District of Columbia Simplified Divorce Procedures

There are no legal provisions in Washington D.C. for simplified divorce.

Each state has its own unique filing procedure. When filing for divorce in District of Columbia, you must adhere to the strict filing guidelines and prepare and submit the appropriate mandatory divorce documents to the county court. You can visit the District of Columbia state statutes located at: to learn more about these documents. You will discover that some documents may be provided by the District of Columbia Legal System and others must be constructed on a case-by-case basis containing certain information and criteria to adhere to the District of Columbia Laws and the filing requirements.