Child Support

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Question: My son got divorced while in the Army. The child support was based on his Army income and housing allowance. The divorce was in Louisiana. He now lives in Avondale, AZ going to school and working part time. His ex-wife and daughter now live in Fort Irwin, California, with the new husband who is in the Army. My son is having difficulty paying child support since his discharged from the Army and the drastic change of income. His pay is being garnished via Arizona and Louisiana respective government agencies. Can he get the child support modified and if so where would he do it?

Answer: The Superior court of Maricopa County has a self service center where he can file papers for modification of child support. He can go to: http://www.superiorcourt.maricopa.gov to download the paperwork. He may go to LawforVeterans.org. There is a wealth of information on the website regarding family law. He may also want to contact us at the azlawhelp.org legal learn line. We can qualify him for legal services.

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  • My son got divorced while in the Army. The child support was based on his Army income and housing allowance. The divorce was in Louisiana. He now lives in Avondale, AZ going to school and working part time. His ex-wife and daughter now live in Fort Irwin, California, with the new husband who is in the Army. My son is having difficulty paying child support since his discharged from the Army and the drastic change of income. His pay is being garnished via Arizona and Louisiana respective government agencies. Can he get the child support modified and if so where would he do it?

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