Responding to a divorce when no minor children are involved

You may use the forms on this page if the following factors apply to your situation :
  • You want to file a response to a petition for divorce for a non-covenant marriage (covenant marriage* is an unusual situation; most people will not have a covenant marriage); AND
  • You and your spouse have no minor children with each other.

*What is a "Covenant Marriage?" To have a "covenant marriage," both spouses would have had to:

  1. sign papers (essentially a contract) requesting a covenant marriage; AND
  2. attend pre-marital counseling; AND
  3. your marriage license would say "Covenant Marriage."

If you were married before August 21, 1998 and have not signed papers to convert your marriage to a "covenant marriage", you do not have a "covenant marriage". See A.R.S. § 25-904 for requirements for legal separation for a "covenant marriage". If you still have questions about whether you have a "covenant marriage," see a lawyer for help.


Packets contain ALL forms and ALL instructions needed for this process. 

Responding to a divorce when no minor children are involved - Instructions and Forms- DRDA3


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Instructions: How to fill out the forms - drda31i
Procedures: What to do after you have completed the forms - drda31p
Family Department Sensitive Data Cover Sheet - drsds10f-a
Response to Divorce without children - drda31f

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