1. Read the instructions and complete the required paperwork provided       on https://www.illinoiscourts.gov/forms/approved-forms/forms-circuit-court/divorce-child-support-maintenance

2. Complete the   Certificate of Attorney-Family Division - #171-365

    If you do not know the whereabouts of the Respondent please complete:
                   Notice By Publication - #171-418
                   Affidavit for Service by Publication - #171-416 
               
3. If you have minor children, you will also need:
         Declaration Under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Enforcement Act #171-145 

         Take the required Parenting Class offered through the College of Lake County
          http://www.clcillinois.edu/programs-and-classes/court-programs

 4. eFile the above paperwork (please note filing fee required unless a fee waiver is granted)