File for Divorce


A dissolution of marriage is a legal process that terminates the marital rights and responsibilities between spouses. It will substantially affect your financial and personal life. Issues commonly involved in a dissolution case are grounds for dissolution, classification and division of assets of the spouses, ongoing obligations to provide for a spouse after dissolution, the welfare of any children of the marriage, and tax consequences. Below are hyperlinks to forms required to begin the process.

General instructions for filing for a dissolution of marriage are available via Missouri Courts.

All forms need to file for divorce are available through the Missouri Courts website here.

Access instructions for completing and filing forms here.

Petitions must be filed in the county in which the petitioner resides.

If you live in St. Louis, you may file in person at the clerk's office on the third floor of the Civil Courts Building, 10 North Tucker Boulevard.