Documents To Start the Divorce Process

Documents to Start The Divorce Process

If you are choosing Divorce Mediation as a way to save time and money, you may want to start gathering these documents so you can be ready to start the process:

❏ Federal and State Tax Returns

❏ Pay Stubs

❏ W-2s and/or 1099s

❏ Partnerships & Other Business Interests Valuation. Copies of corporate tax returns for the previous three years if one or both spouses have a business.

❏ Real Estate Property Valuation

❏ Vehicles, Boats, Trailers Valuation

❏ Savings, Checking, Money Market and CD Accounts including balances

❏ Non-Retirement Investments such as Stocks, Bonds, Secured Notes, Mutual Funds

❏ Current balance statements for all children’s accounts such as CD’s, 529 plans or other custodial college savings plans.

❏ Make, model and year of all vehicles owned

❏ Executive Compensation – Stock Options, Retirement Accounts and Pensions

❏ Annuities, IRAs, Deferred Compensation

❏ Life Insurance (Whole Life Policies)

❏ Personal Property–approximate value of the contents of all homes owned, all jewelry, art, antiques and other collectibles of significant value.

❏ Accounts Receivable & Unsecured Notes

❏ Current balance statement for all student loans.

❏ Mortgage balances

❏ Credit Cards and Revolving Credit

❏ Other Loans and Debts

❏ Copy of marriage certificate

❏ Copies of any trust documents

❏ Copies of any pre or post-nuptial agreements.

❏ Copies of any wills executed during the marriage.

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Last Name
Email Address
Phone Number
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