One of the most difficult aspects of divorce, separation or the absence of a parent is finding the right balance of care for the children involved. Find local Stark County resources available to help you file your child custody case.
To file a child custody case, all forms should be submitted to Stark County Family Court. A member of the court will process the documentation and provide guidance for next steps.
Download, complete and submit the following documentation to file your change of custody request.
Official request to change a shared parenting plan or the sole residential parent and legal custodian.
Asks for an individual to be served with court papers, initiating a child custody claim.
Declaration of whether you have been involved in a previous child custody, visitation or related case.
Record of income, expenses and money owed to determine child and spousal support amounts.
Release of relevant information that could impact an active child custody case.
Disclosure of health insurance coverage available for children which can be used to determine child support.