Stipulation To Waiver Of Two-Year Requirement (Illinois)
This form is a supplement to the Divorce with Minor Children packet in Illinois. The form provided here is simply a sample of what the actual form looks like.
STATE OF ILLINOIS
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE ___________ JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF: )
) No. _______-D-_______
STIPULATION TO WAIVER OF TWO-YEAR REQUIREMENT
Plaintiff and Defendant hereby agree that the following is true:
1. That we are Husband and Wife, and were married on ____________________, 20____.
2. We have been separated since on or about _______________, 20____; a continuous period not less than six (6) months.
3. There has been a permanent breakdown of our marriage without hope of reconciliation and we want to get a divorce without proving that one of us is at fault, and we waive the normal two-year separation requirement.
4. We both understand the legal effect of this waiver and no one is forcing us to sign it and we want to be held to this agreement.
Under penalties as provided by law pursuant to Section 5/1-109 of the Code of Civil Procedure, the undersigned certify that the statements set forth in this instrument are true and correct, except as to matters therein stated to be on information and belief and as to such matters the undersigned certify as aforesaid that she/he verily believes the same to be true.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILLING OUT THIS FORM
Paragraph 1: Date of your marriage.
Paragraph 2: Month and year of your separation.
Sign your name on both blank lines above where it says "Plaintiff" and print your name below each signature. Your spouse will sign on both blank lines above where it says "Defendant" and will print his name below each signature.