Questions About FL-141 During Divorce | Santa Clarita

Questions About FL-141 During Divorce | Santa Clarita

I had someone ask a great question today about how to complete the FL-141.  This is the form you use to instruct the court that you have served either your preliminary declaration of disclosure or the final declaration of disclosure.

The FL-141 is called the Declaration Regarding Service of Declaration of Disclosure and Income and Expense Declaration.

When you file this form with the court, you are telling them that you served your income and expense declaration and your schedule of assets and debts.

The question specifically asked this.  When you file your final declaration of disclosure, do you mark both the preliminary and final box and put both the dates of when you served the preliminary and final on one form?

Here goes the answer.  This is a multi-use form.  It can be used by the Petitioner or Respondent and can be used to tell the court you are filing the Preliminary Declaration of Disclosure or Final Declaration of Disclosure.

You would only do one or the other on the form.  So if you are filing your preliminary declaration of disclosure, you would only mark box #2 which addresses that.

When you later go to file your Final Declaration of Disclosure, you would only mark box #4 which addresses that.

When filing your Final Declaration of Disclosure, you would not mark both box #2 and #4 on the same form at once.

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