Asset & Liability Summary
Use this form when filing a divorce action to show the court the equalization of assets and liabilities.
Co-parenting Through Divorce
View this video to understand how to co-parent during a divorce.
Outlines procedures for filing your divorce case in Manitowoc County.
Interim Disbursement Order
Order used to initiate/change income withholding.
Legal Tools: Custody & Physical Placement
Explains terminology regarding custody and placement. Explains procedures to resolve disputes.
Mediation Request Form
Use this form if you are experiencing difficulties with custody or physical placement (visitation) with your minor children.
Motion for Contempt - Family
Use this form if you were divorced in Manitowoc County and you require the court's intervention to enforce your judgment because you feel your former spouse has failed to comply with a requirement of the judgment.
Motion for Contempt - Paternity
Use this form if you require the court's intervention to enforce your Manitowoc County paternity judgment because you believe the other parent has intentionally failed to comply with a requirement of the judgment.
Order to Show Cause to Revise Judgment
Use this form to change your Manitowoc County paternity or divorce judgment. You do not have to live in Manitowoc County now to use this form.
Petition for Appointment of Guardian ad Litem
This form allows a party to petition the court to appoint an attorney (called a guardian ad litem) to represent the interests of minor children while a family action is pending.
Petition for Waiver of Filing Fees & Costs
Use this form if because of poverty you are unable to pay filing and service fees on an action. Manitowoc County requires you to complete both sides/pages of the form.
Physical Placement Enforcement
This form should be used by a parent who has been awarded periods of physical placement which have been denied by the other parent, interfered with or experienced financial loss as a result of denial of placement.
Removal of Minor Child - Divorce Cases
Outlines the procedures to be taken when a parent in a divorce case wishes to move a minor child more than 150 miles from the other parent, or to another state or for more than 90 days.
Removal of Minor Child - Paternity Cases
Outlines the procedures to be taken when a parent wishes to move a minor child more than 150 miles from the other parent, or to another state or for more than 90 days.
Request for New (deNovo) Hearing
If you feel you did not receive a fair judgment in a commissioner hearing and would like the hearing to be reviewed/reheard by a judge, use this form.
Shared Placement Formula
This formula is used to determine child support when parties share placement of the child/children.
Stipulation & Order to Amend Judgment
This form allows parties to make changes to a court judgment for child placement, custody, support, medical expenses and insurance coverage issues by agreement (stipulation). No hearing is necessary.
Tool to Estimate Support
Use this website to determine share placement formulas, serial family payer formulas, or for basic guideline support.
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