Counter Complaint For Absolute Divorce Form. This is a Maryland form and can be use in Circuit Court Statewide.
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Page 1 of 5COUNTER-COMPLAINT FOR ABSOLUTE DIVORCEI, , representing myself, file Counter-Complaint againstthe plaintiff/counter-defendant and in support state that:1.CC-DR-094 (Rev. 10/2018)NameThe plaintiff/counter-defendant and I were married oninin a civil religious ceremony.2.Check all that apply: 4.Children (check one) We have no children together (skip paragraphs 6 through 11) orMy spouse and I are the parents of the following child(ren):NameDate of BirthNameDate of BirthNameDate of BirthNameDate of BirthNameDate of BirthNameDate of Birth MonthDayYear City/County/State where MarriedTelephonePlaintiffDefendant( )( )CityStateAreaCodeTelephoneCityStateZip CodeAreaCodevs.NameStreet AddressZip CodeNameStreet Address Apt #Apt # CIRCUIT COURT FOR, MARYLANDCase No.City/CountyCourt AddressLocated atI have lived in Maryland since:My spouse has lived in Maryland since:The grounds for divorce occurred in Maryland.The grounds for divorce occurred outside of Maryland and I or my spouse have been a residentof Maryland for at least six (6) months prior to the date of the filing of this Counter-Complaint.3.Check all that apply: (see paragraph 15)Month/YearMonth/Year5.I know of the following related cases concerning the child(ren) or parties (such as domesticviolence/protective order, paternity, divorce, custody, visitation (child access), CINA, delinquency,termination of parental rights, adoption or other cases): Court Case No. Kind of Case Year FiledResults or Status (if you know) American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com Page 2 of 57.I know of the following people, not parties to this case, who have physical custody of, or claimrights of legal custody, physical custody, or visitation with the child(ren):NameNameNameCurrent AddressCurrent AddressCurrent Address8.The child(ren) currently live(s) at:.AddresswithName9.The child(ren) have lived in Maryland for at least six (6) months ( yes no), and in the following places, with the persons indicated during the last five (5) years: Time PeriodName(s)/Current Address of Person(s) with whom the Child(ren) Lived 10.It is in the best interest of the child(ren) that I have (check all that apply) joint primary physical custody ofjoint sole legal custody (decision-making) of...Name of Child(ren)Name of Child(ren)Name of Child(ren)CC-DR-094 (Rev. 10/2018) visitation (child access or parenting time) with11.Child support (check one) I am seeking to establish child support and/or health insurance for the child(ren). You must fileeither a Child Support (short form) Financial Statement (Form CC-DR-030) or General(long form) Financial Statement (Form CC-DR-031).Child support has already been established for the child(ren) separate from this Counter-Complaint:in a separate court case, Case No..in the Office of Child Support, Case No..I am not requesting to establish child support and/or health insurance for the child(ren) at thistime because. StateAttach the most recent court order for the above-referenced court cases.I have been a party, witness, or otherwise involved in the following cases about custody, CINA,guardianship, or visitation (child access) of the child(ren):6.CourtCase No.Date of Child Custody or Guardianship Determination American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com 12.Alimony: I am am not seeking alimony because13.Marital property: (You do not have to complete paragraph 13 if you are not asking the courtto make decisions about your property, however, if you choose not to the court may be barredfrom making decisions about certain property and debts after a divorce has been granted.)Page 3 of 5House(s)Pension(s)/Retirement Account(s)Motor Vehicle(s)Debts (attach list)FurnitureBank account(s) and investment(s)Family Use Personal PropertyOther:.If you are seeking alimony you must file a General Financial Statement (Form CC-DR-031)with this Counter-Complaint.My spouse and/or I have the following property and debts that need to be divided (check all that apply):You must file a General Financial Statement (Form CC-DR-031) with this Counter-Complaint.I'm requesting to have use and possession of the home and/or other property for the benefit of thechildren. My spouse and I have already reached agreement about our marital property and debts AND alimony(you must attach a copy of your signed written agreement to this Counter-Complaint).My spouse and I have no marital property or debts that need to be decided by the court.14.I am requesting to be restored to my former namePrint Former Full NameCC-DR-094 (Rev. 10/2018)(If you do not request to be restored to your former name at this time, you may do so by a separaterequest within (but no longer than) 18 months after the date the clerk enters a decree (judgment) ofabsolute divorce.)Actual Desertion - On or about, my spouse deliberately, without just cause or15.My grounds for an absolute divorce are: (you may check more than one)separate and apart from each other in separate residences, without interruption, and without sexualintercourse, for a period of 12 months or more before the date of filing of this Counter-Complaint.Adultery - My spouse committed adultery.reason, abandoned and deserted me, with the intention of ending our marriage. This desertion hascontinued without interruption for a period of 12 months or more before the date of filing of thisCounter-Complaint and there is no reasonable expectation that we will reconcile (get back together).Constructive Desertion - I left my spouse because his/her persistent conduct or cruel and vicioustreatment towards me made the continuation of our marriage impossible, in order to preserve my health,safety or self-respect. This conduct was the final and deliberate act of my spouse and our separation hascontinued without interruption for a period of 12 months or more before the date of filing of thisCounter-Complaint, and there is no reasonable expectation that we will reconcile (get back together).was sentenced to serve at least three (3) years or an indeterminate sentence in a penal institution andhas served at least 12 months of the sentence before the date of filing of this Counter-Complaint.Cruelty/Excessively Vicious Conduct Against Me or my Minor Child(ren) - My spouse's crueland excessively vicious conduct toward me and/or my minor child(ren) has made the continuation ofthe marital relationship impossible, and there is no reasonable expectation that we will reconcile(get back together).Month/Day/YearMonth/Day/Year12-Month Separation - From on or about, my spouse and I have lived, and remained,Criminal Conviction of a Felony or Misdemeanor - On or about, my spouseMonth/Day/Year American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com Page 4 of 5hospital, or other similar institution and has been confined for a period of at least three (3) yearsbefore the date of filing of this Complaint. Two (2) doctors competent in psychiatry will testifythat the insanity is incurable and there is no hope of recovery. My spouse or I have been aresident of Maryland for at least two (2) years before the filing of this Complaint.Month/Day/YearInsanity - On or about, my spouse was confined to a mental institution,Mutual Consent - My spouse and I have a written settlement agreement resolving all issues related to:lalimony;lproperty; andlthe care, custody, access, and support of minor or dependent child(ren).Attach a copy of your written and signed agreement to this Counter-Complaint. If the settlementagreement provides for the payment of child support, also attach a copy of the completed ChildSupport Guidelines Worksheet (Form CC-DR-030 OR CC-DR-031) to this Counter-Complaint.CC-DR-094 (Rev. 10/2018) Alimony (file Form CC-DR-031).Any other appropriate relief.x FOR THESE REASONS, I request (check all that apply) An Absolute Divorce.A change back to my former name:Joint Primary physical custody of the minor child(ren).Joint Sole legal custody (decision-making) of the minor child(ren).Visitation (child access or parenting time) with the minor child(ren).Full Former NameUse and possession of the family home for up to three (3) years from the date of the divorce.xUse and possession of the family use personal property for up to three (3) years fro