Change Custody When Parents Do Not Agree
This form packet may be helpful if you would like to change your minor child’s physical custody arrangement but you and your child’s other parent do not agree on the new arrangement.
What are the qualifications?
- You are either divorced from your child’s other parent or the court has issued an order on custody, and
- You would like to change the custody of your child(ren), and
- You and the other parent do not agree on how custody should be changed
We recommend that you set aside 1 hour to complete all forms. If you do not wish to use the Form Helper, you can print the forms attached below. Form Helper is a tool that can be used to complete these forms. The Form Helper asks questions and uses the answers to complete the forms. The Form Helper is hosted on Community.lawyer servers. Representing yourself in court should not be taken lightly, and there are many reasons why hiring an attorney is a good idea. If you do choose to represent yourself, click here for what you need to know.
We’ve provided instructions on how to complete these forms on your own but representing yourself in court should not be taken lightly, and there are many reasons why hiring an attorney is a good idea. In fact, we suggest that even if you use the forms provided on this site that you still talk with an attorney before submitting the forms to a court to get the best result possible.
Modify Child Custody When Parents Do Not Agree
This Form Helper will ask you questions to help you fill out the forms you need to *ask the court to* change the physical custody of your children but you and the other parent do not agree that physical custody should be changed.
You will need information from your case to complete the case caption found on the top of each court form. If you cannot find your paper copy, visit mycase.in.gov to do a search.
Complete the Modify Custody No Agreement Forms by using the Form Helper above or printing the form instructions and the form packet attached at the bottom of the page. The Form Helper will walk you through a series of questions that will automatically fill out and complete all forms.
Once the court approves your filed forms, you may need to take more steps. Review the resources in this section for help and information.