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Question: My ex-husband wants to give up all rights to our three-year old daughter. How do I start this process and where do I obtain the necessary paperwork so that I can have sole custody of my daughter?

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AZLawHelp discusses how a court’s custody order may be changed. It states that either parent may request in writing that the court modify a custody order. This request must be filed with the Clerk of the Superior Court of the county. This section provides additional helpful information regarding a change of custody order. (http://www.azlawhelp.org/articles_info.cfm?mc=1&sc=1&articleid=68) Forms for changing or modifying a custody agreement, in Maricopa County can be filed on-line by clicking the link below. (http://www.superiorcourt.maricopa.gov/SuperiorCourt/Self-ServiceCenter/Forms/FamilyCourt/fc_group_14.asp) For other counties in Arizona, these forms can be found on-line by clicking the link below. (https://turbocourt.com/go.jsp?act=actPrepareCaseSelect&tmstp=1383163237779&id=175791218) Forms are also available at the Superior Courthouse of each particular county. ( http://www.azcourts.gov/AZCourts/AZCourtsLocator.aspx)

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AZLawHelp discusses how a court’s custody order may be changed. Either parent may request in writing that the court modify a custody order. This request must be filed with the Clerk of the Superior Court of the county. You may wish to review the Child Custody Article, which provides additional information regarding child custody modifications. For residents of Maricopa County, the paperwork can be filed on-line. For other counties in Arizona, these forms can be found on-line by clicking the link below.

https://turbocourt.com/go.jsp?act=actPrepareCaseSelect&tmstp=1383163237779&id=175791218

 Forms are also available at the Superior Courthouse of each particular county. 

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