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: My new husband owes back child support. Am I responsible as his new wife for his back child support
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Question: My ex-wife and i have been divorced since 2010 and I was ordered to pay child support for our 3 children and there has been no modifications since our divorce. Two of our children are now over 18 and the youngest is 14. He will come to live with me this month and go to school in Oklahoma. How do I get child support to stop while he is living with me and attending school?
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Question: Does the parent still pay child support when the child is with them for vacation
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Question: If I lose rights to my daughter do I still have to pay child support if shes getting adopted by another father. Or do I have to continue the payments even after it's over?
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Question: How can I get assistance in filing a child support modification in the state of AZ when the other party is refusing to cooperate? I currently cannot afford an attorney. Thank you.
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