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How to File for Divorce in Madison

Filing for divorce in Madison is much simpler than the movies make it out to be. Since Wisconsin is a no fault state, couple can quickly file for divorce at the court house without either having to prove someone in the relationship was to blame. You do not need legal representation to file at the court house, if both parties have come to terms with the separation.

File for Divorce in 7 Steps

  1. Visit the Dane County Courthouse
  2. Decide to file jointly or separately
  3. Request a temporary hearing if you and your spouse do not agree on all issues
  4. File the action with the court
  5. Get a date and time for a hearing
  6. Attend your hearing (be polite)
  7. Walk away

Madison Family Court

If filing an amicable or no contest divorce, then you and your spouse should go to the Dane County family court to fill out the proper paperwork and pay the appropriate fee outlined below. Couples seeking divorce may view potential documents online at the Dane County official website. The court is presided over by Lead Commissioner Dan Floeter, room 2000 in the Courthouse building.

Where to File for Divorce in Madison

Dane County Courthouse

215 South Hamilton Street
Madison, WI 53703

Dane County Filing Fees

The filing fees for divorce differ between the Wisconsin counties, but the filing fees in Dane County (as of 2019) are:
File for divorce with NO request for support or maintenance: $184.50
File for divorce WITH request for support or maintenance: $194.50

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Those filing may fill out a fee waiver request form which may waive all court fees if there are appropriate circumstances.

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