Instructions for Motion & Order to Waive Filing Fee
& Service of Process Fee & Forms
A Motion to Waive Filing Fee & Service of Process Fee is a request to the Court asking that
it not charge you the fee for filing a divorce and to direct the Sheriff not to charge you for service of
process. The Motion refers to your Financial Affidavit (Form UJS-304) to explain your financial
situation to the Judge and help the Judge decide whether to waive the fees in your case. Basically,
you are telling the Judge that you cannot afford to pay the filing fee and the service of process fee.
Complete this form in black or blue ink only!
Complete the caption at the top of the Motion. NOTE: The caption is the top portion of each
form. You will need to know the name of your county, judicial circuit (ask the Clerk if you do
not know), name of plaintiff, name of defendant and case filing number (ask the Clerk if you do
not know). The caption will be the same on every form you fill out.
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