What is a FL-150 form?
Form FL-150 is one of the most used and most important family law forms in California. The FL-150 is an Income and Expense Declaration. It is used anytime you are asking for financial orders including spousal support, child support, attorney fees, sanctions, and more. Also, this form is signed under penalty of perjury.
How do I fill out Income and expense declaration?
In order to fill out the Income and Expense Declaration, you should gather the following documents and information:
- Your previous years’ tax return.
- Pay stubs for the past two months and the last pay stub for the previous year.
- Your credit card statements for the year.
- A copy or information about your bills for the year.
Do I have to fill out Form FL-150?
If you are going through divorce in California and have children, you will have to file an income and expense declaration with the court. But, you only have to file the FL-150 if your case is what we call a default with agreement or true default.
What is an Income and Expense Declaration?
The Income and Expense Declaration is important since it is used for a variety of financial issues in a family law case. The Income and Expense Declaration is a snap shot of a person’s finances including their income and obligations.
How do I fill out a legal form?
Be sure your forms are clear and easy to read. Use dark blue or black ink. Write your legal name, current address, daytime phone, fax number, and e-mail addresses (if any) at the top left of the first page of each form. If you do not have a lawyer, write “in pro per” underneath your address on all court forms.
Does the FL 140 get filed with the court?
FL-140 is served on your spouse, but not filed with the court. The Declaration of Disclosure is form FL-140, and aside from ensuring the correct boxes are checked and the required documents are attached, there isn’t much else to this form.
Do I need to file FL 140?
Learn how to complete California divorce form FL 140, Declaration of Disclosure. This form must be completed after you file for divorce. Both spouses are required to complete and exchange financial disclosures unless they waive final disclosures (uncontested divorce with filed response).