Moving or Changing a Parenting Plan
Information and Forms
Find helpful articles and free court forms for when you have a Parenting Plan and want to move or change the Plan by following the links below.
10 Steps for When the Other Parent Won’t Follow Your Parenting Plan
If you have a Parenting Plan in Montana, and the other parent is not following it, this article will outline 10 steps that you can take when the other parent isn’t following the Parenting Plan, and give tips for representing yourself if you do end up going to court.
25 Things to Know Before You Go to Court
Learn how to make an objection, call and question witnesses, introduce exhibits and evidence, and more tips for representing yourself in court.
How to Register Your Parenting or Custody Order in Montana (FAQ & Forms)
This article will help you with the court steps and paperwork to register your parenting or custody order from another state to make it enforceable in Montana.
Motion to Amend Parenting Plan - Agreed & Contested (Interactive Form)
Use a free interactive program to create the court forms you need to ask the court to change your Parenting Plan. You can use this form if the other parent agrees or doesn't agree with changing your Parenting Plan.
Motion to Amend Parenting Plan When Parents Agree (write-in-the-blank form)
Download a free write-in-the-blank court form to file a Motion to Amend Parenting Plan when both parents agree to changing the Parenting Plan.
Motion to Amend Parenting Plan When Parents Don’t Agree (write-in-the-blank form)
Download a free write-in-the-blank court form to file a Motion to Amend Parenting Plan when the other parent does not agree to changing the Parenting Plan.
Motion to Appoint Interpreter (write-in-the-blank form)
You can use this form to ask the court to appoint an interpreter for you in a lawsuit if you a person who has a limited ability to read, write, or understand English or if you have a hearing impairment and require interpretation services.
Notice of Intent to Move (interactive)
You must notify the other parent and the court if you are going to move at least 30 days before you plan on moving. You can use this online interview to complete the forms for a Notice of Intent to Move. This interview will let you create your own Proposed Parenting Plan if your move will impact your child's contact with the other parent.
Petition to Enforce Parenting Plan (Interactive Form)
Use a free interactive program to write a Petition to Enforce Parenting Plan to ask a District Court in Montana to hold the other parent in contempt for failing to follow your court-ordered Parenting Plan.
Registration of a Foreign Order (Interactive Form)
Use a free interactive program to create a form to ask a District Court in Montana to decide that Montana should have jurisdiction to enforce a custody or parenting order from another state.