It sounds like you have acquired all of the necessary forms to file your Order to Show Cause. It also sounds like you have a pretty good idea of what you want to ask for. You may want to seek out an attorney to assist you in filling out the forms, likely best to find an attorney who will charge you a lower, flat rate fee to assist you. You can also get help from the Court's self-help center and most county court websites have an assistance package of forms that help to fill out the forms. The original set of documents goes to the court for filing, also send 2 additional copies for conformed copies. When you receive thoses conformed copies back from the court, keep one set of copies for yourself. The other set of conformed copies will be the "service" pack of documents. You must serve this set of copies on the father of the child. You must also enclosed blank copies of a Responsive Declaration and a blank FL-105. Once the father has been served, you must file a Proof of Service with the Court. Service must be effectuated by someone over the age of 18, NOT a party to the action.
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