Trumbull County Family Court Forms - Divorce No Children

NOTE: If you or your spouse own any REAL ESTATE, or have any type of PENSION PLAN, you should consult a private attorney before using these forms.

Basic Instructions

Instructions and a checklist

Forms You Will Complete

FORM #17 - Poverty Affidavit

  • If you cannot afford to pay the filing fee, this form tells the Court about this problem. If you can afford to pay, DO NOT use this form.
  • Must be signed in front of a notary public.

FORM #22 - Complaint 

  • Required
  • Tell the Court why you want a divorce, and what you want.

FORM #12 - Instructions for Service

  • Required
  • Tell the Court where to send copies of documents to your spouse.

FORM #8 - Affidavit of Income and Expenses

  • Required
  • Provides financial information for you to use in your case.
  • Must be signed in front of a notary public.

FORM #14 - Affidavit of Property

  • Required
  • Provides real and property information for use in your case.
  • Must be signed in front of a notary public.

Separation Agreement Separation Agreement

  • Required
  • Must be signed in front of a notary public.

Judgment Entry Judgment Entry

  • Required

Additional Forms to Complete If You Need Immediate Relief

Motion for Temporary Orders Motion for Temporary Orders

Affidavit for Temporary Relief Affidavit for Temporary Relief

  • Must be signed in front of a notary public.

After Completing the Forms

  1. Make 3 copies of each completed form.
  2. Take the originals and the three copies to the Clerk of Common Pleas Court.
  3. Pay the filing fee
    • If you completed the Poverty Affidavit form, you will pay nothing at the time of filing.
    • If you did not complete the Poverty Affidavit form you will need to pay the fees. Fees as of 1/4/2011 are $225.00. Visit the Court website or phone the Clerk of Courts office at 330.675.2625 to verify the current fee.

What to Expect After You File Your Forms

  1. The Clerk will send you notice of court dates as they are scheduled. Attend all of these court hearings. Learn more about preparing for court here.
  2. If you move before the end of your case, you must submit your new address to the Clerk of Courts in writing.