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Court File Number 1301-______
IN THE COURT OF QUEEN’S BENCH OF NEW BRUNSWICK
FAMILY DIVISION
JUDICIAL DISTRICT OF __________________
BETWEEN:
_____________________________________
PETITIONER
-and_____________________________________
RESPONDENT
ANSWER
(FORM 72D)
1. The respondent (or person-named) admits the allegations contained in paragraphs
_____________________________________ of the Petition for Divorce.
2. The respondent (or person-named) denies the allegations contained in paragraphs
________________________________________ of the Petition for Divorce.
3. The respondent (or person-named) has no knowledge of the facts alleged in paragraphs
____________________________________________ of the Petition for Divorce.
4. The respondent (or person-named) says that (Set out in separate numbered paragraphs each
allegation of a material fact relied upon by way of an answer to the Petition for Divorce.)
5. The respondent (or person-named) intends to proceed in the__________________________
language.
(Where the Petition for Divorce contains a claim for child support)
6. The Financial Statement of the respondent, in the form prescribed by the Rules of Court, and
the income information of the respondent required by the child support guidelines are attached.
DATED AT_________________________, this __ day of _______________, 20___.
__________________________________
solicitor for respondent (or solicitor for person-named)
(or respondent where solicitor is not retained)
(or person-named where solicitor is not retained)
__________________________________
__________________________________
ENDNOTES:
1.
Fill in the information as it appears on the Petition for Divorce.
2.
Fill in the paragraph numbers of the statements in the Petition for Divorce that you agree
with. For example, if paragraph 3 states: “We were married on October 1, 1999 in
Fredericton, New Brunswick” you may list that paragraph as one you are in agreement
with, if it is true.
3.
If there are paragraphs in the Petition for Divorce that you do not agree with, list them by
paragraph number. Do not say why you disagree, just list the numbers of the paragraphs
you do not agree with.
4.
If there are paragraphs in the Petition for Divorce that allege facts you have no
knowledge of, list them here.
5.
If you wish to present other facts that relate to the Petition for Divorce, set out each fact
in separate numbered paragraphs. Use a separate sheet of paper if you run out of space.
6.
Fill in the language you wish to use.
7.
If there are children, you must file a Financial Statement (Form 72J) and income
information (normally tax returns).
8.
Sign and fill in your mailing address underneath.
** The endnotes on these formatted family law forms were created by Public Legal Education and Information
Service of New Brunswick. Financial support for this initiative was provided by Justice Canada. For general
information on court procedure, call the toll free family law information line at 1-888-236-2444, or visit the Family
Law NB website at www.familylawnb.ca. For advice on your specific situation, please consult a lawyer.**
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