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Question: how can i file for full custody of my son if the father will not take the DNA test and lives in another state.he has been served his papers to take the test.

Answer:

You may want to review the article on this site about custody and parenting time in Arizona. This article discusses the procedure for getting a custody order. In addition, many of the courts provide forms and informational packets on filing for custody. To find your local family court, you can search on the courts locator through the Arizona Supreme Court website. Some county courts and libraries, such as Maricopa, Pima and Coconino have forms online.

You may want to consult with an attorney to find out what laws apply to your specific situation and how those laws apply to you. The following is general information about child custody in Arizona. The Arizona Revised Statutes (A.R.S.) on child custody can be found in Title 25, Chapter 4 (starting with A.R.S. § 25-401). Depending on the specific situation, you may want to review the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (starting with A.R.S. § 25-1001). 

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