DES Division of Child Support Enforcement - Phoenix Profile

Has programs that locate absent parents, establish paternity, establish and enforce orders, and collect child support payments.

Address
2222 W. Encanto Blvd.
Phoenix, AZ 85009
Phone: (602) 252-4045
Website: https://www.azdes.gov/az_child_support/

QUESTIONS

  • I have a 5 year old son who I've been taking care of with the help of my now husband he has been around for 4 years now, my son calls him dad, his biological dad has been absent all 5 years up until now and has been coming around for about a month a half now and there has been some dis.agreements, what rights does my husband have when it comes to my son
  • Is it legal for apartment complex that I am moving to make me go to post office and pay 40$ to get a key for my mail box
  • My husband had court a few days ago and a court date was not set. He is in jail with a high bond and no court date... how long can they hold him without a court date
  • My son lives in Texas and was arrested in AZ Monday 10/26. A bondsman is on the way with $10,000 to post bail. He is required to go to court on Tuesday, 11/3. My question is, will he have the opportunity to request a public defender on Tuesday, or is he required to have his own attorney that day.
  • Can a company automatically extend a contract for an additional year (original term 5 years) without the senior's consent. Note: The language to extend was included in the small print in the original agreement.
  • Can my children's father get a restraining order against me keeping me from my children after he lost all parental rights in court after he failed to comply with dcfs the state gave me custody and terminated his but I allowed him back in their lives now he says he has a restraining order is that possible?
  • I never received my son's birth certificate from his birth. We moved shortly after he was born and it never arrived in the mail. Now I have to pay for a copy when I never received the original. How do I get the original
  • I applied for food stamps and cash assistance on 11/16/15 and was approved for foodstamps and have already received them. However, the cash assistance is still pending. I understand it can take up to 45 days for them to make a decision but my question is if it is approved will the backdate the cash assistance to the date of application or will it become effective the 1st of the month after approval?
  • My daughter is now 6 months old, her father and I broke up while I was a month pregnant, he didn't want to be involved until I was 8 months pregnant. He saw her the day after she was born so I put him on her birth certificate but I haven't seen or heard from him since. Can I take him to court to terminate his parental rights?
  • I was married thru the Catholic Church. Got divorced thru the state 5 years ago, but have not gone thru the church to get the marriage annulled. Legally, do I need to do this before I remarry?

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    Referral number 602-257-4434
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    www.pimacountybar.org
    Referral number 520-623-4625
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline
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