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​​Contested Trial For Divorce Or Legal Separation

FILE AT INDEPENDENCE COURT (Petition for Divorce/Legal Separation was filed at the Independence Court):

  1. Request Trial Date & Prepare For Trial - No Children
  2. Request Trial Date & Prepare For Trial - Children


FILE AT BISHOP COURT (Petition for Divorce/Legal Separation was filed at the Bishop Court):

  1. Request Trial Date & Prepare For Trial- No Children
  2. ​Request Trial Date & Prepare For Trial- Children 



Stipulation For Child Custody & Visitation


Independence Court

Bishop Court


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Respond to Requests for Orders - No Judgment

INDEPENDENCE COURT (Request for Order was filed at the Independence Court):

Respond to Request for Order- No Children:

  1. Everything
  2. Spousal Support
  3. Property Control, Payment Of Debts/Liens




Respond to Request for Order- Children:

  1. Everything
  2. Custody & Visitation
  3. Custody, Visitation & Child Support



​​BISHOP COURT (Request for Order was filed at the Bishop Court):

Respond to Request for Order- No Children:

  1. Everything
  2. Spousal Support
  3. Property Control, Payment of Debts/Liens



Respond to Request for Order- Children:

  1. Everything
  2. Custody & Visitation
  3. Custody, Visitation & Child Support


​​​​Respond To A Petition for Dissolution of Marriage Or Legal Separation:​

INDEPENDENCE COURT (Petition was filed at the Independence Court):

Respond-Divorce/Legal Separation- No ​Children

Respond-Divorce/Legal Separation- Children


BISHOP COURT (Petition was filed at the Bishop Court):

Respond-Divorce/Legal Separation- No Children

Respond-Divorce/Legal Separation- Children



Appear By Telephone For Status Conference​​


Independence Court

Bishop Court

Requests For Emergency Temporary Orders

FILE AT INDEPENDENCE COURT (Petition for Divorce/Legal Separation was filed at the Independence Court): 

  1. Child Custody & Visitation
  2. Property Control, Payment Of Debts


FILE AT BISHOP COURT (Petition for Divorce/Legal Separation was filed at the Bishop Court):

  1. Child Custody & Visitation
  2. Property Control, Payment of Debts



​Get A Judgment For Divorce Or Legal Separation

FILE AT INDEPENDENCE COURT (Petition for Divorce/Legal Separation was filed at the Independence Court):

Judgment- No Children:

  1. Default
  2. Default With MSA
  3. Default With Stipulated Judgment
  4. Stipulated Judgment
  5. Judgment With MSA


Judgment- Children:

  1. Default
  2. Default With MSA
  3. Default With Stipulated Judgment
  4. Stipulated Judgment
  5. Judgment With MSA


FILE AT BISHOP COURT (Petition for Divorce/Legal Separation was filed at the Bishop Court):

Judgment- No Children:

  1. Default
  2. Default With MSA
  3. Default With Stipulated Judgment
  4. Stipulated Judgment
  5. Judgment With MSA


Judgment- Children:

  1. Default
  2. Default With MSA
  3. Default With Stipulated Judgment
  4. Stipulated Judgment
  5. Judgment With MSA


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Requests for Orders- No Judgment

FILE AT INDEPENDENCE COURT (Petition for Divorce/Legal Separation was filed at the Independence Court):

Requests for Orders- No Children: 

  1. Everything
  2. Spousal Support
  3. Change Spousal Support Order
  4. Property Control, Payment Of Debts/Liens


Requests for Orders- Children:

  1. Everything
  2. Custody & Visitation
  3. Custody, Visitation & Child Support



FILE AT BISHOP COURT (Petition for Divorce/Legal Separation was filed at the Bishop Court):

Requests for Orders- No Children:

  1. ​Everything
  2. Spousal Support
  3. Change Spousal Support Order
  4. Property Control, Payment of Debts/Liens


Requests for Orders- Children:

  1. Everything
  2. Custody & Visitation
  3. Custody, Visitation & Child Support


​​​Start A Divorce Or Legal Separation

FILE AT INDEPENDENCE COURT (all hearings will be in Independence):

Divorce/Legal Separation- No Children

Divorce/Legal Separation- Children ​​




FILE AT BISHOP COURT (all hearings will be in Bishop):  

Divorce/Legal Separation- No Children

Divorce/Legal Separation- Children