11. JUDGMENT OF DIVORCE (Form UD-11):
Fields 1-4: Do not fill in these sections. The court will fill in these fields.
Field 5: Print the Plaintiff's name.
Field 6: Print the index number assigned to the case. Do not fill in the Calendar Number. Fill in the Social Security Number of the person who will be obligated to pay child support (if any).
Field 7: Print the Defendant's name.
Field 8: Check the appropriate box. If you or your spouse want payments to be made to the Support Collection Unit, check the “Applicable” box. If there are no unemancipated children of the marriage, check the "Not Applicable" box.
Field 9: If you had an inquest/hearing before the court, check that box and fill in the date of the inquest. If you did not have an inquest, then the court will fill in the date.
Field 10: Check the appropriate box as to the method of service and whether service was made in New York State or outside of New York State.
Field 11: Check the appropriate box.
Field 12: Check the appropriate box and fill in the date of the stipulation, if any.
Field 13: Check the appropriate box.
Field 14: List the Plaintiff's and Defendant's addresses and social security numbers in the spaces provided.
Field 15: Fill in the name of the person submitting the judgment and check the appropriate box identifying this person.
Field 16: Leave this section unchanged.
Field 17: Insert the names of the parties and check the box(es) of the section(s) of the Domestic Relations Law pertaining to your grounds for divorce. You may obtain the information pertaining to the grounds of divorce from the Affidavit of Plaintiff (Form UD-6) or Verified Complaint (Form UD-2).
Field 18: Check the appropriate box as to who shall have custody of the minor children of the marriage (see the definition on page 7) and print the name of the person in the space provided. If there are no minor children of the marriage, check that box in Field 19.
Field 19: List the names and dates of birth and Social Security numbers for the children of the marriage. If there are no minor children of the marriage, check that box. (See the definitions on page 7).
Field 20: Check the appropriate box. If visitation is to be ordered after a hearing or by decision, set forth the schedule. If visitation is not applicable, check that box.
Field 21: If there are existing orders from any other court that are to be continued by this court, other than child support orders, list the County and Index Numbers or Docket Numbers of the order(s), and check the appropriate boxes. A copy of any order to be continued must be submitted to this court. If there are no other court orders, check that box.
Field 22: Fill in this section if there is to be continued an award of child support by a court order issued by a court other than this court. Check all appropriate boxes. If there is to be no award of child support by continuing another court's order, check that box.
Field 23: If you have a written Settlement Agreement for maintenance, check Box A and then check the box next to the words “agreement of the parties.” Immediately to the right of this, and on the next line, check the appropriate box (“Plaintiff” or “Defendant”) depending on whether you are going to receive maintenance or pay it. On the line next to the words “the sum of ___,” write the amount of maintenance you will receive or pay in each payment period and check the box next to the payment period. Since these payments are from a Settlement Agreement, check the box next to the words “payments to be made as set forth….”Check the box that tells whether you want the maintenance payments to be made directly or by an Income Deduction Order. (If you check the box for an Income Deduction Order, you will have to obtain and complete an Income Deduction Order, which is available on the court’s web site and/or from the Supreme Court Clerk’s Office.) Check Box B if there is to be no award of maintenance or none was requested or if the guideline award of maintenance under the Maintenance Guidelines Law (L.2015, c. 269) was zero. If your divorce was commenced before January 25, 2016 and you have requested maintenance in the divorce papers you served on your spouse, check Box C and leave the rest blank for the court to fill out. If your divorce was commenced on or after January 25, 2016, and you have requested maintenance in the divorce papers you served on your spouse, check Box D and leave the rest blank for the court to fill out.
Field 24: Check the appropriate box and insert all requested information or check the "Not applicable" box if payment of child support is not to be made by these means. This section applies where child support is to be paid directly by one spouse to the other or through the NYS Child Support Processing Center.
Note: In Fields 24 - 27, the amounts you enter should conform with Appendix G of the Child Support Worksheet (Form UD-8(3)). If Line 3 of Section II of Appendix G is less than the Self Support Reserve but greater than the poverty level, leave Fields 25-27 for the Court to fill out.
Field 25: Fill in this section, and check the appropriate boxes if reasonable child care expenses are to be paid. If not, check the "Not applicable" box.
Field 26: In section 1, fill in this section, and check the appropriate boxes if health care expenses not covered by insurance, reasonable child care expenses, educational expenses or other extraordinary expenses are to be paid. If not, check the "Not applicable" box.
In Section 2, fill in the amount of the adjustment for the health insurance premiums paid for the children. Fill in Section 3 if applicable.
Field 27: Fill in this section and check the appropriate boxes if the applicable expenses are to be paid. If not, check the "Not applicable"
Field 28: If an award of exclusive occupancy of the marital residence is to be ordered, insert the appropriate terms, including the address of the marital residence and any other provisions regarding exclusive occupancy. If there is no issue of exclusive occupancy, check the "Not applicable" box. Note: A hearing may be held for the court to determine exclusive occupancy unless you and your spouse agree that one of you will remain exclusively in the marital residence.
Field 29: If there is an agreement or stipulation between the parties, Box A must be checked and you must fill in the date the agreement or stipulation was entered. If you have other wishes regarding the survival of this agreement, please notify the court. If there is no agreement or stipulation between the parties, you must check Box B. Note the requirements about where post-judgment applications, if any, must be brought.
Field 30: Fill in this section and check the appropriate boxes if there is an agreement or stipulation or decision of the court requiring that title to the marital residence is to be transferred to Plaintiff or Defendant.
Field 31: A Qualified Medical Child Support Order (Q.M.C.S.O.) must be issued where child support is an issue. The Q.M.C.S.O. is included in the forms booklet as Form UD-8b. Check the box if not applicable.
Field 32: Complete if you have a separation agreement or a decision of the court requiring a Qualified Domestic Relations Order. If not, check the "Not applicable" box.
Field 33: You must complete this paragraph.
Field 34: Leave this provision unchanged.
Field 35: Insert Plaintiff's and/or Defendant's surname before the marriage if different from the current surname.
Field 36: Fill in this section, and check the appropriate boxes if an award of counsel and/or expert fees is to be made. If not, check the "Not applicable" box.
Field 37-39 The court will fill in these sections.