1. How do I file a civil action or divorce proceeding?
We first advise you to consult with an attorney for legal questions. The District Clerk's Office is prohibited from answering legal questions or the accuracy of your filing. If you choose to represent yourself, you are responsible for preparing the documents you wish to file and the ability to present your case to the court.
2. Does your office provide the forms to file civil actions or divorce proceedings?
The District Clerk's Office does not provide forms. Various websites are available on the internet to assist you in preparing your paperwork. The District Clerk's Office does not endorse any particular website.
3. Do I need an attorney to file a civil action or divorce?
No, you do not need an attorney to represent you. However, you must do the research to prepare your necessary documents to file with the clerk's office. We do advise you to consult with an attorney for legal questions.