Form DR-420 Complaint for Custody of Minor Children - Alaska

Form DR-420 is a Alaska Superior Court form also known as the "Complaint For Custody Of Minor Children". The latest edition of the form was released in August 1, 2018 and is available for digital filing.

Download an up-to-date Form DR-420 in PDF-format down below or look it up on the Alaska Superior Court Forms website.

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Case Type: CUS
TYPE OR HAND PRINT NEATLY, USING BLACK INK ONLY
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT FOR THE STATE OF ALASKA
AT _________________
)
)
)
Plaintiff,
)
v.
)
)
)
CASE NO.
)
Defendant.
)
COMPLAINT FOR CUSTODY
)
OF MINOR CHILDREN
There is an open Child-in-Need-of-Aid Case.
Court Location:
. Case number (if known):
.
1.
Parent Information
NOTE: If, for any reason, you do not want the other parent to know your current
address or employer, you need not provide that information.
However, you must
provide a mailing address that will allow the court and the other parent to mail required
documents to you. That address may be in care of another person as long as you will
receive all papers sent to you.
Biological Father:
Full name:
Date of Birth:
Mailing address:
Residence address (if different):
Daytime phone number:
Most recent employer:
Dates of employment:
Employer’s address:
Is this person listed as the father on the children’s birth certificates?
Yes
No
(If no and the defendant answers denying paternity, you must first establish that this
person is the father of the children. See page 10
of the instructions for information
about how to do this.)
Biological Mother:
Full name:
Date of Birth:
Mailing address:
Residence address (if different):
Daytime phone number:
Most recent employer:
Dates of employment:
Employer’s address:
Is this person listed as the mother on the children’s birth certificates?
Yes
No
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AS 25.20.060 - .130
COMPLAINT FOR CUSTODY OF MINOR CHILDREN
Case Type: CUS
TYPE OR HAND PRINT NEATLY, USING BLACK INK ONLY
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT FOR THE STATE OF ALASKA
AT _________________
)
)
)
Plaintiff,
)
v.
)
)
)
CASE NO.
)
Defendant.
)
COMPLAINT FOR CUSTODY
)
OF MINOR CHILDREN
There is an open Child-in-Need-of-Aid Case.
Court Location:
. Case number (if known):
.
1.
Parent Information
NOTE: If, for any reason, you do not want the other parent to know your current
address or employer, you need not provide that information.
However, you must
provide a mailing address that will allow the court and the other parent to mail required
documents to you. That address may be in care of another person as long as you will
receive all papers sent to you.
Biological Father:
Full name:
Date of Birth:
Mailing address:
Residence address (if different):
Daytime phone number:
Most recent employer:
Dates of employment:
Employer’s address:
Is this person listed as the father on the children’s birth certificates?
Yes
No
(If no and the defendant answers denying paternity, you must first establish that this
person is the father of the children. See page 10
of the instructions for information
about how to do this.)
Biological Mother:
Full name:
Date of Birth:
Mailing address:
Residence address (if different):
Daytime phone number:
Most recent employer:
Dates of employment:
Employer’s address:
Is this person listed as the mother on the children’s birth certificates?
Yes
No
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COMPLAINT FOR CUSTODY OF MINOR CHILDREN
2.
The Children. The defendant and I are the biological parents of the following children
(if the mother is pregnant, include the unborn child if you and defendant are the
biological parents):
Who does child
Was mother married to anyone
Date of Birth
live with?
when she became pregnant with
Full Name of Child
(or expected
(mother or father
this child? (If yes, list name of
date)
or both)
husband)
3.
Court Jurisdiction. This court has the authority to decide the custody of the minor
children as shown on the Child Custody Jurisdiction Affidavit (form DR-150) I am filing
with this complaint.
4.
Other Custody Orders.
No custody order involving these children has ever been issued in Alaska or in
another state or country.
The following custody orders have been issued involving these children (include
domestic violence orders and tribal court orders):
Court Location
Still in Effect?
(Yes or No)
Case Number
Date of Order
(City and State)
5.
Marital History.
The defendant and I are not now married to each other and:
have never been married to each other.
were previously married to each other, but the children listed above were
conceived or born after a decree of divorce or dissolution was entered.
Divorce or Dissolution Decree Information:
Location of Court (City and State):
Case Number:
Date of Decree:
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6.
(Before completing this section, read page 7 of the Instructions for
Legal Custody.
an explanation of these terms.)
Because it is in the best interests of the children, I request that I be awarded
sole legal custody
shared legal custody
Before completing this section, read pages
7-8
of the
7.
Physical Custody.
(
Instructions for an explanation of these terms.)
Because it is in the best interests of the children, I request that I be awarded
Children will reside with me more than 70% of the
Primary Physical Custody. (
year.)
Children will reside with each parent for a specified
Shared Physical Custody. (
period of at least 30% of the year.
)
(Explain when each
I propose the following shared physical custody schedule
parent will have physical custody of the children. If either parent is planning a
move to another community in the near future, you should explain how shared
custody will be continued
):
.
Divided Physical Custody
Hybrid Physical Custody.
I propose the following custody arrangement:
8.
Visitation.
I request that the court grant the defendant the right to the following schedule
of visitation with the children:
Summer Vacation:
Holidays & Birthdays:
Weekends:
Other:
I am concerned about my safety or the safety of the children when with the
other parent. Therefore, I request that visitation be restricted as follows:
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COMPLAINT FOR CUSTODY OF MINOR CHILDREN
9.
Child Support. I request that child support be ordered in accordance with Civil Rule
90.3. My child support guidelines affidavit (form DR-305) is attached.
a.
Do you request that child support for each child continue for up to a year after
the child turns 18?
Yes
No
(Note:
This support is allowed only if the child is 18 years old and (1)
unmarried, (2) actively pursuing a high school diploma or equivalent level of
training, and (3) living as a dependant with a parent.)
b.
Do you request the assistance of the Child Support Services Division (CSSD) to
enforce the child support order and keep records of the payments?
Yes
No
If yes, fill out form DR-315 and file it with this complaint.)
(
The court must order immediate income withholding from
c.
Income Withholding. (
the person ordered to pay child support and order the support paid through the
Child Support Services Division (CSSD) unless one of the three exceptions
authorized by Alaska Statute 25.27.062(m) applies. For an explanation of those
exceptions, see form DR-10, page 13, available at the court.)
Is there a reason why the court should not order immediate income withholding?
10.
Permanent Fund Dividend. I request that the court designate
as the parent who is authorized to
apply for the children’s Alaska Permanent Fund Dividends while they are minors.
BASED ON THE ABOVE, I ask the court to grant the relief requested in this complaint and any
other relief appropriate under the circumstances.
Date
Plaintiff’s Signature
Type or Print Name
IMPORTANT NOTICE:
You must
keep the court advised of any
Mailing Address
change in address or daytime phone
number until this case is closed.
City
State
ZIP
Daytime Telephone
Email Address*
*
I authorize the court to email me court documents in
this case to the email address above.
Note to Defendant
Forms and instructions about the procedure for answering this complaint are
available at the court. Ask for the DR-440 Answer Packet.
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COMPLAINT FOR CUSTODY OF MINOR CHILDREN

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