Help with court forms
A co-worker shows his friend how to find easier-to-use versions of Supreme Court forms online in our short illustrated story, Help with court forms.
Here you'll find lists of all the blank court forms and sample completed forms linked to on this site. All the Supreme Court, Provincial Court, or pension forms are also linked in the step-by-step guides wherever you need them. After you've filled out the form, you can follow the instructions in the step-by-step guides to find out what to do with them.
Choose Supreme, Provincial, or Pension for a list of forms of that type.
Having problems with the forms?
I can't find the form I want
If you can't find the form you want, you can find the PDF forms linked to from this site on Courthouse Services:
The PDF form won't open or I get an error message
Some of the PDF forms might not open in Firefox, Safari, Chrome, or other browsers. If the form won't load properly, save the PDF file (right click and choose "Save target as" or "Save link as"), and open it using Acrobat Reader on your computer.
If you aren't able to access a PDF, check the JP Boyd on Family Law pages to see if there's a Word document file available for that form. You can also usually pick up printed copies of the forms from your local court registry.
I need help filling out a form
There are example filled-out forms available for some forms on JP Boyd on Family Law:
If you need help, see Where to get help filling out court forms.
Online Divorce Assistant
If you're applying for a joint divorce, the provincial government offers a free Online Divorce Assistant that helps you fill out all the forms you need. Use this tool if you or your spouse live in BC, and your marriage certificate is in English.
I can't figure out how to work the Supreme Court forms
The following forms are somewhat complicated:
- Counterclaim (F5)
- Final Order (F52)
- Notice of Application (F31)
- Notice of Family Claim (F3)
- Notice of Joint Family Claim (F1)
- Response to Counterclaim (F6)
- Response to Family Claim (F4)
For more instructions and answers to common questions about these forms, you can:
- Read Common questions about the Supreme Court PDF forms or Common questions about the Supreme Court Word forms.
- Download the Supreme Court Civil and Family Forms "How To" Guide from the Courthouse Services website.
If you think you need in-person help, see I need help filling out a form above.
There are sections missing from the Supreme Court forms
When you first open certain Supreme Court forms, only part of the form appears. You have to fill out the first part then generate the rest. These generated forms include:
- Affidavit — Desk Order Divorce (F38)
- Child Support Affidavit (F37)
- Final Order (F52)
- Order to Waive Fees (F85)
- Protection Order (F54)
To generate the forms, follow these instructions:
- Fill out the first part then click Generate Form. The rest of the form will appear. What sections it contains depends on what you filled out in the first part.
- Fill out the rest and click "This form is complete and ready for submission."
- Click "Save Form" if you want to save the form as a PDF or "Click here to PRINT Form" to print.