Forms and Instructions

A.  Wisconsin Court System free online divorce/separation forms

This link contains a listing of over 40 Wisconsin family court forms.  Scroll through the list to find the form/forms that you need.  Click the  underlined form  link in the  view and/or save column  of the form using either the Word or PDF Format. Word documents can be filled in online and then printed.  PDF forms require Adobe Acrobat Reader and are not fillable forms.  The PDF forms must be downloaded on your printer as a blank form and hand-printed or typewritten.  Clicking the  underlined summary  link will give you additional information about the form itself.



B.  Family Law Forms Assistant

The family law forms assistant guides you through the process of filing for divorce or legal separation, from starting the action to the final hearing. By answering a series of questions, this interactive site will help you fill out necessary forms, print blank forms, or download a basic guide to divorce or legal separation for your county.



C.  Wisconsin Court System Self Help Center

The Self-Help Center is intended to help you find legal assistance and information.  This site does not provide legal advice.



D.  Online Post-Judgment Forms Commonly Used in Iowa County:

Stipulation to Change Judgment


Petition to Enforce Physical Placement Order


Notice of Hearing to Enforce Physical Placement


Order to Enforce Physical Placement


Request for Mediation


Order to Show Cause for Finding of Contempt

PDF Version: https://wicourts.gov/formdisplay/FA-4172VB.pdf?formNumber=FA-4172VB&formType=Form&formatId=2&language=en

Word Version: https://wicourts.gov/formdisplay/FA-4172VB.doc?formNumber=FA-4172VB&formType=Form&formatId=1&language=en


Affidavit for Finding of Contempt

PDF Version: https://wicourts.gov/formdisplay/FA-4172VA.pdf?formNumber=FA-4172VA&formType=Form&formatId=2&language=en

Word Version: https://wicourts.gov/formdisplay/FA-4172VA.doc?formNumber=FA-4172VA&formType=Form&formatId=1&language=en


Decision and Order for Contempt

PDF Version: https://wicourts.gov/formdisplay/FA-4176V.pdf?formNumber=FA-4176V&formType=Form&formatId=2&language=en

Word Version: https://wicourts.gov/formdisplay/FA-4176V.doc?formNumber=FA-4176V&formType=Form&formatId=1&language=en


Notice of Motion and Motion to Change

PDF Version: https://www.wicourts.gov/formdisplay/FA-4170V.pdf?formNumber=FA-4170V&formType=Form&formatId=2&language=en

Word Version: https://wicourts.gov/formdisplay/FA-4170V.doc?formNumber=FA-4170V&formType=Form&formatId=1&language=en


Affidavit to Show Cause and Change

PDF Version: https://www.wicourts.gov/formdisplay/FA-4171VA.pdf?formNumber=FA-4171VA&formType=Form&formatId=2&language=en

Word Version: https://www.wicourts.gov/formdisplay/FA-4171VA.doc?formNumber=FA-4171VA&formType=Form&formatId=1&language=en


Decision and Order on Motion/Order to Show Cause for Change

PDF Version: https://wicourts.gov/formdisplay/FA-4175V.pdf?formNumber=FA-4175V&formType=Form&formatId=2&language=en

Word Version: https://wicourts.gov/formdisplay/FA-4175V.doc?formNumber=FA-4175V&formType=Form&formatId=1&language=en


Order to Show Cause To Change

PDF Version:  https://www.wicourts.gov/formdisplay/FA-4171VB.pdf?formNumber=FA-4171VB&formType=Form&formatId=2&language=en

Word Version: https://www.wicourts.gov/formdisplay/FA-4171VB.doc?formNumber=FA-4171VB&formType=Form&formatId=1&language=en



E. Service of Process Information

PDF: https://wicourts.gov/formdisplay/FA-5000V_instructions.pdf?formNumber=FA-5000V&formType=Instructions&formatId=2&language=en



F. Name Change Forms and Information:

Free Downloadable Forms

More information  Please use this link to the Wisconsin State Law Library website for more information on Name Change.



G.  Dane County, Wisconsin Family Court Forms:

Family Forms | Dane County Clerk of Courts (countyofdane.com)

Forms included at this link are Divorce, Legal Separation, Annulment, Paternity, and other miscellaneous forms.  The Word version of these forms can be changed to insert Iowa County information where necessary.  Most of the forms will be acceptable in Iowa County, but because procedures vary from county to county, portions of the instructions may not be applicable.