Some divorcing couples agree on all issues, and as a result are eligible for simplified legal processes. In other words, individuals involved in uncontested divorces often have a simple enough cases for DIY divorces! For these people, fill-in-the-blank legal forms are a great option. In fact, cheap downloadable divorce papers provide a low-cost alternative to pricey divorce attorneys!

That said, not every fill-in-the-blank legal form is made equal. Unfortunately, many of the blank divorce documents found online may not be accepted by the California Court System. For example, they may be outdated or intended for use in other states. As a result, divorcing couples should not waste their money on cheap divorce papers they find online. Instead, utilize the California Courts’ Self-Help website for FREE, safe, and legal downloadable forms.

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…or continue reading the article below to learn more about where to find cheap divorce papers.

California Courts’ Self-Help: An Overview

The California Courts’ Self-Help website provides legal definitions and descriptions of the processes involved in most court proceedings. Also, the website outlines divorce in California step by step. As a result, it’s a great resource for parties involved in DIY divorces. Plus, it even directs users to different pages depending on their specific circumstances. For example, on the “Completing Divorce or Separation” page, users will find the following instructions:

Once you have completed the required steps and are ready to complete your divorce or legal separation case, click on the link below that best describes your situation to find out what to do next:

By providing resources for a plethora of circumstances, the self-help center is a one-stop shop for DIY divorces.

FREE Blank Legal Documents at the Self-Help Center

Individuals involved in uncontested divorces often search fervently for cheap divorce papers to keep the cost of the legal process as low as possible. However, these people often don’t realize that most – if not all – of the documents they need are available for FREE from their local county court! Plus, the California Court system provides fill-in-the-blank versions of most divorce papers online – also for free!

How to Find The Forms

If you’ve arrived at the California Courts’ Self-Help website and are looking to find free divorce paperwork for your DIY divorce proceedings, follow these instructions:

  1. On the main “Self-Help” page, scroll down to “Divorce” on the A to Z index of common legal topics.
  2. On the page entitled “Divorce or Separation”, click “Forms” on the left-hand side.
  3. Scroll down to view forms for the following situations:
    • Filing for Divorce or Separation
    • Completing Divorce or Separation
    • Responding to Divorce or Separation
    • Completing Preliminary Disclosure
    • Requesting a Spousal/Partner Support Order
    • Changing or Ending a Spousal/Partner Support Order
    • Filing or Completing an Annulment

Once you’ve found the link that most closely fits your current situation, you can expand the list of required documents. For example, expanding the “Forms to Start a Divorce or Legal Separation” link provides you a list of the following:

  • Names of required forms
  • Numbers of required forms
  • Purpose of required forms
  • Instructions for completing and filing the forms and other necessary steps

Further, the form numbers listed on this page are links to blank, fillable PDFs that you can actually use for your divorce case!

More Help From the California Courts System

If the instructions provided on the self-help website are not sufficient enough to help you complete the forms on your own, you can also visit your local court’s in-person self-help center. You can find county-specific information on the free resources available to you here.

A People’s Choice: Another Alternative to Cheap Divorce Papers

Some people searching for cheap divorce papers want to represent themselves in court but could still use a bit more help with the legal documents. While the California Courts’ Self-Help system is a great option for free assistance, family law facilitators and self-help centers are not always available when you need them.

Luckily, A People’s Choice offers another great alternative to finding cheap divorce papers online. When you work with A People’s Choice, you don’t need to worry about using outdated or illegal forms. Plus, our registered legal document assistants are available to speak with you over the phone or via email whenever you need them!

A People’s Choice has been assisting individuals with DIY divorces for over 40 years. Plus, we have established a great reputation in the community! While we are not lawyers and cannot provide legal advice, we can give you the personal, dedicated help you need completing and filing your family law documents. Call us today at 1-800-747-2780 to learn more about our services and how we can help.

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