Divorce and Custody Cases: Information for Those Representing Themselves

This series of short videos discusses many topics important to people representing themselves in divorce and child custody cases. The videos cover what to expect at different stages of the case including procedures that you have to follow. The videos also include information about parenting plans, child support, dividing marital property, and options for resolving your case without a trial.

Each video averages 3-5 minutes in length. You can watch just the subject you are interested in or watch the whole series. After each video there is one multiple choice question that will help you to check your understanding of the topic.

Introduction to Series

Behavior in the Court

Case Overview

Standing Orders

Resolution Options

Custody and Parenting Plan Pt. 1

Custody and Parenting Plan Pt. 2

Child Support

Marital Property

Disclosure and Discovery

Spousal Support

Motion Practice-Motion

Motion Practice-Opposition

Motion Practice-Reply

Motion Practice-Deadlines

Serving the Other Side

Appearing in Court From a Distance

Mailing Documents

Other helpful links:

Alaska Court System Family Law Self-Help Center

Alaska Court System

Alaska LawHelp.org

Alaska Legal Services Corporation

The Alaska Family Law Self-Help Video Series is a project of Alaska Legal Services Corporation and the Alaska Court System Family Law Self-Help Center. The aklawselfhelp.org website was funded by a Legal Services Corporation Technology Initiative Grant to improve access to justice and legal information through the use of technology.