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The Civil Division of the Clerk's office is responsible for Dissolutions of Marriage, Protective Orders, Felonies, and Juvenile Cases, including Adoptions and Paternity suits.

General Information

  • Uncontested Divorces:
    Sample forms are available at the Monroe County Public Library, and will need to be retyped before filing with the court.
    You must have copies of the following when filing:
    • Petition for Dissolution (1 original + 3 copies = 4 copies total)
    • Decree of Dissolution (1 original + 3 copies = 4 copies total)
    • If Child Support is to be received, the decree of dissolution must include the following statement:
      Payor of Support must pay an annual docket fee to the Clerk pursuant to IC 33-19-6-5
  • Protective Orders:
    Forms and more information can be obtained from the Clerk of the Court or from this Web site:
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Location: 301 N. College Ave., Room 201
Bloomington IN 47404 (Map)
Phone: 812-349-2601
Fax: 812-349-2610
Hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday - Friday