Completing Form D 8-3: Decree of Divorce [No Minor Children]
Use This Form for a Case with No Minor Children
In an uncontested or default divorce, the Decree of Divorce must have exactly the same information
as the Complaint. You cannot change anything without the agreement of the other party. If you do
need or want to make changes that both of you agree upon, you can file a “Stipulation for Entry of a
Decree of Divorce.”
Exactly like you did in the Complaint, at the top left-hand corner of page 1, fill in your name,
address and telephone number. Fill in the county and judicial district in the heading (for
example, “In the District Court of the Fourth Judicial District in and for the County of Ada”).
Fill in your full legal name in the caption above “Plaintiff”. Fill in your spouse’s full legal name
above “Defendant”. Fill in the Case Number.
Leave the date blank in the introductory sentence. Check either the first box if this is a default
divorce, or the second box if you and your spouse filed a written stipulation for the entry of this
2. Separate Property.
• Check the first box if you do not want a court order confirming ownership of separate
• If you want a court order confirming that specific separate property belongs to the Husband,
or an order that separate property be returned to the Husband, check the second box and
describe the property in the first section of “Exhibit A“.
• If you want a court order confirming that specific separate property belongs to the Wife, or
an order that separate property be returned to the Wife, check the third box and describe the
property in the first section of “Exhibit B“.
3. Community Real Property.
• If you have acquired community real property during the marriage, check the box and
o Fill in the residential address of the property (house number and street name),
o The name of the city and county and
o The legal description for the property.
• Check one of the first three boxes to indicate what the disposition of the community real
property and any equity in the property will be, and fill in the blanks or
• Check the fourth box and write in your own words how the property and any equity in the
property will be distributed.
4. Community Personal Property
If you have not acquired any community personal property, check the first box. or
If you have already divided your community personal property and each of you have the
property in your possession, check the second box. and/or
If there is specific property awarded to the Husband and the property is already in
DECREE OF DIVORCE
CAO D 8-3