Child Support

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Federal and State Tax Exemptions for Dependent Children: Who gets to claim them?

This article explains how you can figure out who gets to claim your children on your taxes, you or your former spouse.


Child Support and Disabled Children Becoming Adults

Do you have a disabled child who is reaching the age of 18? This article will help you understand the child support laws that may affect your child.


Services Offered by Arizona Department of Child Support Services (DCSS)

Can DCSS help you? Read below to see the  services that the Arizona Department of Child Support Services (DCSS) offers and if they are right for you. Services are often free or at a minimal charge.


How to Represent Yourself in Maricopa Family Court Part 2: Default Through Discovery

In part two, we will discuss how to represent yourself in Default Proceedings and through Discovery.


How to Represent Yourself in Maricopa County Part 1: Initial Filings

This is the first in a multi-part segment on “How to Represent Yourself in Maricopa County Family Court." This section provides information about an initial filing in Family Court.


Garnishment

Garnishment is a legal process by which one party may collect money from another party, after a money judgment has been entered.

by: Arizona Supreme Court

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Where to Find an Attorney for Specific Legal Advice

 All legal service programs in Arizona differ, and their criteria for accepting cases vary as well. Find out what programs are available and where to go for assistance.


The Cash Assistance Program and Child Support

There are many children who are not getting support from both parents. If you are not getting child support for your children, this article may give you information that will help you.


Child Support in Arizona

General information and resources about the responsibilities of both parents when it comes to child support and how a support case moves through the court system in Arizona.

by: Arizona Supreme Court, Court Services Division

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Related Questions


Question: My wife and I were married in Washington 2 years ago. She had an 8 year old child already and I have been dad but clearly not the biological father. She wants a divorce. Can I be sued for child support?
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Question: Is there a statute of limitations to collect past medical bills, orthodontic bills? Mother received receipts for all within 24 hours after child received care.
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Question: I have a first time court appearance for child support . What should I expect and do I need a lawyer to appear with me?
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Question: I currently line in Texas have been here with ny two children for five years. My case is orginally in arizona. I went to court with my ex we were never married he petitioned me and Showed up to court high in drugs. The judge ordered hair follicle tests I passed mine he never took his and than ended up going to prison for four years for aggravated assult on a police officer. I have supported them alone since before he went to prison. He has three other kids and all were taken by the state and adopted out due to his drug use. I want to place him on chikd support with no visitation. Can I?
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Question: My ex and I divorced with one child. He owns his own business and put down his estimated income on the child support form. It was signed and finalized as a part of the divorce and he paid child support and 70% of medical bills. We are updating our incomes and he is stating he made less than expected and that, because he was incorrect with his income, I owe him thousands of dollars for the over-payment. Is this accurate? It was he who stated and signed that income amount and because he was wrong, he is stating I owe him for my daughter's medical expenses and child support he paid.
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