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How to Make a Spousal Maintenance or Child Support Payment to the Clearinghouse in Arizona

You were just ordered to pay spousal maintenance or child support through the clearinghouse. The order says an “income withholding order will be issued to your employer.” Until then you are to pay the clearinghouse directly.  


Venue: The Importance on Where to File and When to File

You both filed at the same time, in which court will the case be held?


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.


Should Your Property Settlement Agreement be Merged Into Your Divorce Decree?

What is Merger? Learn the difference between merger and incorporation in a divorce decree.


What Happens to Personal Injury Proceeds During Divorce?

The period of time between filing for divorce and actually getting divorced is a land field of potential issues when it comes to property issues in divorce. This article helps the reader understand what insurance awards they may or may not be entitled.


What Is Parental Alienation Syndrome and Why Does It Matter?

Learn about  Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS) and why it may matter to you and your child.


Divorce on the Navajo Nation - Grounds and Requirements

by: DNA- People's Legal Services - Window Rock

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Family Law on the Navajo Nation: How is Property Divided in a Divorce?

by: DNA- People's Legal Services - Window Rock

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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.


Children Hurt Too

Children are in pain when Domestic Violence in is their lives. This Booklet gives information about how to help children deal with Domestic Violence.

by: Arizona Supreme Court, Court Services Division

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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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Parent Education Classes

Find out about the Parent Education Class and tips about how to help your child adjust to a divorce or separation.

by: Arizona Supreme Court, Court Services Division

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Divorce in Arizona

by: Arizona Supreme Court, Court Services Division

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Things You Should Know About Divorce in Arizona

by: AZ Supreme Court

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Covenant Marriage in Arizona

For a covenant marriage, the court can only grant a divorce ("dissolution of marriage" in Arizona) or a legal separation for certain, limited reasons.

by: Arizona Supreme Court, Court Services Division

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Self-Service Guide for Divorce Cases

This guide has been prepared as a resource for use in the self-service centers of the Superior Court to provide general information, not advice, about obtaining a divorce in Arizona.

by: AZ Supreme Court

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Related Questions


Question: How is spousal support determined? Is there a formula used by the court to determine how much should be awarded?
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Question: My husband and I were married in 2000. We separated in 2001 and have no lived together or been in a relationship ever since. He was deported to Mexico. How can I file? He agreed to sign and get papers notarized in Mexico immediately. Would they be valid in Arizona?
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Question: I live in Arizona and my spouse lives in Texas. I do not have any residence or employment information on him. Do I file for divorce in AZ or do I file in TX? I have had no contact with him since 2012. We have no children or property and I prefer to file on my own due to financial issues. Thank you.
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Question: My spouse was stationed as active duty in AZ, where we bought a house together and he still has an AZ driver's license, pays AZ taxes, and that house is his official address of record. Mine has changed. Can I file for divorce in AZ since he is an AZ resident (does the court consider him an AZ resident)? Thank you.
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Question: I am currently covered by my spouses insurance coverage and our divorce has not been filed yet. ARS 20-1377 and 20-1408 state that I may continue to be covered under his health insurance policy. I have contacted the health care company and NO ONE is able to assist me with this. I've looked online for answers and there are none. How to I apply for a conversion policy?
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