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					Joint Petition for Divorce
End Notes – Joint Petition for Divorce                   9. CHILDREN – Check whether the support
(Form 72B)                                                  arrangements proposed in paragraph 7(k) agree
                                                            with the guidelines.
1. When you file your petition, the Registrar will
   assign a file number. You need to put this             10. OTHER COURT PROCEEDINGS – Give the details
   number on all your court documents.                       if you, or your spouse, have started other court
                                                             proceedings concerning the marriage or the
2. See Appendix 5 to choose the judicial district for        children of the marriage.
   your county.
                                                         11. SEPARATION AGREEMENTS – Give details about
3. Give your full names as they appear on the                any agreements and attach a copy.
   marriage certificate. You and your spouse are
   the petitioners.                                      12. DECLARATION OF PETITIONERS – Include your
                                                             full address. It must be a street address. Also
4. Leave this blank. When the Registrar receives             include your mailing address if that is different
   the Petition for Divorce, the Registrar will add          than your street address.
   the full date.
                                                         DO NOT FORGET BOTH MUST SIGN AND DATE THIS
5. CLAIM – Make your claim very clear. With a joint      FORM ON THE LAST PAGE, AND INCLUDE YOUR
   petition, you can ask only for a divorce and for      ADDRESSES IN THE SPACE PROVIDED.
   relief to be granted by an order on consent. If
   you would like to have provisions of a separation
   agreement included, refer specifically to the
   provisions. Attach a copy of the separation
   agreement to the Petition for Divorce.
6. RECONCILIATION – If you and your spouse did
   not try to reconcile, strike out paragraph (b). If
   you did try to reconcile, write out what efforts
   you made.
7. PARTICULARS OF MARRIAGE – Attach the
   original or certified copy of your marriage
   certificate. Make sure that the information in
   the Petition for Divorce is the same as the
   information on the marriage certificate.
8. RESIDENCE AND JURISDICTION – Residence

   the Divorce Act you or the joint petitioner must
   means the place where you are now living. Under

   live in a province for at least one year before the
   Joint Petition is filed.

				
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