Form DV-SU 113.4 Summons Petition for Dissolution of Marriage/Civil Union - Illinois

Form DV-SU113.4 is a Illinois Circuit Court form also known as the "Summons Petition For Dissolution Of Marriage/civil Union". The latest edition of the form was released in July 1, 2018 and is available for digital filing.

Download an up-to-date Form DV-SU113.4 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,
SUMMONS
CIRCUIT COURT
PETITION FOR DISSOLUTION OF
COUNTY
MARRIAGE/CIVIL UNION
Instructions
Directly above, enter
the county where you
filed this case.
Petitioner (First, middle, last name)
Enter your name as
Petitioner.
v.
Enter the name of
your spouse/partner
as Respondent.
Enter the Case
Number given by the
Respondent (First, middle, last name)
Case Number
Circuit Clerk.
To Respondent:
Street, Apt #
City
State
Zip
You are summoned and required to file an answer to the Petition for Dissolution of Marriage/Civil Union in this case, a
copy of which is attached, or otherwise file your appearance in the office of the Clerk of this Court,
County
Illinois, within 30 days after service of this Summons, not counting the day of service.
City
IF YOU FAIL TO DO SO, A JUDGMENT BY DEFAULT MAY BE TAKEN AGAINST YOU FOR THE RELIEF ASKED
IN THE PETITION. YOU ARE FURTHER NOTIFIED THAT A DISSOLUTION ACTION STAY IS IN FULL FORCE AND
EFFECT UPON SERVICE OF THIS SUMMONS. THE CONDITIONS OF THE STAY ARE SET FORTH ON PAGE 4
OF THIS SUMMONS. ANY PERSON WHO FAILS TO OBEY THE DISSOLUTION ACTION STAY MAY BE SUBJECT
TO PUNISHMENT FOR CONTEMPT.
Attention: E-filing is now mandatory for documents in civil cases with limited exemptions. To e-file, you must first create
an account with an e-filing service provider. Visit http://efile.illinoiscourts.gov/service-providers.htm to learn more and to
select a service provider. If you need additional help or have trouble e-filing,
visit http://www.illinoiscourts.gov/faq/gethelp.asp or talk with your local circuit clerk's office.
To the Officer: This Summons must be returned by the Officer or other person to whom it was given for service, with
endorsement of service and fees, if any, immediately after service. If service cannot be made, this Summons shall be
returned so endorsed. This Summons may not be served later than 30 days after its date.
DO NOT complete.
(Seal of Court)
WITNESS
Signature
Enter your name,
Clerk of the
Judicial Circuit, and the seal
address, and phone
number. If you do not
thereof, at
Illinois
want your spouse to
Dated
know your address
because of domestic
Prepared by:
violence, you may use
Circuit Clerk
another address. That
Street Address:
address must be one
at which you can
City, State, ZIP:
receive mail about the
Phone Number:
case.
DO NOT complete.
The sheriff will
complete this after
Date of Service:
,
serving Summons.
DV-SU 113.4
Page 1 of 4
(07/18)
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,
SUMMONS
CIRCUIT COURT
PETITION FOR DISSOLUTION OF
COUNTY
MARRIAGE/CIVIL UNION
Instructions
Directly above, enter
the county where you
filed this case.
Petitioner (First, middle, last name)
Enter your name as
Petitioner.
v.
Enter the name of
your spouse/partner
as Respondent.
Enter the Case
Number given by the
Respondent (First, middle, last name)
Case Number
Circuit Clerk.
To Respondent:
Street, Apt #
City
State
Zip
You are summoned and required to file an answer to the Petition for Dissolution of Marriage/Civil Union in this case, a
copy of which is attached, or otherwise file your appearance in the office of the Clerk of this Court,
County
Illinois, within 30 days after service of this Summons, not counting the day of service.
City
IF YOU FAIL TO DO SO, A JUDGMENT BY DEFAULT MAY BE TAKEN AGAINST YOU FOR THE RELIEF ASKED
IN THE PETITION. YOU ARE FURTHER NOTIFIED THAT A DISSOLUTION ACTION STAY IS IN FULL FORCE AND
EFFECT UPON SERVICE OF THIS SUMMONS. THE CONDITIONS OF THE STAY ARE SET FORTH ON PAGE 4
OF THIS SUMMONS. ANY PERSON WHO FAILS TO OBEY THE DISSOLUTION ACTION STAY MAY BE SUBJECT
TO PUNISHMENT FOR CONTEMPT.
Attention: E-filing is now mandatory for documents in civil cases with limited exemptions. To e-file, you must first create
an account with an e-filing service provider. Visit http://efile.illinoiscourts.gov/service-providers.htm to learn more and to
select a service provider. If you need additional help or have trouble e-filing,
visit http://www.illinoiscourts.gov/faq/gethelp.asp or talk with your local circuit clerk's office.
To the Officer: This Summons must be returned by the Officer or other person to whom it was given for service, with
endorsement of service and fees, if any, immediately after service. If service cannot be made, this Summons shall be
returned so endorsed. This Summons may not be served later than 30 days after its date.
DO NOT complete.
