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Colorado Divorce Forms Checklist

Once you have made the decision to file for divorce, the process can quickly become overwhelming and confusing. No matter what state in which you file your divorce, the amount of paperwork is exorbitant and having a thorough checklist of what forms you need to have on hand and file is extremely helpful. The team at the Law Office of Stephen Vertucci, LLC has compiled a list of necessary Judicial forms, as well as financial records that the court or your attorney may request when filing for divorce in the state of Colorado. See below:

Financial Records

  • Income tax returns (3 prior years)
    • Federal
    • State
    • Local
  • Proof of both spouses’ income
    • W-2 Forms
    • 1099 Forms
  • Financial account statements
    • Checking accounts
    • Savings accounts
    • Certificates of deposit
    • Mutual funds
    • Money Market Accounts
    • Medical savings accounts
  • Real Estate Records
    • Deed
    • Promissory note
    • Proof of Mortgage
    • Statement from lender of balance due
    • Appraisals of property
    • Most recent tax bill
  • Personal Property Listings
    • Automobile titles
    • Furnishings
    • High-value collections
  • Other Financials
    • Stocks
    • Bonds
    • Annuities
    • Retirement plans
    • Profit sharing plans
    • Pensions
    • Life Insurance Policies
    • Trusts
  • Loans
    • Credit card records
    • Vehicle loans
    • Mortgages/Home equity loans
    • Student loans
    • Other loans

Colorado Judicial Forms

Forms needed for filing for divorce in Colorado depend on whether you and your spouse have children. See below for the forms needed in each of these cases. All forms can be found on the Colorado Judicial Branch website, here.


  • JDF 1000 – Case Information Sheet
  • JDF 1101 – Petition for Dissolution of Marriage or Legal Separation (must be filed with JDF 1000)
  • JDF 1102 – Summons for Dissolution of Marriage or Legal Separation
  • JDF 1102(b) – Return of Service
  • JDF 1103 – Response to the Petition for Dissolution of Marriage or Legal Separation
  • JDF 1104 – Certificate of Compliance with C.R.C.P. 16.2(e)
  • JDF 1107 – Motion/Stipulation to Modify Petition (Marriage)
  • JDF 1111 – Sworn Financial Statement
  • JDF 1111SS – Sworn Financial Statement, Supporting Schedules
  • JDF 1115 – Separation Agreement
  • JDF 1116 – Decree of Dissolution of Marriage or Legal Separation
  • JDF 1117 – Support Order
  • JDF 1120 – Notice of Domestic Relations Initial Status Conference
  • JDF 1121 – Notice of Domestic Relations Status Conference
  • JDF 1125 – Mandatory Disclosure – Form 35.1
  • JDF 1129 – Petitioner/Co-Petitioner/Respondent Pre-Trial Statement
  • JDF 1201 – Affidavit for Decree without Appearance of Parties (Marriage)


  • All the above listed forms
  • JDF 1113 – Parenting Plan

For more information on the process of filing for divorce in Colorado, including residency requirements and serving divorce papers, read How to File for Divorce in Colorado.

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