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The forms found on this page are designed to assist priests, deacons and parish staff members submitting petitions to the tribunal.

As of May 2015, the forms are now fillable PDF files which can be filled out on the computer, then printed, signed and mailed by hand. You may need to save the file and open it with a program other than your web browser in order to fill in the boxes.

 

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Documents Needed with Your Petition

Posted on: December 12, 2018 | File size: 85KB Download
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First Step 2019 bulletin announcement

Posted on: July 2, 2019 | File size: 17KB

2019 First Step Program: Continuing education regarding marriage and divorce in the Catholic Church

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Petition for Declaration of Invalidity of Marriage

Posted on: December 12, 2018 | File size: 187KB

This will print the most current version of the Formal Petition (T101) libellus. Please note that the signature of the respondent, on the lower half of page 4, is optional; it is only required if the respondent is joining with the petition. From May 30, 2016, the tribunal will not accept petitions submitted using old versions of Form T-101 dated prior to December 8, 2015. Parishes should dispose of old forms, and use new forms from the tribunal website to ensure the most up-to-date version is used.

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Petition for Declaration of Invalidity of Marriage on the Grounds of Lack of Form

Posted on: December 12, 2018 | File size: 132KB Download
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Petition for Declaration of Invalidity of Marriage on the Grounds of Ligamen

Posted on: December 12, 2018 | File size: 101KB

Ligamen, sometimes called 'prior bond,' is the impediment to marriage which occurs when a party is already presumed validly married to someone else (even if a civil divorce occurred in the prior relationship).

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Petition for Pauline Privilege

Posted on: December 12, 2018 | File size: 145KB Download
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Petitioner's Questionnaire

Posted on: December 12, 2018 | File size: 74KB

The petitioner’s questionnaire is required to accompany a formal petition.There are two different petitioner questionnaires. The selection depends upon whether or not the marriage you are having the Tribunal evaluate was a ‘validation.’ A validation occurs when either party is Catholic and attempts marriage merely civilly or in a non-Catholic religion, then later the parties marry in the Catholic Church.

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Petitioner's Questionnaire (Marriage with Validation)

Posted on: December 12, 2018 | File size: 96KB

The petitioner’s questionnaire is required to accompany a formal petition.There are two different petitioner questionnaires. The selection depends upon whether or not the marriage you are having the Tribunal evaluate was a ‘validation.’ A validation occurs when either party is Catholic and attempts marriage merely civilly or in a non-Catholic religion, then later the parties marry in the Catholic Church.

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Pontifical Dispensation in Favor of the Faith

Posted on: December 12, 2018 | File size: 159KB Download
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Search for Address of Divorced Spouse

Posted on: December 12, 2018 | File size: 29KB

This form is required of a petitioner who is unable to obtain complete address information for the respondent.

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Cuestionario del Solicitante(s) - T101 PQ

Posted on: January 24, 2019 | File size: 39KB Download
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Cuestionario del Solicitante(s) - T101 PQ

Posted on: January 24, 2019 | File size: 66KB Download
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Cuestionario del Solicitante(s) con validez - T101 PQ

Posted on: January 24, 2019 | File size: 36KB Download
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Cuestionario del Solicitante(s) con validez - T101 PQ

Posted on: January 24, 2019 | File size: 148KB Download
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Petición de Declaración de Invalidación de Matrimonio - T101

Posted on: January 24, 2019 | File size: 161KB Download

Publications

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Canonical Procedures

Posted on: December 12, 2018 | File size: 349KB Download
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Lack of Canonical Form

Posted on: December 12, 2018 | File size: 86KB Download
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Tribunal Procedures

Posted on: August 1, 2019 | File size: 925KB Download
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Trifold Brochure

Posted on: December 12, 2018 | File size: 24KB Download

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