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SAPCR - Custody Forms

This part of the most popular forms page contains links to toolkits that contain information, instructions, and forms to ask the court for custody, visitation, child support, and medical support orders when you are not getting divorced and paternity has been established. We also provide forms for non-parents to get custody. 

(SAPCR) Custody Forms - I am a parent

Click the link above for the form, information, and instructions.

This toolkit tells you how to ask for a custody, visitation, child support and medical support order if (1) you and the other parent are not married (or don’t want a divorce), (2) you and the other parent have signed an “Acknowledgment of Paternity” and (3) there are no existing court orders about your child. FORMS ARE INCLUDED.

(SAPCR) Custody Forms - I am not a parent

Click the link above for the form, information, and instructions.

This toolkit tells you how to ask for a custody, visitation, child support and medical support order if (1) you are a grandparent or other nonparent and (2) there are no existing court orders about the child. FORMS ARE INCLUDED.

Responding to a Custody (SAPCR) Case

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This toolkit tells you about responding to a custody case when it’s part of a “Suit Affecting the Parent-Child Relationship” (SAPCR for short). ANSWER FORM INCLUDED.