent is currently on active duty as a member of the Armed Forces of the United
an appearance.
 No
States of America:
Yes
Unknown
In 3a, check the box
d.
This Court has jurisdiction under the Uniform Child-Custody Jurisdiction and
that applies to you.
 No
and Enforcement Act:
Yes
In 3b, check the box
that applies to the
3.
Residency Requirement:
Respondent.
a.
Petitioner has been living in Illinois at least 90 days immediately before the filing of
In 4, check whether it
the Petition or immediately before the time of this hearing:
is a marriage or civil
union.
Yes
No
Respondent has been living in Illinois at least 90 days immediately before the filing
In 4a, enter the date
b.
you were
of the Petition or immediately before the time of this hearing:
married/united.
Yes
No
In 4b, enter the place
the marriage/civil
 Civil Union:
4.
Information about the
Marriage
union took place.
a.
Parties were married/united on:
If this is an agreement,
Date
enter initials on each
b.
Parties were married/united in:
page.
County
State
Country
Petitioner's initials:
Respondent's initials:
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Enter the Case Number given by the Circuit Clerk: _________________________________
5.
Grounds for Dissolution:
Irreconcilable differences have caused the irretrievable breakdown of the marriage or civil
union and efforts at reconciliation have failed or future attempts at reconciliation would be
impracticable and not in the best interests of the family.
In 6a, part one, check
“Yes” if you are
6.
Children of the Marriage/Civil Union:
pregnant.
a. Petitioner is pregnant:
In 6a, part two, check
Yes
No
“Yes” if the child is
The unborn child is Respondent’s:
Respondent’s.
Yes
No
Unknown
In 6b, part one, check
b. Respondent is pregnant:
“Yes” if the Responde nt
is pregnant.
Yes
No
Unknown
The unborn child is Petitioner’s:
In 6b, part two, check
“Yes” if the child is
Yes
No
Unknown
yours.
c. The minor children
born to or adopted together by the parties before
(under the age of 18)
In 6c, check “None” if
or during the marriage/civil union are:
you have no children
None
with the Respondent
who are under the age of
Name
Date of Birth
18. Otherwise, list the
1.
names and birthdates of
2.
the children.
3.
 I have listed additional minor children on the attached Additional Minor Children form.
In 6d, check “None” if
d. The adult children
born to or adopted together by the parties before or
(age 18 or older)
you have no children
during the marriage/civil union are:
with the Respondent
None
who are 18 or older.
Name
Age
Disabled
In School
Otherwise, list the
names and birthdates
 Yes  No
 Yes  No
1.
of the children and
 Yes  No
 Yes  No
2.
select “Yes” or “No”
 Yes  No
 Yes  No
for whether each child
3.
is disabled or enrolled
I have listed additional adult children on the attached Additional Adult Children form.
in school.
e. The other children born to or adopted by either Plaintiff or Respondent, but not both,
In 6e, check “None” if
the only children you
this marriage/civil union are:
had during the
None
marriage/civil union
are listed in 7c and 7d.
Name
Date of Birth
Born To or Adopted By
If you or the
 Petitioner
 Respondent
1.
Respondent separately
 Petitioner
 Respondent
2.
had or adopted other
 Petitioner
 Respondent
children during the
3.
marriage/civil union,
I have listed additional children on the attached Additional Other Children form.
list their names and
birthdates here.
7.
Allocation of Parental Responsibility:
DO NOT complete 7.
a.  No minor children.
b.  It is in the best interests of the minor children that the Parenting Plan of
 Respondent
 Both Parties
Petitioner
(agreement)
be approved by the court.
 It is in the best interests of the minor children that the court enter its own Parenting
c.
Petitioner's initials:
Plan.
Respondent's initials:
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Enter the Case Number given by the Circuit Clerk: _________________________________
Complete sections 8a,
8.
Real Estate:
8b and 8c if you and
a. Parties have an interest in real estate, which is an asset of the marriage/civil union:
your spouse have an
Yes
No
agreement, otherwise,
DO NOT complete
b. The address of the real estate is:
these sections.
In 8d, check "Yes" if
Street, Apt #
City
State
ZIP
either of you owned real
c. A legal description of the real estate is attached to this Judgment:
estate before you were
married/united.
Yes
No
Complete and attach the
d. Petitioner or Respondent has an interest in non-marital real estate:  Yes  No
Non-Marital Real
Estate form.
 The non-marital real estate is listed on the attached Non-Marital Real Estate form.
Complete sections 9a,
9.
Maintenance
(also known as alimony):
9b, and 9c if you and
a. These parties have waived the right to maintenance:
your spouse have an
 Respondent
Petitioner
Neither party
agreement, otherwise,
DO NOT complete
b. This party is entitled to maintenance:
these sections.
 Respondent
Petitioner
Neither party
Other:
c. The amount awarded is
 based on guidelines; OR
$
deviation from guidelines based upon these findings:
THEREFORE, IT IS ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED AS FOLLOWS:
A.
The parties are awarded a Judgment of Dissolution of Marriage/Civil Union and the
bonds of matrimony/civil union existing between Petitioner and Respondent are
hereby dissolved.
If you and your spouse
B.
Allocation of Parental Responsibility:
have an agreement,
 That the Parenting Plan of the following party is approved and made a part of this
1.
check the first box and
court order:
the box for “Both
Parties”, otherwise,
 Petitioner
 Both Parties
Respondent
(agreement)
DO NOT complete B.
 That the Court has entered its own Parenting Plan, which is made a part of this
2.
order.
