Form JD-FM-177 "Dissolution of Marriage (Divorce) Judgment" - Connecticut

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DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
COURT USE ONLY
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
JFILE
(DIVORCE) JUDGMENT
SUPERIOR COURT
www.jud.ct.gov
JD-FM-177 Rev. 10-18
*JFILE*
C.G.S. §§ 46b-40, 46b-56c, 46b-84;
P.A. 18-14; P.B. §§ 6-2 through 6-5, 17-4, 17-9, 17-43, 25-38
INSTRUCTIONS: Type or print with black ink and file with Court Clerk within 60 days of the judgment.
Judicial District of
At (Town)
Docket number
Name of Judge
Date of judgment
Plaintiff's name (Last, first, middle initial)
Defendant's name (Last, first, middle initial)
Plaintiff's address
Defendant's address
1. A complaint asking for a dissolution of marriage (divorce)
Return date
and other relief was filed in this court with a return date of:
2. Status of case ("X" one):
Defendant filed an Appearance.
Defendant failed to file an appearance (defaulted) and the Court finds that: (a) the complaint was properly served
on the defendant, and (b) the defendant is not now, nor within the past thirty days has been, in the military service.
3. "X" one:
The Court in this case heard the evidence and finds the following:
The plaintiff has attested, under oath, that the necessary conditions required for the entry of a judgment without a
hearing have been met. The Court has considered the evidence without a hearing and finds the following:
The plaintiff,
, married the defendant,
,
(Name before marriage)
(Name before marriage)
on
at
, and, if
(Month, day, year)
(Town and state)
applicable, entered into a civil union that merged into a marriage by subsequent ceremony or by operation of law on
at
.
(Month, day, year)
(Town and state)
4. "X" one:
The ("X" one)
plaintiff
defendant
has lived in Connecticut for at least twelve months immediately
before the filing of the divorce complaint or before the divorce will become final.
The ("X" one)
plaintiff
defendant
lived in Connecticut at the time of the marriage, moved away,
and then returned to Connecticut, planning to live here permanently.
The marriage broke down after the ("X" one)
plaintiff
defendant
moved to Connecticut.
5. A divorce is granted based on the
complaint
cross complaint
because ("X" one):
This marriage has broken down irretrievably.
Other (must be reason(s) listed in Connecticut General Statutes section 46b-40(c)):
6. "X" all that apply:
No children were born to either the plaintiff or defendant after the date of this marriage.
There are no children of this marriage under the age of 23.
The following children are either: (a) the biological and/or adoptive children of both of the parties, or (b) have been
born to one of the parties on or after the date of the marriage and are claimed to be children of the marriage.
(List only children who have not yet reached the age of 23.)
Name of child (First, middle, last)
Date of birth (Month, day, year)
The following children were born on or after the marriage to the ("X" all that apply)
plaintiff
defendant and
are not children of the other party to this marriage.
(List only children who have not yet reached the age of 23.)
Name of child (First, middle, last)
Date of birth (Month, day, year)
7.
("X" if it applies) The Court finds that the agreement between the parties is fair and equitable.
(Continued on page 2)
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DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
COURT USE ONLY
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
JFILE
(DIVORCE) JUDGMENT
SUPERIOR COURT
www.jud.ct.gov
JD-FM-177 Rev. 10-18
*JFILE*
C.G.S. §§ 46b-40, 46b-56c, 46b-84;
P.A. 18-14; P.B. §§ 6-2 through 6-5, 17-4, 17-9, 17-43, 25-38
INSTRUCTIONS: Type or print with black ink and file with Court Clerk within 60 days of the judgment.
Judicial District of
At (Town)
Docket number
Name of Judge
Date of judgment
Plaintiff's name (Last, first, middle initial)
Defendant's name (Last, first, middle initial)
Plaintiff's address
Defendant's address
1. A complaint asking for a dissolution of marriage (divorce)
Return date
and other relief was filed in this court with a return date of:
2. Status of case ("X" one):
Defendant filed an Appearance.
