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Maine Complaint for Divorce (No Minor Children) Form


Maine Complaint for Divorce (No Minor Children) Form
Maine Complaint for Divorce (No Minor Children) Form
STATE OF MAINE
DISTRICT COURT
Location
Docket No.
Plaintiff
COMPLAINT FOR DIVORCE
v. (no minor children)
Title to Real Estate Is Involved
Defendant 19-A M.R.S. § 901, M.R. Civ. P. 10(a)
1. Plaintiff was lawfully married to defendant in (town) , (county) ,
(state) , on (mo/date/yr.)
2. Plaintiff now resides in (town) , (county) ,(state) .
If either party wishes to keep his/her address confidential, that party may complete an Affidavit for Confidential
Address (FM-057). This form is available at the Clerk’s Office or at courts.state.me.us.
3. Defendant now resides in (town) , (county) ,(state) , OR
Residence of the Defendant is unknown and Plaintiff has used reasonable efforts and cannot locate Defendant.
4. The court has jurisdiction because (check all of the statements that apply):
A. Plaintiff resided in Maine in good faith for six months before filing this complaint;
B. Plaintiff is a resident of Maine and the parties were married in Maine;
C. Plaintiff is a resident of Maine and the parties resided in Maine when the grounds for divorce arose;
D. Defendant is a resident of Maine.
5. Neither party has filed for divorce or annulment from the other before this complaint, OR
A complaint for divorce or annulment was filed before in (court name, town and state of court)
, Docket No. .
That case: Was dismissed on (date) . Is still pending.
6. The parties have personal property, AND
Either or both parties has an interest in real estate, (file and exchange form FM-056), OR
Neither party has an interest in real estate.
7. Plaintiff lists the following grounds for divorce:
Irreconcilable marital differences exist between the parties.
Other .
PLAINTIFF REQUESTS that a divorce be granted and that the court; (Check all the boxes that apply)
Set apart the non-marital property to each party and divide the marital property (file and exchange form FM-043);
Order that spousal support be paid to Plaintiff by Defendant (file and exchange form FM-043);
Award reasonable attorney's fees to Plaintiff's attorney (file and exchange form FM-043); and
Change Plaintiff's name to .
Date:
(Plaintiff's signature)
Attorney for Plaintiff: Plaintiff:
Address: Address:
Telephone: Telephone:
Defendant has 20 days after being served with this complaint (being given a copy), to file an answer (form FM-186) with the
Court and must provide copies of all filings to other party.
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Maine Complaint for Divorce (No Minor Children) Form