Form DV-P 105.1 Petition for Dissolution of Marriage / Civil Union (Divorce With Children) - Illinois

Form DV-P105.1 or the "Petition For Dissolution Of Marriage / Civil Union (divorce With Children)" is a form issued by the Illinois Circuit Court.

The form was last revised in April 1, 2018 and is available for digital filing. Download an up-to-date Form DV-P105.1 in PDF-format down below or look it up on the Illinois Circuit Court Forms website.

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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,
PETITION FOR DISSOLUTION OF
CIRCUIT COURT
MARRIAGE / CIVIL UNION
COUNTY
(DIVORCE WITH CHILDREN)
Instructions
Directly above, enter
the county where you
will file this case.
Petitioner (First, middle, last name)
Enter your name as
Petitioner.
v.
Enter the name of
your spouse as
Respondent.
Respondent (First, middle, last name)
Case Number
The Circuit Clerk will
add a Case Number.
1.
I am Petitioner in this case.
2.
I am providing the following information about where I live and where Respondent
(my
In 2a, if you check
lives:
spouse)
“Yes,” enter the date
a.
I live in Illinois
you started living in
 Yes, since:
 No
Illinois.
Date
In 2b, if you check
b.
Respondent lives in Illinois
“Yes,” enter the date
 Yes, since:
 No
 Do not know
Respondent started
Date
living in Illinois.
In 3a, enter your age.
3.
I am providing the following information about myself:
Age:
In 3b, check all boxes
a.
that apply to you.
b.
I am employed
:
(check all that apply)
If you are employed,
 Yes
 No
I receive Social Security benefits
enter your job title and
the name of your
I am employed as:
employer.
Job Title
In 3c, if you want to go
I am employed by:
back to a former name,
Employer Name
check “Yes” and enter
c.
I would like to go back to a maiden or a former married name:
that name.
 Yes
 No
Former name:
First
Middle
Last
In 4a, enter
Respondent’s age.
4.
I am providing the following information about Respondent
:
(my spouse)
In 4b, check the box
a.
Age:
that applies. Enter
 Yes  No
b.
I know Respondent’s current address:
Respondent’s current
Address:
complete address if
known.
Street, Apt #
City
State
ZIP
In 4c, enter
c.
Phone Number:
Respondent’s current
phone number.
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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,
PETITION FOR DISSOLUTION OF
CIRCUIT COURT
MARRIAGE / CIVIL UNION
COUNTY
(DIVORCE WITH CHILDREN)
Instructions
Directly above, enter
the county where you
will file this case.
Petitioner (First, middle, last name)
Enter your name as
Petitioner.
v.
Enter the name of
your spouse as
Respondent.
Respondent (First, middle, last name)
Case Number
The Circuit Clerk will
add a Case Number.
1.
I am Petitioner in this case.
2.
I am providing the following information about where I live and where Respondent
(my
In 2a, if you check
lives:
spouse)
“Yes,” enter the date
a.
I live in Illinois
you started living in
 Yes, since:
 No
Illinois.
Date
In 2b, if you check
b.
Respondent lives in Illinois
“Yes,” enter the date
 Yes, since:
 No
 Do not know
Respondent started
Date
living in Illinois.
In 3a, enter your age.
3.
I am providing the following information about myself:
Age:
In 3b, check all boxes
a.
that apply to you.
b.
I am employed
:
(check all that apply)
If you are employed,
 Yes
 No
I receive Social Security benefits
enter your job title and
the name of your
I am employed as:
employer.
Job Title
In 3c, if you want to go
I am employed by:
back to a former name,
Employer Name
check “Yes” and enter
c.
I would like to go back to a maiden or a former married name:
that name.
 Yes
 No
Former name:
First
Middle
Last
In 4a, enter
Respondent’s age.
4.
I am providing the following information about Respondent
:
(my spouse)
In 4b, check the box
a.
Age:
that applies. Enter
 Yes  No
b.
I know Respondent’s current address:
Respondent’s current
Address:
complete address if
known.
Street, Apt #
City
State
ZIP
In 4c, enter
c.
Phone Number:
Respondent’s current
phone number.
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Enter the Case Number given by the Circuit Clerk: _________________________________
In 4d, check all boxes
d.
Respondent is employed:
that apply to
 Yes
 No
 Do not know
Respondent.
 Respondent receives Social Security benefits
If Respondent is
Respondent is employed as:
employed, enter their
job title and the name
Job Title
of their employer.
Respondent is employed by:
Employer Name
In 4e, check the box
that applies.
e.
