Uncontested Divorce Procedure and Forms
Please note: New Divorce Procedures and forms effective October 1, 2019
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No Fault Divorce under § 3301 (c) of the Divorce Code - Mutual Consent
Section C is used when both parties want to get a divorce and both parties are available and willing to sign legal documents stating they consent or agree to end the marriage.
No Fault Divorce under § 3301 (d) of the Divorce Code - Two Year Separation
Section D is used when the parties have already lived separate and apart for at least two years. In this type of divorce, the defendant's consent may not be not required. If you wish to proceed under Section 3301(d), contact an attorney.
Other Divorce Issues
If you wish to seek a fault divorce, annulment or have other issues related to divorce or separation, contact an attorney.