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 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: How much time do I need to give when requesting modification of child support when one lives out of state
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Question: How much time do I need to give when requesting modification of child support when one lives out of state
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Question: My ex has been providing child support to are 9yr child since we separated. He recently passed away is she intitled to his social security for child support and how do I take steps to find out how to get aid for. her
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Question: my sons father pays child support based on minimum wage (then $8.00 an hour)and him having our son 2 days a week. he has not had him in over a year and makes about $18 an hour now. how do I go about getting an increase in child support?
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Question: When my daughter turns 18 next October, I know she will no longer get child support. She will still be high school till May 2019 and is disabled. My question is she has back child support and I don’t care if she doesn’t get any of it. I just want to know if there is a hearing I would have to go to when she turns 18? If there is, could I hire a lawyer to go to the hearing for me? My daughter’s father was abusive and I don’t want to see him at court. Thanks.
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