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Formal Petition form
Print out this page and follow these directions while completing the petition form.1. ALL documents are designed to be used ONLY with Microsoft WORD 97 (MS Word 97) or a higher version of Microsoft WORD. NO other software programs are compatible and are NOT to be used!
2. Download/save the petition from the web site onto your computer hard drive.
3. To view and print properly the petition form, your computer must be set as follows:
Fill-in the gray spaces for Parts 1 - 19 on pages 1 - 14.
Beginning with Part 20 on page 16, type your responses in the gray space that appears AFTER the complete numbered question (including any multiple letter parts). Answer each and every question and each sub-part (a, b, c, etc.) separately. Do not combine any answers. Use your mouse or "Tab" key to move to each gray space . Within the gray space, type as in any Microsoft WORD document.
For example: Section B—Background of the Respondent (Your Former Spouse)
Type within the gray space the following:
1. a) Your response
b) Your response
2. a) Your response
b) Your response
c) Your response
Continue in the same fashion with each and every question and each sub-part (a, b, c, etc.)
5. The Metropolitan Tribunal will accept only the following:
A completely filled in, paper print out of your responses to pp. 1-14 and your responses to Part 20 (p. 16 ff) on only one side of 8½ by 11 inch white paper, using only black ink. The paper print out must include:
With the paper print out, submit the following:
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