(Seal of Court)
WITNESS
Signature
Enter your name,
Clerk of the
Judicial Circuit, and the seal
address, and phone
number. If you do not
thereof, at
Illinois
want your spouse to
Dated
know your address
because of domestic
Prepared by:
violence, you may use
Circuit Clerk
another address. That
Street Address:
address must be one
at which you can
City, State, ZIP:
receive mail about the
Phone Number:
case.
DO NOT complete.
The sheriff will
complete this after
Date of Service:
,
serving Summons.
DV-SU 113.4
Page 1 of 4
(07/18)
Enter the Case Number given by the Circuit Clerk:_________________________________
DO NOT complete.
The sheriff will
RETURN OF SERVICE
complete this after
serving Summons.
I certify that I served this Summons on Respondent as follows:
By leaving a copy of the Petition with each individual personally;
By leaving a copy of the Petition at the usual place of abode of the Respondent with a person of the
Respondent's family or a person residing there, of the age of 13 years or upwards, informing that person
of the contents of the Summons and also by sending a copy of the Summons in a sealed envelope with
postage fully prepaid, addressed to the Respondent at the Respondent's place of abode;
OR
Other service:
Name of Respondent:
First
Middle
Last
Name of Person Summons given to:
First
Middle
Last
Sex:
Race:
Approx. Age:
Place of Service:
Date of Service:
Time:
Date of Mailing:
, Sheriff of
County
By
, Deputy
DV-SU 113.3
Page 2 of 4
(02/18)
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,
SUMMONS
CIRCUIT COURT
PETITION FOR DISSOLUTION OF
MARRIAGE/CIVIL UNION
COUNTY
(COPY FOR RESPONDENT)
Instructions
Directly above, enter
the county where you
filed this case.
Petitioner (First, middle, last name)
Enter your name as
Petitioner.
v.
Enter the name of
your spouse/partner as
Respondent.
Enter the Case
Number given by the
Respondent (First, middle, last name)
Case Number
Circuit Clerk.
To Respondent:
Street, Apt #
City
State
Zip
You are summoned and required to file an answer to the Petition for Dissolution of Marriage/Civil Union in this case, a
copy of which is attached, or otherwise file your appearance in the office of the Clerk of this Court,
County
Illinois, within 30 days after service of this Summons, not counting the day of service.
City
IF YOU FAIL TO DO SO, A JUDGMENT BY DEFAULT MAY BE TAKEN AGAINST YOU FOR THE RELIEF ASKED
IN THE PETITION. YOU ARE FURTHER NOTIFIED THAT A DISSOLUTION ACTION STAY IS IN FULL FORCE AND
EFFECT UPON SERVICE OF THIS SUMMONS. THE CONDITIONS OF THE STAY ARE SET FORTH ON PAGE 4
OF THIS SUMMONS. ANY PERSON WHO FAILS TO OBEY THE DISSOLUTION ACTION STAY MAY BE SUBJECT
TO PUNISHMENT FOR CONTEMPT.
Attention: E-filing is now mandatory for documents in civil cases with limited exemptions. To e-file, you must first create
an account with an e-filing service provider. Visit http://efile.illinoiscourts.gov/service-providers.htm to learn more and to
select a service provider. If you need additional help or have trouble e-filing,
visit http://www.illinoiscourts.gov/faq/gethelp.asp or talk with your local circuit clerk's office.
To the Officer: This Summons must be returned by the Officer or other person to whom it was given for service, with
endorsement of service and fees, if any, immediately after service. If service cannot be made, this Summons shall be
returned so endorsed. This Summons may not be served later than 30 days after its date.
DO NOT complete.
(Seal of Court)
WITNESS
Signature
Enter your name,
Clerk of the
Judicial Circuit, and the seal
address, and phone
number. If you do not
thereof, at
Illinois
want your spouse to
Dated
know your address
because of domestic
Prepared by:
violence, you may use
Circuit Clerk
another address. That
Street Address:
address must be one
City, State, ZIP:
at which you can
receive mail about the
Phone Number:
case.
DO NOT complete.
The sheriff will
complete this after
Date of Service:
,
serving Summons.
DV-SU 113.3
Page 3 of 4
(02/18)
Enter the Case Number given by the Circuit Clerk:_________________________________
CONDITIONS OF DISSOLUTION ACTION STAY
750 ILCS 5/501.1
(a)
Upon service of a summons and petition or praecipe filed under the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of
Marriage Act or upon the filing of the respondent's appearance in the proceeding, whichever first occurs, a
dissolution action stay shall be in effect against both parties, without bond or further notice, until a final
judgement is entered, the proceeding is dismissed, or until further order of the court:
(1) restraining both parties from physically abusing, harassing, intimidating, striking, or interfering with the
personal liberty of the other party or the minor children of either party;
and
(2) restraining both parties from concealing a minor child of either party from the child's other parent. The
restraint provided in this subsection (a) does not operate to make unavailable any of the remedies provided
in the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986.
(b)
(Blank).
(c)
(Blank).
(d)
(Blank).
(e)
In a proceeding filed under this Act, the summons shall provide notice of the entry of the automatic
dissolution action stay in a form as required by applicable rules.
DV-SU 113.3
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(02/18)
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