Defendant failed to file an appearance (defaulted) and the Court finds that: (a) the complaint was properly served
on the defendant, and (b) the defendant is not now, nor within the past thirty days has been, in the military service.
3. "X" one:
The Court in this case heard the evidence and finds the following:
The plaintiff has attested, under oath, that the necessary conditions required for the entry of a judgment without a
hearing have been met. The Court has considered the evidence without a hearing and finds the following:
The plaintiff,
, married the defendant,
,
(Name before marriage)
(Name before marriage)
on
at
, and, if
(Month, day, year)
(Town and state)
applicable, entered into a civil union that merged into a marriage by subsequent ceremony or by operation of law on
at
.
(Month, day, year)
(Town and state)
4. "X" one:
The ("X" one)
plaintiff
defendant
has lived in Connecticut for at least twelve months immediately
before the filing of the divorce complaint or before the divorce will become final.
The ("X" one)
plaintiff
defendant
lived in Connecticut at the time of the marriage, moved away,
and then returned to Connecticut, planning to live here permanently.
The marriage broke down after the ("X" one)
plaintiff
defendant
moved to Connecticut.
5. A divorce is granted based on the
complaint
cross complaint
because ("X" one):
This marriage has broken down irretrievably.
Other (must be reason(s) listed in Connecticut General Statutes section 46b-40(c)):
6. "X" all that apply:
No children were born to either the plaintiff or defendant after the date of this marriage.
There are no children of this marriage under the age of 23.
The following children are either: (a) the biological and/or adoptive children of both of the parties, or (b) have been
born to one of the parties on or after the date of the marriage and are claimed to be children of the marriage.
(List only children who have not yet reached the age of 23.)
Name of child (First, middle, last)
Date of birth (Month, day, year)
The following children were born on or after the marriage to the ("X" all that apply)
plaintiff
defendant and
are not children of the other party to this marriage.
(List only children who have not yet reached the age of 23.)
Name of child (First, middle, last)
Date of birth (Month, day, year)
7.
("X" if it applies) The Court finds that the agreement between the parties is fair and equitable.
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Based on these facts, the Court hereby dissolves the marriage of the parties and
Docket number
declares each party to be single and unmarried. The Court further orders:
The written agreement between the parties dated
is attached and its terms are incorporated by reference.
Joint legal custody to
and
Primary residence with:
A parenting responsibility plan in the best interest(s) of the minor child(ren)
incorporated by reference herein
as follows:
Visitation as follows:
Sole custody to
Alimony payable to:
Amount: $
to terminate at
Child support as follows:
Payable through the State of Connecticut.
Medical insurance coverage as follows:
Immediate income withholding (See Notice to Nonappearing Obligor of Income Withholding Order, JD-FM-70,
if defendant has not filed an appearance)
Contingent income withholding
Regarding post-majority educational support orders (Select one):
The Court finds that both of the parties have made a knowing and intelligent waiver of their right to request a post-
majority educational support order; or
The Court reserves jurisdiction to determine whether a post-majority educational support order should issue and the
terms thereof; or
The Court having found that it is more likely than not that the parents would have provided post-majority educational
support, reserves jurisdiction to determine whether to enter an educational support order and the terms thereof; or
The Court enters a post-majority educational support as follows (Attach additional sheets if necessary):
The name of the
Plaintiff
Defendant
is restored to:
Other:
Notice as directed by the judicial authority must be given to parties who have not filed an appearance, of any
order for support or alimony. No such order shall be effective until the order of notice has been complied with or
the nonappearing party has actually received notice of such order. (Practice Book section 25-29)
Print name of person signing at left
Date of judgment
By the Court (Full name of Judge)
Signed (Judge/Assistant Clerk)
,J.
Attorney Certification:
(Completed by attorneys only if both the plaintiff and defendant were represented by attorneys)
I certify that the foregoing judgment file conforms to the judgment entered by the court.
Plaintiff's attorney
Print name
Date signed
Print name
Date signed
Defendant's attorney
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