Respondent is currently on active duty as a member of the Armed Forces of the
If Respondent is on
United States of America:
active duty with the
 Yes
 No
 Do not know
military, you cannot use
this form unless
 Marriage
 Civil Union:
5.
I am providing the following Information about the
Respondent files an
appearance.
a.
We were married/united on:
Date
In 5, check whether it is
a marriage or civil
b.
We were married/united in:
union.
County
State
Country
In 5a, enter the date
c.
This is the first time that either Respondent or I have filed for dissolution of marriage or
you were married/
civil union in Illinois or any other state:
united.
 Yes
 No
In 5b, enter the county,
d.
We have been separated since:
state, and country
Date
where the marriage/
e.
Irreconcilable differences have caused the irretrievable breakdown of the marriage or civil
civil union happened.
union.
In 5c, check “Yes” if
this is the first time you
or Respondent have
filed for divorce from
6.
I am providing the following information about children:
each other.
a.
I am pregnant.
 Yes
 No
In 5d, enter the date
you separated.
Respondent is the parent of the unborn child:
 Yes
 No
 Do not know
In 6a, first check “Yes”
if you are pregnant.
Then say if the child is
b Respondent is pregnant.
Respondent’s.
 Yes
 No
 Do not know
In 6b, first check “Yes”
I am the parent of the unborn child:
if Respondent is
pregnant. Then say if
 Yes
 No
Do not know
the child is yours.
c The minor children
born to or adopted together by me and Respondent
(under the age of 18)
In 6c, check “None” if
you have no children
before or during our marriage/civil union are:
with Respondent, who
 None
(if you check this box, do not complete Sections 6 (d-g) or Section 7)
are under the age of 18.
Otherwise, list the
name and date of birth
Name
Date of Birth
of each child in the box.
1.
2.
3.
I have listed additional minor children on the attached Additional Minor Children form.
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Enter the Case Number given by the Circuit Clerk: _________________________________
In 6d, check the box
d. The minor children currently live:
that applies to the
 Primarily with me.
children listed in 6c.
 Primarily with Respondent.
If one or more of the
 With both of us.
children live with
someone else, enter the
 Not with either parent, but with someone else:
first and last name of
the non-parent, and the
Names of Children Living with the
names of the children
who live with the non-
Name of Non-Parent
Non-Parent
parent.
1.
2.
3.
Other places the minor children have lived in the last 5 years:
City
State
1.
2.
3.
In the past 5 years the children have lived with someone else and not with either parent:
 Yes
 No
Name of Non-Parent
City
State
1.
2.
3.
In 6e, check “Yes” if
the children listed in 6c
e. The minor children listed in Section 6c have lived in Illinois for the last 6 months:
have lived in Illinois for
 Yes
 No
at least 6 months.
The adult children
born to or adopted together by me and the
(age 18 or older)
In 6f, check “None” if
f.
you have no children
Respondent before or during our marriage/civil union are:
with Respondent who
 None
are 18 or older.
Otherwise, list the
name and age of each
Name
Age
Disabled
In School
child 18 or older.
 Yes
 No
 Yes  No
1.
 Yes
 No
 Yes  No
2.
 Yes
 No
 Yes  No
In 6g, check “None” if
3.
the only children you
 I have listed additional adult children on the attached Additional Adult Children form.
had during the
marriage/civil union are
g. The other children born to or adopted by either me or Respondent, but not both of
listed in 6c and 6f.
If you or Respondent
us, during this marriage/civil union are:
separately had or
 None
adopted other children
during the
Name
Date of Birth
Born to or Adopted by
marriage/civil union,
list their names and
 Petitioner
 Respondent
1.
birthdates here.
 Petitioner
 Respondent
2.
Check the box to say
 Petitioner
 Respondent
3.
whether the child
belongs to you or
 I have listed additional children on the attached Additional Other Children form.
Respondent.
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Enter the Case Number given by the Circuit Clerk: _________________________________
7.
I am providing the following information about the care of the children:
In 7a, check the box
that applies to the
a. There is another person, that is not Respondent or me, who claims to have an
children listed in 6c.
allocation of parental responsibility or parenting time
:
(custody/visitation rights)
Check “Yes” only if
 Yes
 No
there is a court order
giving someone else
Information about the person claiming allocation of parental responsibility or parenting
rights to the children or
time:
if there is a current
court case in which
Name:
someone else is asking
First
Last
for rights to the
Address:
children.
Street, Apt #
City
State
ZIP
b. I know of other court cases about the allocation of parental responsibility or parenting
In 7b, check the box
that applies to the
time:
children listed in 6c.
