Child Support

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Question: When my ex husband and I were going through a divorce proceeding the child support amount was so minimal that the judge decided to not award support. Now, however, the child support is needed due to change in finances. Would I submit a new case or would I submit a modification case?

Answer: You will need to file a request for modification of child support with the court as required by Arizona Revised Statutes, Section 25-503.  You can get a lawyer to help with the process or you can use the forms located in the self-help section of the Arizona Superior Court's website.  Go to www.azcourts.gov, select the county where you live, access the self-help box and go to the section on family law.  There you will find the forms and instructions.

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  • When my ex husband and I were going through a divorce proceeding the child support amount was so minimal that the judge decided to not award support. Now, however, the child support is needed due to change in finances. Would I submit a new case or would I submit a modification case?

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