Application for divorce based on a draft agreement
Warning – Document undergoing revision
This document is currently being revised following the reform of the Code of Civil Procedure which came into force on January 1, 2016.
This publication can still be used to file an application, but because of the legislative changes, some of the models it contains are no longer valid. In addition, this publication may fail to list some of the documents you need to include with your application.
For this reason, before filling out your application, you should contact the court clerk to check that you have all the information you will need to complete the process.
In addition, before filing your application at the court office, you should check with the court clerk that it contains all the required information and documents.
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An application for divorce based on a draft agreement can reduce some of the delays and legal fees involved in divorce proceedings. A judge certifies the draft agreement, which settles all aspects and consequences of the separation without the need for a trial.
Joint Application for Divorce on Draft Agreement
If you and your ex-spouse are in a position to divorce amicably, you can draw up a draft agreement in which you settle all aspects of your divorce. You can then file a joint application on the basis of your draft agreement.
This guide explains how to file your application.