Custody

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  • Affidavit of Substantial Hardship

    Form C-10: If you ask the court for any of the following - Visitation with a minor child, Change of custody or visitation, Change in child support or Establish paternity (who is the legal father) - you also may need to file this form. Read More

    By:
    Alabama Administrative Office of Courts
  • Child Support Information Sheet

    Form CS-47: If you file to change a custody or visitation order, you will also need to file this form. (You must have a PDF reader on your computer to open this document. To get Adobe’s PDF Reader, click on the Get Adobe Reader icon to download.) Content Detail

    By:
    Alabama Administrative Office of Courts
  • First Petition for Child Custody

    Form PS-05: Use this form only if this is the FIRST custody order for your children. To CHANGE an order, use form PS-07 above. Important! You MUST file this form in the same county where the children live. Read More

    By:
    Alabama State Bar
  • How to Change a Custody or Visitation Order

    Instructions for asking an Alabama court to change a child custody or visitation order. (You must have a PDF reader on your computer to open this document. To get Adobe’s PDF Reader, click on the Get Adobe Reader icon to download.) Content Detail

    By:
    Alabama State Bar
  • Request to Change the Current Custody or Visitation Order

    Form PS-07: Please read "How to Change a Custody or Visitation Order" above before using this form. (You must have a PDF reader on your computer to open this document. To get Adobe’s PDF Reader, click on the Get Adobe Reader icon to download.) Read More

    By:
    Alabama State Bar
  • Request to Continue Trial

    PS-18: Form to be used to request to continue or postpone or "put off" a trial. Read More

    By:
    Alabama State Bar