Financial Requirements for Joint Dissolution Petition

In order to file a joint petition for simplified dissolution of marriage or civil union, you must meet ALL of the following financial requirements:  


  1. neither you or your spouse has an annual gross income of over $30,000 USD 

  2. the total value of all marital proprety or civil union property is less than $50,000 USD 

  3. both you and your spouse/partner sign a written agreement to divide all marital property or civil union property that is worth more than $100 USD 

  4. both you and your spouse/partner have informed each other of all owned assets, liabilities, and tax returns 

  5. neither you or your spouse/partner own any real property interest; and 

  6. neither you or your spouse/partner have any retirement benefits greater than $10,000 USD