Child Support

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Federal and State Tax Exemptions for Dependent Children: Who gets to claim them?

This article explains how you can figure out who gets to claim your children on your taxes, you or your former spouse.


Child Support and Disabled Children Becoming Adults

Do you have a disabled child who is reaching the age of 18? This article will help you understand the child support laws that may affect your child.


Services Offered by Arizona Department of Child Support Services (DCSS)

Can DCSS help you? Read below to see the  services that the Arizona Department of Child Support Services (DCSS) offers and if they are right for you. Services are often free or at a minimal charge.


How to Represent Yourself in Maricopa Family Court Part 2: Default Through Discovery

In part two, we will discuss how to represent yourself in Default Proceedings and through Discovery.


How to Represent Yourself in Maricopa County Part 1: Initial Filings

This is the first in a multi-part segment on “How to Represent Yourself in Maricopa County Family Court." This section provides information about an initial filing in Family Court.


Garnishment

Garnishment is a legal process by which one party may collect money from another party, after a money judgment has been entered.

by: Arizona Supreme Court

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Where to Find an Attorney for Specific Legal Advice

 All legal service programs in Arizona differ, and their criteria for accepting cases vary as well. Find out what programs are available and where to go for assistance.


The Cash Assistance Program and Child Support

There are many children who are not getting support from both parents. If you are not getting child support for your children, this article may give you information that will help you.


Child Support in Arizona

General information and resources about the responsibilities of both parents when it comes to child support and how a support case moves through the court system in Arizona.

by: Arizona Supreme Court, Court Services Division

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Related Questions


Question: If a husband ended having a baby out of an affair, when paying child support is his wife responsible for child support payments also ? How does this affects the wife personal finances ?
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Question: I have a child support agreement from the Maricopa County. My ex wife and son lives in Tucson, AZ I have recently moved to Tucson to be closer to my child. How do I start a child support modification in Tucson when the agreement was settled in Maricopa County?
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Question: When we got divorced my ex made very little money. Now she make 4 times the amount she was making, and significantly more than I make. Does she have to report that to tbe courts. Or do I have to file to have this adjusted
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Question: I have had a good job working overseas for the past 3 years. i am now moving back home for good, taking a very large pay cut because i want equal custody of my kids. If we go back to court can I have the child support removed because we will now have joint custody and I will have taken a significant pay cut.
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Question: My daughter is almost 5y/o my daughter's father has never been in her life or provided for her financially or emotinally. Time to time he acts like he wants to be part of her life but NEVER takes any initiative to actually build a relationship with her. He also isn't on her birth certificate and he currently leaves in California. What do be my first step on filling for child support? I don't want him to have any legal rights to her or for him to take her out of state and is why I've never filed for child support plus he's always threatened to fight me for full custody.
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