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Forms and Rules for Pro Se Parties

Note:  Many thanks to Tim Hendrick, Circuit Court Administrator for the Southern Judicial Circuit, for allowing us to use his outstanding collection of forms and rules on our website.

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Links to forms from other Districts and Circuits:

 

The following Courts have excellent form libraries that can be accessed over the web. Please keep in mind that these forms have been customized for their particular court, and although accurate for content, would need to be changed to refer to the court of your local jurisdiction.

 

Dougherty County Law Library:    Forms

Fulton County Court Forms:           Superior

Gwinnett County Court Forms:      Superior        Magistrate

Stone Mountain Circuit Forms:     Superior

 

Appeals:


        Appeal from Magistrate Court to Superior Court

Court Rules:


        Rules of the Supreme Court of Georgia
        Rules of the Court Appeals of Georgia
        Uniform Rules of the Superior Court
        Uniform Rules of the State Court
        Uniform Rules of the Juvenile Court
        Uniform Rules of the Magistrate Court
        Uniform Rules of the Probate Court
      
Court Forms:


        Juvenile Court Uniform Forms
        Juvenile Court Model Deprivation Orders

         Magistrate Court Forms
        Probate Court Forms

Domestic Violence:


    Family Violence Act Pleadings (adapted for 07/01/2003 statutory changes)


        Petition for Temporary Protective Order
        Family Violence Ex Parte Protective Order
        Family Violence Twelve Month Protective Order
        Petition for Stalking Temporary Protective Order
        Stalking Ex Parte Temporary Protective Order
        Stalking Twelve Month Protective Order

Additional Statewide Forms:


        Order To Modify Prior Protective Order
        Order For Continuance Of Hearing And Ex Parte Protective Order
        Dismissal of Temporary Protective Order

        If you have a Twelve Month Order (or less), you may ask the Court to extend the

        order to last three years or make it permanent.


        Motion For A Permanent Protective Order
        Motion For Stalking Permanent Protective Order
        Permanent Family Violence Protective Order
        Motion For Contempt
        Motion to Modify Protective Order
        Stalking Permanent Protective Order

Child Support:


        New Child Support Guidelines in Effect January 1, 2007.
        The following two forms MUST be included with the papers you file for all

         DOMESTIC civil case filings. 

 
        I.      Domestic Relations Case Filing Information Form
        II.    Domestic Relations Case Final Disposition Form

Child Support Modification


        Instructions for Child Support Modification
        Contempt Action to Enforce Child Support - Income Deduction Order
        Contempt Action to Enforce Non-Child Support Issues
        Domesticating a Foreign Order
        Domestic Relations Financial Affidavit
        Using the Guided Worksheet to Calculate Child Support

Custody:


        Change of Custody - Contested
            Instructions for Contested Change of Custody

        Change of Custody - Uncontested
            Instructions for Uncontested Change of Custody

        Change of Custody - Third Party
            Instructions for Change of Custody - Third Party

        Complaint for Modification of Visitation Rights
        Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus and Emergency Return of Child

Discovery:


        Interrogatories
        Request for Production of Documents to Employer
        Request for Production of Documents to Spouse

Annulment:


        Annulment Packet


Divorce:


        Guide and Dialogue for Finalizing Uncontested Divorce Actions
        Divorce - Which Packet Do I Need & Other FAQs

 

        Divorce Packet - Minor Children - Uncontested
            Instructions for Filing Your Uncontested Divorce - WITH Minor Children

        Divorce Packet - Minor Children - Contested
            Instructions for Filing Your Contested Divorce - WITH Minor Children

        Divorce Packet - No Minor Children - Uncontested
            Instructions for Filing Your Uncontested Divorce - NO Minor Children

        Divorce Packet - No Minor Children - Contested
            Instructions for Filing Your Contested Divorce - NO Minor Children

        Domestic Relations Financial Affidavit
        Notice of Lis Pendens
        Form for Consenting PARENTING PLAN   
        Form for PARENTING PLAN proposed by party in a contested matter
        Form for PARENTING PLAN which offers On-Line Fill in Boxes
        Vital Records Form 3907 - Report of Divorce


Health Care:


        Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care
        Living Will
        Living Will Revocation
        Will to Live


Legal Separation:


        Complaint for Separate Maintenance WITH Minor Children
            Instructions for Separate Maintenance WITH Minor Children

        Complaint for Separate Maintenance NO Minor Children
            Instructions for Separate Maintenance NO Minor Children

Miscellaneous Forms:


        Affidavit - Generic
        Affidavit - Service by Publication
        Answer Packet - Non Specific
        Defendant's Affidavit of Waiver of Venue
        Emancipation of a Minor
        Expungement Packet
        Financial Power of Attorney
        Foreign Language Resources
        Georgia Self-Help Resources
        Motion to Seal Record of First Offender
        Name Change - Adult
        Name Change - Minor
        Pauper’s Affidavit - Filing Fee Waiver
        Petition for the Appointment of an Interpreter
        Power of Attorney - General
        Rule Nisi
        Summons

Paternity and Father's Rights:


        Birth Certificate - Adding or Changing Father's Name

        Legitimating Packet
            Instructions for Legitimating Your Child

        Paternity Packet
            Instructions for Paternity Packet

        Voluntary Acknowledgement of Paternity