Application for declaration of marital/civil partnership status.
• This form should be used if you wish to make an application to the court to determine your marital/ civil partnership status or the status of a couple where you have sufficient interest in the result of the application. • If you do not have copies of the required certificate and/or decree/order you must contact the relevant authorities (e.g. the register office for the area where the marriage/civil partnership took place or the location of the divorce/dissolution/nullity/(judicial) separation) to obtain a copy. • If you wish to determine your own marital/civil partnership status you are known as the Applicant and your spouse/civil partner is known as the Respondent. If you are applying to determine the status of a couple you have an interest in, you are known as the Applicant and the couple will both be known as Respondents. • You must serve copies of the application and the attached documents on the Attorney General at least one month before you make your application to the court. For contact details please see www.attorneygeneral.gov.uk • If completing this form by hand, please use black ink and BLOCK CAPITAL LETTERS and tick the boxes that apply.