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Question: If a parent surrenders their parental rights in the state of AZ,are they still obligated to pay child support?
The following is provided for general information only. To find out how the law applies to a specific situation, contact an attorney directly. Under ARS 8-539, termination of parental rights eliminates, "all legal rights, privileges, duties and obligations with respect to each other except the right of the child to ... support from the parent." The Child Support Article found on this website contains other information on the issue of child support which may be useful.
If a parent surrenders their parental rights in the state of AZ,are they still obligated to pay child support?
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State Bar of Arizona
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