3.
 Other orders:
C.
Support for Minor Children:
 An Order for Support shall be entered.
1.
 Support shall continue as ordered in court case:
If you have a Support
2.
Order in another case
Court case number
enter the information
located in:
in C2.
County
State
 Child support is reserved
3.
(no child support is ordered at this time).
If you and your spouse
D.
Claiming Children as Dependants on State and Federal Tax Returns:
have an agreement,
1.
The right to claim children as dependants on state and federal tax returns belongs to:
complete D,
 Petitioner
Respondent for all tax years
otherwise, DO NOT
complete D.
 Petitioner
Respondent for even-numbered tax years
 Petitioner
Respondent for odd-numbered tax years
 Each party shall have the right to claim one-half of the children each tax year. If there
Petitioner's initials:
Respondent's initials:
is an odd-number of children, Petitioner shall claim the additional child in
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Enter the Case Number given by the Circuit Clerk: _________________________________
 even
 odd-numbered years and Respondent shall claim the additional
 even
 odd-numbered years.
child in
2.
This order does not address the right to claim the children as household residents for
the purpose of applying for earned income credit.
3.
If a party has a duty to pay child support for the minor children and is awarded the right to
claim one or more of the minor children as dependents for tax purposes, that right may
only be exercised if that party is current in their child support obligation by January 15
of the year following the relevant tax year.
If you and your spouse
E.
Support for Adult Children
(for education or disabled child):
have an agreement,
 Support is ordered as follows:
1.
complete E,
Petitioner
Respondent
otherwise, DO NOT
complete E.
will pay:
 Support for adult children is reserved
2.
(no support is ordered at this time).
In F1, DO fill in the
F.
Debts and Liabilities:
name of creditor and
1.
These debts shall be paid by parties as follows:
amount owed for debts
after the date of
To be paid by:
marriage/civil union in
Amount
Debt
the chart. If you and
Owed
Petitioner
Respondent Both Equally
(Name of Creditor)
your spouse have an
1.
$
agreement, check who
is to pay the debts,
2.
$
otherwise, DO NOT
3.
$
check who is to pay
4.
$
the debt.
5.
$
6.
$
7.
$
 I have listed additional debts on the Additional Debts and Liabilities form.
If you and your spouse
2.
Debts not included in the chart above shall be paid by the parties as follows:
have an agreement,
 Each party will be responsible for 50% of each joint debt.
complete F2,
 Each party will pay all of the debts in their own name.
otherwise, DO NOT
complete F2.
3. Parties shall indemnify and hold the other party harmless for the debts they are assigned.
If you and your spouse
G.
Pension and Retirement Accounts:
have an agreement,
 Each party is awarded the pension and retirement accounts in their own name.
1.
complete G,
 Petitioner is awarded
2.
% of the marital/civil union portion of
otherwise, DO NOT
complete G.
Respondent’s pension/retirement accounts.
 Respondent is awarded
3.
% of the marital/civil union portion of
Petitioner’s pension/retirement accounts.
  Petitioner
 Respondent shall prepare a Qualified Domestic Relations Order.
4.
 Other orders:
5.
Petitioner’s initials:
Respondent's initials:
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Enter the Case Number given by the Circuit Clerk: _________________________________
If you and your
H.
Real Estate
:
spouse have an
  Petitioner
 Respondent is awarded the marital real estate and shall pay
1.
agreement, complete
the other party
$
for their interest in the real estate.
H, otherwise, DO
NOT complete H.
 The marital real estate shall be sold.
2.
“Marital real estate” is
The net proceeds of the sale
shall be divided with
(sale price minus costs of sale)
an interest in real estate
Petitioner to receive
% Respondent to receive
%
obtained during the
 Until the marital real estate is sold, mortgage payments will be paid by
3.
marriage or civil
union.
 Petitioner
%  Respondent
%
 Until the marital real estate is sold, real estate taxes will be paid by
4.
 Petitioner
%  Respondent
%
 Until the marital real estate is sold, insurance will be paid by
 Petitioner
5.
%  Respondent
%
 Until the marital real estate is sold, cost of maintaining the property will be paid by
6.
 Petitioner
 Respondent
%
%
 Respondent is entitled to claim mortgage payments for
  Petitioner
7.
federal and state tax purposes.
 Respondent is entitled to claim property tax payments for
  Petitioner
8.
federal and state tax purposes.
 Respondent will refinance the debt on the real estate to
  Petitioner
9.
remove the other party from the obligation by:
Date
 Respondent will sign a quitclaim deed transferring their
  Petitioner
10.
interest to the other party by:
Date
11.  Other orders:
If you and your
I.
Personal Property and Bank Accounts:
spouse have an
1.
Parties shall keep the property and bank accounts in their own name or possession.
agreement, complete
2.
Personal property of the marriage/civil union shall be divided as follows:
I, otherwise, DO
NOT complete I.
Chart: DO list the
Property goes to:
Personal Property and Bank Accounts
personal property
Petitioner
Respondent
(Be specific in your description of each piece of property)
obtained during the
1.
marriage/civil union
in the chart. If you and
2.
your spouse have an
3.
agreement, check who
4.
gets the property,
otherwise, DO NOT
5.
check who gets the
6.
property.
7.
8.
 I have attached an Additional Personal Property & Bank Accounts form.
3.
Any personal property exchange required by this order shall take place within 30 days
of the date of this Judgment.
4.
Other orders
:
(including pets)
Petitioner’s initials:
Respondent's initials:
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