Child Support

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Question: WHAT IS THE DIFFERNCE FROM COURT CHILD SUPPORT VS DES DIVISION CHILD SUPPORT??

Answer: There is no difference. The support is always court-ordered support. Where DES comes in is if the state gets involved in the case. A.R.S. 25-509 allows the state to intervene in child support cases to establish, modify or enforce a duty of child support. The state (DES) usually becomes involved when a person who is entitled to child support receives state services (i.e. food stamps, AHCCCS, etc.) because they are not being paid child support. The state is entitled to be repaid for these services and can become involved in a case to establish child support so that the state gets reimbursed for the services and makes sure the person who is entitled to child support gets the support they are supposed to. The state can also get involved when it is not owed for services if a person entitled to child support asks them to help establish or collect child support.

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