 Yes
 No
If there is or was
Information about the other court cases:
another court case,
enter the county and
Case Name:
state where it is or was
Petitioner v. Respondent
and whether the case is
Case Location:
still going on.
County
State
If the case is still going
Case Number:
on, enter the next court
date.
 Yes
 No
This case is still ongoing:
In 7c, check the first
The next court date is:
box if you are attaching
Date
the Parenting Plan
c. Allocation of parental responsibility:
form. Check the second
 I have attached my Parenting Plan form to this Petition
box if you will file it
within 120 days of the
 I will file my Parenting Plan form within 120 days of the date I file this Petition
date you file this
Petition.
In 8a, check “Yes” if
8.
I am providing the following information about all of the debts that Respondent
you or Respondent
and I have after the date we got married/united
:
(both individually and as a couple)
have unpaid debts from
a. Respondent and I have debts from the time of the marriage/civil union that are still
after the date of the
marriage/civil union.
owed
(either together or individually):
Check “No” only if you
 Yes
 No
are sure there are no
b. Respondent and I have already divided the debts from the time of the marriage/civil
unpaid debts.
In 8b, check “Yes”
union that are still owed:
only if you and
 Yes
 No
Respondent have
agreed on who will pay
9.
I am providing the following information about all of the personal property including
which debts.
bank accounts that Respondent and I own
:
(both individually and as a couple)
a. Respondent and I own personal property and/or bank accounts obtained during the
In 9a, check “Yes” if
either of you got any
marriage/civil union.
personal property after
 Yes
 No
the date of the
marriage/civil union.
b. Respondent and I have already divided the personal property and/or bank accounts
Check “No” only if you
obtained during the marriage/civil union.
are sure there is no
 Yes
 No
personal property.
In 9b, check “Yes”
only if you and
Respondent have
already divided all the
personal property.
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Enter the Case Number given by the Circuit Clerk: _________________________________
In 10a, check “Yes” if
10. I am providing the following information about real estate:
together you and
a. Respondent and I own or are buying real estate together:
Respondent own a
 Yes
 No
home, have a
mortgage, or have a
b. I own or am buying real estate separately:
contract for deed.
 Yes
 No
Respondent owns or is buying real estate separately:
In 10b, check “Yes” if
c.
you own a home, have
 Yes
 No
 Do not know
a mortgage, or have a
contract for deed.
11. I am providing the following information about pension/retirement accounts:
In 10c, check “Yes” if
a. I have pension or retirement accounts
:
(including IRAs)
Respondent owns a
 Yes
 No
home, has a mortgage,
or has a contract for
b. Respondent has pension or retirement accounts
:
(including IRAs)
deed.
 Yes
 No
 Do not know
In 11a, check the box
that applies to you.
In 11b, check the box
that applies to
Respondent.
12. I have a claim for money for injuries or damages that I have suffered
(worker's
compensation, personal injury, accident, etc.):
In 12, check "Yes" if
you have any claims that
 Yes
 No
you are owed for money
damages or injuries,
13. I am providing the following information about maintenance
:
(also known as alimony)
whether you have filed
the case or not.
a. I am able to support myself without maintenance:
 Yes
 No
In 13a, check “Yes” if
you can support
b. Respondent is able to support himself/herself without maintenance:
yourself. Check “No”
 Yes
 No
 Do not know
if you need support
from Respondent.
In 13b, check “Yes” if
Respondent can
I ASK THE COURT TO ORDER:
support
himself/herself.
A. A Judgment of Dissolution of Marriage/Civil Union (Divorce With Children) for me and my
In C, check “Yes” if
spouse.
you want child
support to be ordered.
B.
That the Parenting Plan for the minor children that I file be approved.
In D, check "Yes" if
C.
Child support for the care or education of the minor children:
you want support for
 No
an adult disabled
Yes
child or for college
expenses for an adult
D.
Support for the care or education of the adult children:
child.
 No
Yes
In I, check “Me” if
E.
That I get to keep all of my non-marital/non-civil union property.
you want to get
maintenance from
F.
That Respondent gets to keep all of their non-marital/non-civil union property.
Respondent. Check
“Respondent” if you
G.
A fair division of the marital/civil union property.
want to pay
maintenance to
H.
A fair division of the debts obtained during the marriage/civil union.
Respondent. Check
“Neither” if you do
not want to get or pay
I.
That maintenance be awarded to:
maintenance.
 Neither
Me
Respondent
In J, check “Yes” if
J.
That after the divorce I be allowed to return to using my former name:
you want to go back
to using a former
 Yes
 No
 Not applicable
name.
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